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1. IBM Open-Sources Power Chip Instruction Set (nextplatform.com)
587 points by Katydid on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 277 comments
2. Hundreds of extreme self-citing scientists revealed in new database (nature.com)
541 points by dmckeon on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 208 comments
3. Time to Get Serious about Tick-Borne Diseases (scientificamerican.com)
484 points by brownbat on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 285 comments
4. Juul, Philip Morris Sued Under Racketeer Act for Targeting Kids (bloomberg.com)
403 points by JumpCrisscross on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 303 comments
5. Most startup theory is ex-post, therefore bs (shafyy.com)
379 points by shafyy on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 163 comments
6. IRS budget cuts cost $34.3B in lost revenue from big business (accountingtoday.com)
335 points by mars4rp on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 302 comments
7. ‘They Get Fired All the Time. And They Have No Idea Why’ (institutionalinvestor.com)
374 points by laurex on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 352 comments
8. Calculus Is Deeply Irrational (mathenchant.wordpress.com)
335 points by ColinWright on Aug 19, 2019 | hide | 159 comments
9. People love working remotely (usefyi.com)
422 points by galfarragem on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 361 comments
10. A Primer on Bézier Curves (2013) (pomax.github.io)
243 points by acdanger on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 34 comments
11. New Life Found That Lives Off Electricity (2016) (quantamagazine.org)
229 points by respinal on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 79 comments
12. Yubico launches its dual USB-C and Lightning two-factor security key (techcrunch.com)
263 points by jeromegv on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 175 comments
13. On-disk format robustness requirements for new filesystems (lwn.net)
192 points by chmaynard on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 58 comments
14. GCP to introduce an additional charge for publicly addressed VM instances (cloud.google.com)
236 points by sainyam on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 134 comments
15. Bulk Data Structures C++ (gamasutra.com)
179 points by kouh on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 105 comments
16. Where do interrupts happen? (travisdowns.github.io)
192 points by matt_d on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 19 comments
17. GPT-2: 6-Month Follow-Up (openai.com)
160 points by xcodevn on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 93 comments
18. Announcing Notqmail (schmonz.com)
160 points by cpeterso on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 72 comments
19. Sunsetting Mercurial Support in Bitbucket (bitbucket.org/blog)
357 points by ingve on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 355 comments
20. Open Location Code: An Open Source Standard for Addresses (github.com/google)
184 points by ColinWright on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 90 comments
21. Crossword Panic of 1944 (historic-uk.com)
160 points by yread on Aug 19, 2019 | hide | 41 comments
22. Pagemap: A mini map for your website (larsjung.de)
264 points by owenshen24 on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 33 comments
23. Patagonia's Philosopher King (2016) (newyorker.com)
154 points by anonymouslee on Aug 19, 2019 | hide | 57 comments
24. Subsurface – An open source scuba dive logging platform (subsurface-divelog.org)
146 points by jkingsman on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 70 comments
25. Real world location virtually recreated to scale in minutes [video] (nwn.blogs.com)
106 points by Kroeler on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 58 comments
26. Google's software mistreats or harms the user (gnu.org)
336 points by eddyg on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 269 comments
27. Could Removing Social Media Metrics Reduce Polarization? (onezero.medium.com)
89 points by respinal on Aug 19, 2019 | hide | 129 comments
28. Hydrophilic disc uses solar power to separate salt from water (newatlas.com)
126 points by HillaryBriss on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 59 comments
29. Datacenter Locations Driven by 19th Century Politics (linkedin.com)
157 points by tellarin on Aug 19, 2019 | hide | 46 comments
30. Startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 1 (techcrunch.com)
169 points by bruceb on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 140 comments

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