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1. A Beginner’s Introduction to Python Web Frameworks (2018) (stxnext.com)
371 points by rbanffy on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 162 comments
2. 15 states are trying to make the electoral college obselete (nytimes.com)
502 points by car on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 900 comments
3. Thoughts on Rust bloat (raphlinus.github.io)
443 points by xenocratus on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 305 comments
4. Building a distributed time-series database on PostgreSQL (timescale.com)
383 points by craigkerstiens on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 97 comments
5. WebAssembly Interface Types: Interoperate with All the Things (hacks.mozilla.org)
324 points by skellertor on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 114 comments
6. Splunk acquires cloud monitoring service SignalFx for $1.05B (techcrunch.com)
213 points by sgloutnikov on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 113 comments
7. Mortgage Market Reopens to Risky Borrowers (wsj.com)
203 points by spking on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 141 comments
8. The GitHub registry public beta is live (help.github.com)
268 points by talal7860 on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 133 comments
9. Acute Effects of Electronic Cigarette Aerosol Inhalation on Vascular Function (rsna.org)
203 points by mzs on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 229 comments
10. Manufacturers want to quit China for Vietnam, but find it impossible (wsj.com)
148 points by chmaynard on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 91 comments
11. CERN Open Data Portal: Explore more than 2 PB of open data from particle physics (cern.ch)
125 points by lelf on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 12 comments
12. Cloud Run Button: Click-to-deploy your Git repos to GCP (cloud.google.com)
241 points by eloycoto on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 82 comments
13. CTVT – A contagious cancer that spreads from dog to dog (theatlantic.com)
149 points by andyjpb on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 62 comments
14. Researcher banned on Valve's bug bounty program publishes second Steam 0-day (zdnet.com)
465 points by tareqak on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 199 comments
15. Turbo, an Improved Rainbow Colormap for Visualization (googleblog.com)
494 points by polm23 on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 121 comments
16. Why does all life use the same 20 amino acids? (chemistryworld.com)
272 points by respinal on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 104 comments
17. A dream of an ultimate OS (1995) (okmij.org)
246 points by animalcule on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 175 comments
18. GitHub Supports Web Authentication (WebAuthn) for Security Keys (github.blog)
206 points by johns on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 65 comments
19. One of the greatest science fiction magazines is now available online (2017) (theverge.com)
193 points by Hooke on Aug 19, 2019 | hide | 77 comments
20. Startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 2 (techcrunch.com)
161 points by denisvlr on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 158 comments
21. Hundreds of people died over a millennium at “Skeleton Lake” in the Himalayas (vice.com)
114 points by prawn on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 56 comments
22. 16M Americans will vote on hackable paperless machines (technologyreview.com)
567 points by rbanffy on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 491 comments
23. Trails of Wind: Data Visualization of the Architecture of Airport Runways (figures.cc)
118 points by Osiris30 on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 33 comments
24. Libspng – C library for reading and writing PNG files (libspng.org)
159 points by randy408 on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 73 comments
25. WeWork Isn’t a Tech Company (hbr.org)
292 points by jmsflknr on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 221 comments
26. Sealab II: Porpoise Post and Life Beneath the Waves (navalhistory.org)
29 points by Petiver on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 7 comments
27. Security flaws caused by compiler optimizations (redhat.com)
136 points by nfltn on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 56 comments
28. A Common Lisp library for solving linear programming problems (github.com/neil-lindquist)
86 points by lerax on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 12 comments
29. My Sudden Trip to Hell (linkedin.com)
273 points by EvilTrout on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 151 comments
30. Walmart sues Tesla over fires at stores fitted with its solar panels (reuters.com)
248 points by helloer on Aug 20, 2019 | hide | 145 comments

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