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1. Preindustrial workers worked fewer hours than today's (2009) (csail.mit.edu)
630 points by jammygit on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 498 comments
2. How to build a plugin system on the web and also sleep well at night (figma.com)
685 points by rudi-c on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 86 comments
3. Why All of Our Games Look Like Crap (jeff-vogel.blogspot.com)
762 points by Fr0styMatt88 on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 540 comments
4. VMware Acquires Carbon Black for $2.1B and Pivotal for $2.7B (techcrunch.com)
402 points by frostmatthew on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 150 comments
5. Some Obscure C Features (multun.net)
476 points by Morhaus on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 138 comments
6. Plastics: What's Recyclable, What Becomes Trash and Why (npr.org)
336 points by kevinrpope on Aug 21, 2019 | hide | 215 comments
7. The Many Possibilities of iMessage File Vulnerability (googleprojectzero.blogspot.com)
279 points by jakejarvis on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 82 comments
8. Productivity and the Workweek (2000) (csail.mit.edu)
345 points by kamiYcombi on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 228 comments
9. Oracle directors give blessing to shareholder lawsuit against Larry Ellison (techcrunch.com)
191 points by wstrange on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 123 comments
10. How Men’s Bodies Change When They Become Fathers (nytimes.com)
323 points by cgoodmac on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 269 comments
11. Privacy Sandbox – Open standards to enhance privacy on the web (blog.google)
266 points by infodocket on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 308 comments
12. The Most Dangerous Writing App (maebert.github.io)
311 points by farazzz on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 185 comments
13. Using TypeScript with React (simonknott.de)
225 points by skn0tt on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 192 comments
14. Starbucks, monetary superpower (jpkoning.blogspot.com)
238 points by overwhelm on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 136 comments
15. Stand Out as a Speaker (science.sciencemag.org)
220 points by Anon84 on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 29 comments
16. Flaws in Cellphone Evidence Prompt Review of 10k Verdicts in Denmark (nytimes.com)
137 points by JetSpiegel on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 33 comments
17. Nonplanar Printing (uni-hamburg.de)
180 points by mlyle on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 35 comments
18. Making containers safer (lwn.net)
211 points by chmaynard on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 52 comments
19. Levenshtein Distance (wikipedia.org)
215 points by tosh on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 126 comments
20. Geocities Archive (geocitiesarchive.org)
147 points by geocities on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 90 comments
21. Show HN: Scarf – Platform to help open-source developers monetize their work (scarf.sh)
167 points by aviaviavi on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 58 comments
22. How to Start with Machine Learning (duomly.com)
255 points by duomly on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 31 comments
23. Things to Know About GNU Readline (twobithistory.org)
204 points by matt_d on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 113 comments
24. No Son of Mine Is Going to Be a Benthamite (mcsweeneys.net)
163 points by smacktoward on Aug 19, 2019 | hide | 78 comments
25. Upmem Puts CPUs Inside Memory to Allow Applications to Run 20 Times Faster (hpcwire.com)
170 points by rbanffy on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 78 comments
26. Map Design – a guide to good looking maps (2008) [pdf] (orienteering.asn.au)
110 points by app4soft on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 15 comments
27. Why the U.S. Army Owns So Many Fossils (atlasobscura.com)
116 points by andrewl on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 32 comments
28. Cryptic, allusive messages from Hong Kong's wealthiest tycoon (upenn.edu)
395 points by fraqed on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 179 comments
29. The body is the missing link for truly intelligent machines (2017) (aeon.co)
165 points by new_guy on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 112 comments
30. After September 18th, you’ll no longer be able to send messages on YouTube (support.google.com)
134 points by jerrygoyal on Aug 22, 2019 | hide | 71 comments

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