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1. Pronunciations for hexadecimal numbers (1968) (twitter.com/lizhenry)
497 points by henrik_w on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 117 comments
2. Zen 2 Missives – AMD now delivering efficiencies that are double that of Intel (backplane.com)
402 points by olvy0 on Aug 25, 2019 | hide | 211 comments
3. QEMU VM Escape (blog.bi0s.in)
298 points by ngaut on Aug 25, 2019 | hide | 57 comments
4. Rabbit Holes: The Secret to Technical Expertise (bityard.net)
276 points by dailymorn on Aug 25, 2019 | hide | 57 comments
5. Moscow's blockchain voting system cracked a month before election (zdnet.com)
301 points by svenfaw on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 107 comments
6. Huawei Seeks Independence from the US with RISC-V and Ascend Chips (tomshardware.com)
237 points by headalgorithm on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 157 comments
7. Beyond Meat and KFC partner to test fried plant-based ‘chicken’ (theverge.com)
331 points by _bxg1 on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 507 comments
8. Show HN: Zero-Config Documentation Websites for Python (timothycrosley.github.io)
233 points by timothycrosley on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 81 comments
9. How Does Esperanto Sound? (martinrue.com)
203 points by martinrue on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 151 comments
10. Major book publishers sue Amazon’s Audible over new speech-to-text feature (theverge.com)
256 points by bookofjoe on Aug 25, 2019 | hide | 357 comments
11. Show HN: I made a CRM system to make sales fun (wobaka.com)
275 points by drikerf on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 206 comments
12. Interviews with programming language creators (2010) [pdf] (bas.bg)
212 points by MrXOR on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 44 comments
13. Recognizing the signs of disruption in our urban habitat (strongtowns.org)
203 points by oftenwrong on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 171 comments
14. North American versus European distribution systems (2011) (electrical-engineering-portal.com)
166 points by nabla9 on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 236 comments
15. Spacebook: AGI's near Real-Time satellite viewer (agi.com)
167 points by dricornelius on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 41 comments
16. Using bacteria to make self-healing cement (thestructuralengineer.info)
156 points by vinnyglennon on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 68 comments
17. Do-It-Yourself OpenJDK Garbage Collector (shipilev.net)
155 points by lelf on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 4 comments
18. Woman Finds Yellow Diamond While Watching YouTube Video on How to Find Diamonds (gizmodo.com)
95 points by prostoalex on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 49 comments
19. Elon Musk Gambled Tesla to Save SolarCity (vanityfair.com)
213 points by AndrewBissell on Aug 25, 2019 | hide | 266 comments
20. Should small Rust structs be passed by-copy or by-borrow? (forrestthewoods.com)
229 points by forrestthewoods on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 107 comments
21. Show HN: YouTube Decade – The most-viewed videos posted 10 years ago (youtubedecade.netlify.com)
168 points by bennettfeely on Aug 24, 2019 | hide | 38 comments
22. How do black holes destroy information and why is that a problem? (backreaction.blogspot.com)
197 points by sohkamyung on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 89 comments
23. A Buddhist monk confronts Japan's suicide culture (2013) (newyorker.com)
189 points by bookofjoe on Aug 25, 2019 | hide | 44 comments
24. I love my paper dictionary (2017) (austinkleon.com)
96 points by bookofjoe on Aug 24, 2019 | hide | 64 comments
25. Fuzzification: Anti-Fuzzing Techniques [pdf] (usenix.org)
93 points by kens on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 36 comments
26. Fast Tensors in Clojure – A Sneak Peek (dragan.rocks)
122 points by dragandj on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 17 comments
27. What Netflix’s ‘Great Hack’ Gets Wrong About Cambridge Analytica (thenation.com)
241 points by bookofjoe on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 142 comments
28. Show HN: Base – API for authentication, email sending, images and more (base-api.io)
140 points by gdotdesign on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 53 comments
29. Launch HN: Memfault (YC W19) – Crashlytics for Firmware
134 points by fra on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 54 comments
30. [dupe] How Facebook Tracks You on Android (2018) [video] (ccc.de)
141 points by k0t0n0 on Aug 26, 2019 | hide | 31 comments

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