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1. Tell HN: Thank you for not redesigning Hacker News
1831 points by ramphastidae on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 390 comments
2. Leon Sans, a geometric typeface made with code (github.com/cmiscm)
687 points by BafS on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 74 comments
3. Run Commands, the 'rc' in '.bashrc' (wikipedia.org)
620 points by rspivak on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 126 comments
4. I find journaling indispensable (jborichevskiy.com)
467 points by jborichevskiy on Aug 31, 2019 | hide | 171 comments
5. Firefox has lots of room to improve if it wants to beat Chrome (snazz.xyz)
504 points by adele11 on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 380 comments
6. What Happened in the UK Blackouts? (mitchoneill.com)
399 points by mitchoneill1 on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 161 comments
7. The “mail is hard” myth (poolp.org)
435 points by tambourine_man on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 301 comments
8. Windows X86-64 System Call Table (vexillium.org)
179 points by badrabbit on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 137 comments
9. Depression, anxiety rising among U.S. college students (reuters.com)
240 points by HNLurker2 on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 218 comments
10. [dupe] Alan Turing to be the face of new £50 note (bankofengland.co.uk)
472 points by SimplyUseless on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 203 comments
11. Lumen: An alternative BEAM implementation, designed for WebAssembly (github.com/lumen)
218 points by seeekr on Aug 30, 2019 | hide | 73 comments
12. PySceneDetect – A tool for detecting scenes in movies (readthedocs.io)
187 points by josefslerka on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 62 comments
13. A New Algorithm for Controlled Randomness (probablydance.com)
89 points by ingve on Aug 29, 2019 | hide | 49 comments
14. NetNewsWire 5.0 – Open-Source RSS Reader for Mac (thesweetsetup.com)
182 points by BooneJS on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 88 comments
15. What a tweet tells us about spy satellites [video] (youtube.com)
248 points by Browun on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 75 comments
16. NanoLog – a nanosecond scale logging system for C++ (github.com/platformlab)
144 points by tzm on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 63 comments
17. A Vaping Illness That’s ‘Becoming an Epidemic’ (nytimes.com)
238 points by mhb on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 162 comments
18. Filthy surgical instruments: a threat in America's operating rooms (2014) (publicintegrity.org)
155 points by adenverd on Aug 31, 2019 | hide | 121 comments
19. Vector – Open-source Rust utility for logs, metrics and events (vector.dev)
145 points by weitzj on Aug 31, 2019 | hide | 17 comments
20. The Amiga Smart File System (wikipedia.org)
129 points by pinche2 on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 32 comments
21. The Fry’s Era (mondaynote.com)
175 points by mpweiher on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 162 comments
22. Date labels on food packaging sow consumer confusion and waste (wsj.com)
99 points by undefined1 on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 101 comments
23. Magritte: A Language for Pipe-Based Programming [pdf] (jneen.net)
114 points by self on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 43 comments
24. Wag's new TOS charges users $1000 for going off Wag (reddit.com)
216 points by moonka on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 106 comments
25. CHURP: Dynamic-Committee Proactive Secret Sharing (iacr.org)
95 points by momentmaker on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 50 comments
26. Spatial Interfaces (johnpalmer.site)
83 points by streulpita on Aug 30, 2019 | hide | 27 comments
27. Crowdsourced archaeology shows human influence on Earth for thousands of years (phys.org)
47 points by dnetesn on Aug 30, 2019 | hide
28. Two illusions that tricked Arthur Conan Doyle (bbc.com)
69 points by hhs on Aug 30, 2019 | hide | 31 comments
29. 5000 years ago Sahara was a green landscape with lakes and rivers (twitter.com/fall_of_civ_pod)
182 points by jkirsteins on Sept 1, 2019 | hide | 53 comments
30. Claude: Common Lisp Library Audience Expansion Toolkit (2014) [pdf] (nicklevine.org)
51 points by oumua_don17 on Aug 31, 2019 | hide | 5 comments

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