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1. Google’s GDPR Workaround (brave.com)
1868 points by donohoe 4 months ago | hide | 588 comments
2. Human speech may have a universal transmission rate: 39 bits per second (sciencemag.org)
671 points by headalgorithm 4 months ago | hide | 250 comments
3. A database of Facebook users’ phone numbers found online (techcrunch.com)
649 points by bifrost 4 months ago | hide | 165 comments
4. In a swipe at Chrome, Firefox now blocks ad trackers by default (wired.co.uk)
679 points by whalabi 4 months ago | hide | 420 comments
5. Crystalline nets harvest water from desert air, turn CO2 into liquid fuel (sciencemag.org)
379 points by sohkamyung 4 months ago | hide | 130 comments
6. Google, YouTube to Pay $170M Penalty over Collecting Kids' Personal Info (npr.org)
479 points by longdefeat 4 months ago | hide | 132 comments
7. Show HN: Array with Constant Time Access and Fast Insertion and Deletion (github.com)
300 points by igushev 4 months ago | hide | 103 comments
8. Warning: Implicit Backdoor (tedunangst.com)
204 points by ssklash 4 months ago | hide | 98 comments
9. Regex Crossword (regexcrossword.com)
409 points by grzm 4 months ago | hide | 59 comments
10. Hong Kong leader to announce formal withdrawal of extradition bill (scmp.com)
608 points by riffraff 4 months ago | hide | 323 comments
11. Sally Floyd, who helped things run smoothly online, has died (nytimes.com)
235 points by NaOH 4 months ago | hide | 10 comments
12. Solving Every Sudoku Puzzle (2006) (norvig.com)
202 points by Pete_D 4 months ago | hide | 95 comments
13. How do people learn to cook a poisonous plant safely? (bbc.co.uk)
292 points by gadders 4 months ago | hide | 267 comments
14. What Is a Tech Company? (stratechery.com)
245 points by yarapavan 4 months ago | hide | 124 comments
15. Tin Plasma Extreme Ultraviolet Radiation Makes 5nm Integrated Circuits Possible (trumpf.com)
137 points by car 4 months ago | hide | 88 comments
16. YC Office Hours for Startups Tackling Climate Issues (ycombinator.com)
121 points by katm 4 months ago | hide | 39 comments
17. Upcoming Firefox update will decrease power usage on macOS by up to three times (zdnet.com)
331 points by n1000 4 months ago | hide | 71 comments
18. Debugging WebAssembly outside of the browser (hacks.mozilla.org)
140 points by syrusakbary 4 months ago | hide | 63 comments
19. Shenanigans With Hash Tables (thume.ca)
138 points by fanf2 4 months ago | hide | 23 comments
20. The more you use Facebook, the worse you feel (2017) (hbr.org)
230 points by thtthings 4 months ago | hide | 81 comments
21. Static TypeScript: A Static Compiler for the TypeScript Language (microsoft.com)
269 points by syrusakbary 4 months ago | hide | 56 comments
22. Teardown of a Failed Linux LTS Spectre Fix (grsecurity.net)
171 points by pentestercrab 4 months ago | hide | 72 comments
23. ORMs Are Backwards (abe-winter.github.io)
307 points by awinter-py 4 months ago | hide | 384 comments
24. Monadic parsing in Haskell (1998) [pdf] (nott.ac.uk)
74 points by tosh 4 months ago | hide | 2 comments
25. Why Index Funds Are Like Subprime CDOs (bloomberg.com)
359 points by kgwgk 4 months ago | hide | 317 comments
26. Linus’s rules on keeping Git history clean (2009) (mail-archive.com)
229 points by jjuliano 4 months ago | hide | 65 comments
27. The effects of Portal 2 and Lumosity on cognitive and noncognitive skills (sciencedirect.com)
231 points by newsreview1 4 months ago | hide | 143 comments
28. Real-Time maps warn Hong Kong protesters of water cannons and riot police (qz.com)
186 points by hardmaru 4 months ago | hide | 41 comments
29. A history of Tetris randomizers (2018) (simon.lc)
120 points by Impossible 4 months ago | hide | 41 comments
30. Whatever happened to Six Sigma? (qz.com)
219 points by respinal 4 months ago | hide | 197 comments

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