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1. Ken Thompson's Unix Password (leahneukirchen.org)
2101 points by stargrave 4 months ago | hide | 637 comments
2. The Future of Mathematics? [video] (youtube.com)
271 points by dgellow 4 months ago | hide | 99 comments
3. A dumb reason computer vision apps aren’t working: Exif Orientation (medium.com)
599 points by ageitgey 4 months ago | hide | 167 comments
4. Americans Are Using Less Steel, Paper, Fertilizer, and Energy (reason.com)
318 points by utternerd 4 months ago | hide | 308 comments
5. Chemistry Nobel Goes to Lithium Battery Innovators (quantamagazine.org)
427 points by tu7001 4 months ago | hide | 96 comments
6. New Device Harvests Energy in Darkness (nytimes.com)
247 points by ColinWright 4 months ago | hide | 83 comments
7. String Theory Does Not Win a Nobel, and I Win a Long Bet (scientificamerican.com)
298 points by Osiris30 4 months ago | hide | 155 comments
8. Guix Reduces Bootstrap Seed by Half (gnu.org)
284 points by stargrave 4 months ago | hide | 76 comments
9. Logs were our lifeblood, now they're our liability (vicki.substack.com)
188 points by vinnyglennon 4 months ago | hide | 92 comments
10. Re-writing the site of Norway's largest transport provider in Elm (bekk.no)
197 points by Skinney 4 months ago | hide | 104 comments
11. Russia’s Retro Lenin Museum Still Runs on Decades-Old Apple II Computers (atlasobscura.com)
114 points by c89X 4 months ago | hide | 65 comments
12. I was just subjected to the most credible phishing attempt I’ve experienced (twitter.com)
781 points by vinnyglennon 4 months ago | hide | 353 comments
13. Schneier on Australia's encryption laws and CyberCon speaker bans (zdnet.com)
339 points by JayQP 4 months ago | hide | 86 comments
14. Critical Security Issue Identified in iTerm2 (blog.mozilla.org)
339 points by sciurus 4 months ago | hide | 127 comments
15. The Obvious UI Is Often the Best UI (medium.com)
241 points by keyle 4 months ago | hide | 99 comments
16. Designing a COM Library for Rust (microsoft.com)
184 points by arunc 4 months ago | hide | 64 comments
17. Lessons from Design School for Software Engineers (stackoverflow.blog)
136 points by ingve 4 months ago | hide | 16 comments
18. Blizzard Employees Staged a Walkout to Protest Banned Pro-Hong Kong Gamer (thedailybeast.com)
750 points by minimaxir 4 months ago | hide | 304 comments
19. Robel: Robotics Benchmarks for Learning with Low-Cost Robots (googleblog.com)
88 points by theafh 4 months ago | hide | 25 comments
20. The Passion Economy and the Future of Work (a16z.com)
128 points by bentossell 4 months ago | hide | 88 comments
21. Pedestrian detection systems don’t work well, AAA finds (arstechnica.com)
126 points by lelf 4 months ago | hide | 117 comments
22. Artifact: What Went Wrong? (thezvi.wordpress.com)
130 points by Ariarule 4 months ago | hide | 83 comments
23. Fluctuations in silver prices can predict the probability of terrorist attacks? (twitter.com)
122 points by ninetax 4 months ago | hide | 56 comments
24. IRS issues additional guidance on tax treatment for cryptocurrency (irs.gov)
168 points by sunils34 4 months ago | hide | 142 comments
25. Kids playground built from discarded wind turbine parts (2017) (lifeandsoulmagazine.com)
72 points by fludlight 4 months ago | hide | 31 comments
26. macOS 10.15 Vista (tyler.io)
386 points by feross 4 months ago | hide | 315 comments
27. Cows painted with zebra-like striping can avoid biting fly attack (cnn.com)
135 points by ga-vu 4 months ago | hide | 68 comments
28. China and Taiwan Clash over Wikipedia Edits (bbc.com)
252 points by ktln2 4 months ago | hide | 93 comments
29. Open Libra: An open platform for financial inclusion (openlibra.io)
139 points by yosoyubik 4 months ago | hide | 69 comments
30. Managing by Outcomes (producttalk.org)
90 points by laurex 4 months ago | hide | 12 comments

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