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1. DigitalOcean is laying off staff (techcrunch.com)
816 points by progapandist on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 399 comments
2. A Sad Day for Rust (steveklabnik.com)
1243 points by pjmlp on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 991 comments
3. An alternative argument for why women leave STEM (medium.com/kjmorenz)
629 points by nabla9 on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 700 comments
4. EU considers temporary ban on facial recognition in public spaces (reuters.com)
591 points by doener on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 201 comments
5. Show HN: ESQLate – Build minimum viable admin panels with just SQL (github.com/forbesmyester)
505 points by mattatkeyboard on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 79 comments
6. Startup Ideas 2020 (dcgross.com)
359 points by saadalem on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 165 comments
7. Aussie firefighters save world's only groves of prehistoric Wollemi pines (npr.org)
275 points by pseudolus on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 100 comments
8. Show HN: 1.5kb Microkernel for Ben Eater's 6502 Computer (github.com/janroesner)
230 points by jroesner on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 34 comments
9. What DoorDash pays, after expenses, and what’s happening with tips (payup.wtf)
388 points by cbzbc on Jan 16, 2020 | hide | 552 comments
10. Boltzmann Brain (wikipedia.org)
238 points by 6581 on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 149 comments
11. AirPods Pro owners complain of worse noise cancellation after firmware updates (theverge.com)
223 points by Borlands on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 156 comments
12. Ways of Implementing a System Call (x86.lol)
250 points by lelf on Jan 15, 2020 | hide | 56 comments
13. Show HN: Pinball Map – user-updated map of public pinball machines (pinballmap.com)
203 points by ryantgtg on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 85 comments
14. Inside the digital clock from a Soyuz spacecraft (righto.com)
196 points by eaguyhn on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 75 comments
15. Goodbye, New York, California and Illinois – Hello where? (bloomberg.com)
193 points by nishantvyas on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 684 comments
16. Quindar Tones: the beeps heard in recordings of astronauts in space (jalopnik.com)
172 points by NaOH on Jan 16, 2020 | hide | 62 comments
17. Software certifications; a waste of time and money (2018) (tomaytotomato.com)
174 points by mothsonasloth on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 98 comments
18. PopSockets CEO calls out Amazon's tactics before House committee (mashable.com)
273 points by ilamont on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 178 comments
19. Show HN: Darken – Darkmode Made Easy (github.com/colinespinas)
133 points by Call_in on Jan 16, 2020 | hide | 60 comments
20. Gathering Intel on Intel AVX-512 Transitions (travisdowns.github.io)
126 points by matt_d on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 48 comments
21. MIT 6.004: Computation Structures (6004.mit.edu)
275 points by skovorodkin on Jan 15, 2020 | hide | 19 comments
22. Bacteria and sand engineered into living concrete (eurekalert.org)
79 points by hhs on Jan 16, 2020 | hide | 22 comments
23. Professors create free research-backed games to train your brain (nyu.edu)
156 points by hhs on Jan 14, 2020 | hide | 57 comments
24. Show HN: Chatistics – Turn Telegram, WhatsApp, Messenger Chatlogs to DataFrames (masterscrat.github.io)
119 points by MasterScrat on Jan 16, 2020 | hide | 25 comments
25. Microsoft’s quest to go ‘carbon negative’ inspires $1B fund (greenbiz.com)
223 points by frankdenbow on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 121 comments
26. Concrete Semantics (concrete-semantics.org)
94 points by nextos on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 17 comments
27. Efforts to change the Japanese culture of extreme work weeks (bbc.com)
132 points by pseudolus on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 114 comments
28. Actix project postmortem (github.com/actix)
338 points by dabj on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 397 comments
29. The Perils of Constant Feedback (tjcx.me)
79 points by tomjcleveland on Jan 17, 2020 | hide | 21 comments
30. How Tesla's battery costs impact its gross margins (trefis.com)
88 points by apsec112 on Jan 16, 2020 | hide | 38 comments

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