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1. Microsoft begins showing an anti-Firefox ad in the Windows 10 start menu (softpedia.com)
1047 points by milankragujevic on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 559 comments
2. Why Google Did Android (tbray.org)
552 points by zdw on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 348 comments
3. Linux 5.6 is the most exciting kernel in years (phoronix.com)
714 points by alexellisuk on Feb 9, 2020 | hide | 246 comments
4. Jules Verne’s Most Famous Books Were Part of a 54-Volume Masterpiece (openculture.com)
450 points by vo2maxer on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 129 comments
5. Turing-NLG: A 17B-parameter language model (microsoft.com)
367 points by XnoiVeX on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 139 comments
6. I ordered a box of boxes from The Packaging Wholesalers via Amazon.ca (twitter.com/meslin)
502 points by jellicle on Feb 9, 2020 | hide | 190 comments
7. Will Spotify Ruin Podcasting? (mattstoller.substack.com)
491 points by chottocharaii on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 367 comments
8. Performant Front-End Architecture (debugbear.com)
305 points by mostlystatic on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 114 comments
9. JuliaLang: The Ingredients for a Composable Programming Language (ucc.asn.au)
355 points by mindB on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 221 comments
10. “I made an operating system UI within Unity” (reddit.com)
316 points by mariuz on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 176 comments
11. Ask HN: How Sound Is the “Teach Yourself CS” Learning Resource?
360 points by rxsel on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 76 comments
12. Things I wish I knew about state management when I started writing React apps (medium.com/veeralpatel)
296 points by thereyougo on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 327 comments
13. Mondragon Corporation (wikipedia.org)
442 points by taurath on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 283 comments
14. Microsoft Zero and DeepSpeed: Memory Efficient Large Neural Network Training (microsoft.com)
218 points by bobrenjc93 on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 20 comments
15. Memory Bandwidth Napkin Math (forrestthewoods.com)
269 points by Epholys on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 54 comments
16. Chinese military personnel charged for hacking into Equifax (justice.gov)
408 points by jayess on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 317 comments
17. Fax on the beach: The audacious, visionary, calamitous iPad of the 90s (inputmag.com)
128 points by anarbadalov on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 86 comments
18. A new model and dataset for long-range memory (deepmind.com)
166 points by atg_abhishek on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 13 comments
19. Visual 6502 in JavaScript (visual6502.org)
155 points by kijduse on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 20 comments
20. Ask HN: What’s the most important modern simple invention?
253 points by abrax3141 on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 560 comments
21. A prospective Alzheimer’s trial reports (blogs.sciencemag.org)
123 points by hprotagonist on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 77 comments
22. Creating Org mode sparse trees in Emacs and organice (200ok.ch)
118 points by preek on Feb 9, 2020 | hide | 13 comments
23. Flashsort (wikipedia.org)
141 points by misja111 on Feb 9, 2020 | hide | 31 comments
24. Audit Initiated of FAA's Pilot Training Requirements (dot.gov)
65 points by infodocket on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 40 comments
25. A dark web tycoon pleads guilty, but how was he caught? (technologyreview.com)
168 points by havella on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 145 comments
26. Show HN: Free GeoJSON editor to visualize, download or convert into many formats (geoman.io)
214 points by etagenyeti on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 25 comments
27. ROCA: Resource-oriented Client Architecture – an alternative to SPAs (roca-style.org)
97 points by pvorb on Feb 9, 2020 | hide | 21 comments
28. Cyborgs and Space (1960) [pdf] (web.mit.edu)
79 points by Hooke on Feb 9, 2020 | hide | 10 comments
29. Personal info of 6M Israelis leaked after Likud uploads voter info (jpost.com)
162 points by known on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 81 comments
30. Facebook Workplace co-founder launches downtime fire alarm Kintaba (techcrunch.com)
84 points by quartz on Feb 10, 2020 | hide | 47 comments

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