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1. Larry Tesler Has Died (gizmodo.com)
1346 points by drallison on Feb 18, 2020 | hide | 149 comments
2. Bert Sutherland Has Died (wikipedia.org)
680 points by dang on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 33 comments
3. Explorabl.es (explorabl.es)
894 points by rickdeveloper on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 36 comments
4. Computer vision basics in Excel, using just formulas (github.com/amzn)
687 points by alok-g on Feb 18, 2020 | hide | 92 comments
5. Why SQLite succeeded as a database (2016) (changelog.com)
589 points by Tomte on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 281 comments
6. Hackers Were Inside Citrix for Five Months (krebsonsecurity.com)
520 points by feross on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 232 comments
7. Let's Encrypt has turned on stricter validation requirements (letsencrypt.org)
469 points by mmoez on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 137 comments
8. ADS-B Exchange – Co-op of unfiltered flight data (adsbexchange.com)
438 points by AWildC182 on Feb 18, 2020 | hide | 196 comments
9. How 1500 bytes became the MTU of the internet (benjojo.co.uk)
433 points by petercooper on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 162 comments
10. Learn Authentication the Hard Way: Part Three (andrew-best.com)
321 points by mariuz on Feb 18, 2020 | hide | 14 comments
11. [dupe] Almost everything on computers is perceptually slower than it was in 1983 (2017) (twitter.com/gravislizard)
602 points by LinuxBender on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 374 comments
12. Launch HN: Goodcover (YC S17) – Cooperative renters insurance for half the price
158 points by chrisplotz on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 86 comments
13. Lambda School’s Misleading Promises (nymag.com)
406 points by uptown on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 240 comments
14. Teardown of a $1.25 LED Lightbulb (electronupdate.blogspot.com)
324 points by teucris on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 287 comments
15. Google users in UK to lose EU data protection – sources (reuters.com)
279 points by vinnyglennon on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 203 comments
16. Internet Society told to halt .org sale by its own advisory council (theregister.co.uk)
412 points by sohkamyung on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 111 comments
17. The Problem with Palm Oil (ethical.net)
270 points by hispanic on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 207 comments
18. I Worked for a Criminal Organization (openmonstervision.github.io)
264 points by bsdpunk on Feb 18, 2020 | hide | 226 comments
19. Materialize: A Streaming Data Warehouse (materialize.io)
262 points by irfansharif on Feb 18, 2020 | hide | 100 comments
20. Wearable Microphone Jamming (uchicago.edu)
236 points by _lffv on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 67 comments
21. In Santa Cruz, a graduate student strike grows out of a housing crisis (newrepublic.com)
215 points by benbreen on Feb 17, 2020 | hide | 276 comments
22. Google Fonts Analytics (fonts.google.com)
228 points by rememberlenny on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 185 comments
23. [dupe] IRS sues Facebook for $9B, says company offshored profits to Ireland (foxbusiness.com)
409 points by TwoFactor on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 3 comments
24. Programmer's critique of missing structure of operating systems (rfox.eu)
221 points by Bystroushaak on Feb 18, 2020 | hide | 193 comments
25. Rosalind: Learn bioinformatics by programming it (rosalind.info)
167 points by mnemonicsloth on Feb 18, 2020 | hide | 40 comments
26. Dogelang – A Python with Haskell Syntax (pyos.github.io)
149 points by pcr910303 on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 77 comments
27. Fork Bomb (wikipedia.org)
140 points by jacobedawson on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 111 comments
28. How to write the perfect pull request (2015) (github.blog)
174 points by xiaodai on Feb 19, 2020 | hide | 39 comments
29. Makani’s time as an “other bet” comes to an end (medium.com/makani-blog)
140 points by thanhhaimai on Feb 18, 2020 | hide | 130 comments
30. Secret’s founder returns with anti-loneliness app Ikaria (techcrunch.com)
131 points by daddy_drank on Feb 18, 2020 | hide | 135 comments

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