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1. SETI@home shuts down after 21 years (bleepingcomputer.com)
1216 points by ingve on March 3, 2020 | hide | 343 comments
2. What's so hard about PDF text extraction? (filingdb.com)
733 points by maest on March 3, 2020 | hide | 342 comments
3. Introduction to D3 (observablehq.com)
599 points by kickout on March 3, 2020 | hide | 92 comments
4. Simple Systems Have Less Downtime (gkogan.co)
685 points by gk1 on March 3, 2020 | hide | 263 comments
5. What are the mysterious light sources on light pollution maps? (altairspace.com)
519 points by landfish on March 3, 2020 | hide | 142 comments
6. Mastercard investing in technology to identify commuters by gait, heartbeat (marketwatch.com)
331 points by kick on March 3, 2020 | hide | 157 comments
7. Firefox 75 on Wayland now to have full WebGL, working VA-API acceleration (phoronix.com)
328 points by nirv on March 3, 2020 | hide | 173 comments
8. FreeBSD has removed GCC from its base system (github.com/freebsd)
287 points by gcoleman on March 3, 2020 | hide | 174 comments
9. Leaked doc shows how big companies buy credit card data on millions of Americans (vice.com)
258 points by jordanecks on March 3, 2020 | hide | 37 comments
10. The sound of the Hagia Sophia, more than 500 years ago (npr.org)
330 points by blegh on March 3, 2020 | hide | 86 comments
11. Postgres Explain Visualizer (github.com/dalibo)
309 points by vishesh92 on March 3, 2020 | hide | 33 comments
12. Revoking certain certificates on March 4 (letsencrypt.org)
364 points by teddyh on March 3, 2020 | hide | 155 comments
13. Moviefone, Worth 1% of Its Former Value, Is Being Run by One Employee (variety.com)
219 points by danso on March 3, 2020 | hide | 96 comments
14. Waymo raises first external investment round (waymo.com)
217 points by rafaelc on March 2, 2020 | hide | 150 comments
15. Ampere Altra 80-core ARM CPU (servethehome.com)
183 points by cameron_b on March 3, 2020 | hide | 67 comments
16. The growth of command-line options, 1979-Present (danluu.com)
248 points by janvdberg on March 3, 2020 | hide | 171 comments
17. Sophos acquired for $3.9B (itbrief.com.au)
163 points by technion on March 3, 2020 | hide | 51 comments
18. The Junk Mail Men: Selling Your Data for over a Century (2019) (saturdayeveningpost.com)
109 points by animalcule on March 3, 2020 | hide | 14 comments
19. How did software get so reliable without proof? (surfingcomplexity.blog)
185 points by azhenley on March 3, 2020 | hide | 130 comments
20. Show HN: InventHub – Visual version control for electronics design (inventhub.io)
185 points by usamaabid on March 3, 2020 | hide | 55 comments
21. Introduction to SerenityOS Programming (awesomekling.github.io)
159 points by rogerclark on March 3, 2020 | hide | 43 comments
22. Fed cuts half point in emergency move amid spreading virus (bloomberg.com)
364 points by a2h on March 3, 2020 | hide | 481 comments
23. Recovering telemetry data from Venera-13 and 14 (twitter.com/donaldm38768041)
173 points by sohkamyung on March 3, 2020 | hide | 43 comments
24. Ask HN: How to Take Good Notes?
294 points by romes on March 3, 2020 | hide | 134 comments
25. Effects of Daylight Saving Time on Traffic Accident Risk (cell.com)
98 points by bookofjoe on March 3, 2020 | hide | 101 comments
26. Coronavirus Spike Protein Binder Design (fold.it)
176 points by jbj on March 3, 2020 | hide | 78 comments
27. We all wear tinfoil hats now (thenewatlantis.com)
186 points by whatami on March 3, 2020 | hide | 139 comments
28. So you wanna buy a used IP address block? (strom.com)
121 points by CrankyBear on March 2, 2020 | hide | 83 comments
29. How Do We Know That Epic Poems Were Recited from Memory? (jstor.org)
160 points by vo2maxer on March 3, 2020 | hide | 61 comments
30. Wicked problem (wikipedia.org)
120 points by ivankirigin on March 2, 2020 | hide | 35 comments

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