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1. Launch HN: QuestDB (YC S20) – Fast open source time series database
357 points by bluestreak on July 28, 2020 | hide | 167 comments
2. Historical programming-language groups disappearing from Google (lwn.net)
737 points by beachwood23 on July 28, 2020 | hide | 332 comments
3. ITER: World's largest nuclear fusion project begins assembly (bbc.co.uk)
669 points by goodcanadian on July 28, 2020 | hide | 449 comments
4. GitHub Public Roadmap (github.com/github)
483 points by nicolas_ on July 28, 2020 | hide | 142 comments
5. 1991 Macintosh Quadra with Mac OS 8.1 as an Electron App (github.com/felixrieseberg)
556 points by yboris on July 28, 2020 | hide | 155 comments
6. One hour of slow breathing changed my life (theguardian.com)
550 points by viburnum on July 27, 2020 | hide | 321 comments
7. Perfect Edition: A lightweight, responsive web e-book template (github.com/robinsloan)
248 points by catacombs on July 28, 2020 | hide | 69 comments
8. OCaml: Add support to iOS/Mac ARM64 (github.com/ocaml)
244 points by wczekalski on July 28, 2020 | hide | 100 comments
9. Intel ousts its chief engineer, shakes up technical group after delays (reuters.com)
559 points by myrandomcomment on July 28, 2020 | hide | 519 comments
10. WasmBoxC: Simple, Fast, and VM-Less Sandboxing (kripken.github.io)
224 points by syrusakbary on July 28, 2020 | hide | 106 comments
11. Librem 5 Phone Dogwood Thermals and Battery Life (puri.sm)
144 points by Stephen304 on July 28, 2020 | hide | 90 comments
12. Did fish sauce in Vietnam come from ancient Rome via the Silk Road? (scmp.com)
104 points by Thevet on July 28, 2020 | hide | 111 comments
13. Notes by Andy Hertzfeld on Alan Kay's talk at Creative Think seminar, July 1982 (folklore.org)
135 points by tosh on July 28, 2020 | hide | 29 comments
14. Scientists pull living microbes, possibly 100M years old, from beneath the sea (sciencemag.org)
157 points by walterbell on July 28, 2020 | hide | 60 comments
15. The Galaksija computer was a craze in 1980s Yugoslavia (tribunemag.co.uk)
250 points by viburnum on July 28, 2020 | hide | 81 comments
16. The Soul of a New Machine: Rethinking the Computer [video] (youtube.com)
125 points by tosh on July 28, 2020 | hide | 36 comments
17. A new way to control experimentation with dreams (news.mit.edu)
94 points by apsec112 on July 27, 2020 | hide | 42 comments
18. Move over Graphene? Here Comes Borophene (realclearscience.com)
79 points by DamnInteresting on July 28, 2020 | hide | 37 comments
19. How Did the Casio F91W Become a Terrorist Icon? (reaperfeed.com)
266 points by joeschmoe83 on July 28, 2020 | hide | 136 comments
20. Procedural cityscapes creation: Openstreetmap import in Unity and Houdini Engine (stinaflodstrom.com)
141 points by liotier on July 27, 2020 | hide | 29 comments
21. How to be a Roman emperor (the-tls.co.uk)
91 points by diodorus on July 28, 2020 | hide | 22 comments
22. The Regular Expression Visualizer, Simulator and Cross-Compiler Tool (robertelder.org)
197 points by robertelder on July 28, 2020 | hide | 42 comments
23. The Toxoplasma of Rage (2014) (slatestarcodex.com)
267 points by apsec112 on July 28, 2020 | hide | 214 comments
24. Proton irradiation decelerates intergranular corrosion of Ni-Cr alloys (nature.com)
71 points by animal_spirits on July 28, 2020 | hide | 16 comments
25. UTF-8 bit by bit (2001) (tcl-lang.org)
76 points by networked on July 28, 2020 | hide | 19 comments
26. The worst tool for the job (johndcook.com)
221 points by ColinWright on July 28, 2020 | hide | 191 comments
27. We Don’t Need to Work So Much (2015) (newyorker.com)
256 points by thesumofall on July 27, 2020 | hide | 360 comments
28. A cold war bunker that became home to a dark-web empire (newyorker.com)
120 points by grzm on July 27, 2020 | hide | 40 comments
29. Data Runner Watch Prototype – Modded Casio F91W (n-o-d-e.net)
199 points by pabloem on July 28, 2020 | hide | 50 comments
30. Firefox 79 (hacks.mozilla.org)
379 points by caution on July 28, 2020 | hide | 188 comments

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