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1. Frances Allen has died (ibm.com)
892 points by ntumlin 8 months ago | hide | 101 comments
2. Germany plans to dim lights at night to save insects (msn.com)
1194 points by Shivetya 8 months ago | hide | 469 comments
3. 20GB leak of Intel data: whole Git repositories, dev tools, backdoor mentions (twitter.com/deletescape)
1062 points by phoe-krk 8 months ago | hide | 444 comments
4. Y Combinator Startup Library 2.0 (ycombinator.com)
635 points by tosh 8 months ago | hide | 65 comments
5. Scientists rename human genes to stop MS Excel from misreading them as dates (theverge.com)
621 points by virde 8 months ago | hide | 506 comments
6. A crash course on hacking satellites (nyan-sat.com)
420 points by PatrolX 8 months ago | hide | 62 comments
7. Simdjson: Parsing gigabytes of JSON per second (github.com/simdjson)
503 points by lorenzfx 8 months ago | hide | 151 comments
8. Launch HN: Datafold (YC S20) – Diff Tool for SQL Databases
189 points by hichkaker 8 months ago | hide | 76 comments
9. The creeping scourge of tooling config files in project root directories (github.com/nodejs)
356 points by flaque 8 months ago | hide | 199 comments
10. OpenCore bootloader – open-sourced Apple UEFI drivers, enabling Hackintosh (github.com/acidanthera)
342 points by reimertz 8 months ago | hide | 211 comments
11. Usbkill – anti-forensic tool to halt computer when new USB device is connected (github.com/hephaest0s)
385 points by berkas1 8 months ago | hide | 188 comments
12. Compiler Explorer (godbolt.org)
303 points by stmw 8 months ago | hide | 48 comments
13. Journalists’ Twitter use shows them talking within smaller bubbles (illinois.edu)
266 points by doener 8 months ago | hide | 163 comments
14. A new design ship in the Philippines is partly powered by wave energy (bbc.com)
215 points by awk 8 months ago | hide | 94 comments
15. Busted retailers use bankruptcy to break leases by the thousands (bnnbloomberg.ca)
213 points by finphil 8 months ago | hide | 268 comments
16. Google discontinues the Pixel 4, nine months after release (techcrunch.com)
351 points by prostoalex 8 months ago | hide | 428 comments
17. Stripe Hires AWS' Mike Clayville as Chief Revenue Officer (stripe.com)
199 points by simonebrunozzi 8 months ago | hide | 83 comments
18. Cluster of 295 Chrome extensions caught hijacking Google and Bing search results (zdnet.com)
204 points by LinuxBender 8 months ago | hide | 87 comments
19. NeRF in the Wild: reconstructing 3D scenes from internet photography (nerf-w.github.io)
218 points by tambourine_man 8 months ago | hide | 124 comments
20. The ‘solar canals’ making smart use of India’s space (bbc.com)
148 points by palo3 8 months ago | hide | 70 comments
21. Lab mice have a chill, and that may be messing up study results (2016) (statnews.com)
104 points by apsec112 8 months ago | hide | 66 comments
22. Node Modules at War: Why CommonJS and ES Modules Can’t Get Along (redfin.engineering)
193 points by dfabulich 8 months ago | hide | 147 comments
23. Auth is now available in Supabase (YC S20) (supabase.io)
173 points by kiwicopple 8 months ago | hide | 50 comments
24. Feds move to block California’s net neutrality law (theverge.com)
242 points by MrWiffles 8 months ago | hide | 159 comments
25. Working in Public: The Making and Maintenance of Open Source Software (amazon.com)
126 points by joelg 8 months ago | hide | 19 comments
26. Surviving Django, if you care about databases (varrazzo.com)
172 points by pauloxnet 8 months ago | hide | 217 comments
27. Herbie: Automatically Improving Floating Point Accuracy (uwplse.org)
152 points by lelf 8 months ago | hide | 17 comments
28. Take Gitlab to the command line with GLab, an open-source Gitlab CLI tool (github.com/profclems)
157 points by profclems 8 months ago | hide | 74 comments
29. Ask HN: What are the least competitive consumer and enterprise markets?
212 points by trevett 8 months ago | hide | 222 comments
30. Touch Typing on a Gamepad (darkshadow.io)
110 points by krisfris 8 months ago | hide | 57 comments

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