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1. Microsoft's underwater data centre resurfaces after two years (bbc.co.uk)
775 points by Qworg 6 months ago | hide | 373 comments
2. Phosphine detected in the atmosphere of Venus – an indicator of possible life? (ras.ac.uk)
497 points by istinetz 7 months ago | hide | 265 comments
3. I lost €4k in a Facebook scam (github.com/niek)
614 points by babuskov 6 months ago | hide | 405 comments
4. Signs of Life discovered on Venus and atmosphere (twitter.com/brianroemmele)
591 points by mromanuk 7 months ago | hide | 319 comments
5. Trapped in his body for 12 years, a man breaks free (2015) (npr.org)
404 points by varbhat 6 months ago | hide | 133 comments
6. Raspberry Pi as a local server for self hosting applications (cri.dev)
356 points by christian_fei 6 months ago | hide | 314 comments
7. What's so hard about PDF text extraction? (filingdb.com)
406 points by fagnerbrack 7 months ago | hide | 235 comments
8. Britain’s CO2 Emissions Have Fallen to Levels Last Seen in 1890 (2018) (yale.edu)
286 points by apsec112 7 months ago | hide | 151 comments
9. Repl.it Database (repl.it)
319 points by amasad 6 months ago | hide | 115 comments
10. Q: A faster re-implementaiton of jq written in Reason Native/OCaml (github.com/davesnx)
250 points by davesnx 7 months ago | hide | 192 comments
11. Oracle Wins Bid for TikTok in U.S. (wsj.com)
474 points by doctoboggan 7 months ago | hide | 326 comments
12. How I stay motivated working on my long-term project (durmonski.com)
238 points by durmonski 6 months ago | hide | 61 comments
13. Research questions that could have a big social impact, organised by discipline (80000hours.org)
180 points by apsec112 6 months ago | hide | 169 comments
14. WebRTC Samples (webrtc.github.io)
176 points by simonpure 6 months ago | hide | 42 comments
15. Oblique Strategies (wikipedia.org)
203 points by tomasreimers 7 months ago | hide | 54 comments
16. How to Be Helpful Online (nedbatchelder.com)
154 points by ingve 7 months ago | hide | 57 comments
17. The compositor is evil (raphlinus.github.io)
248 points by raphlinus 7 months ago | hide | 175 comments
18. If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future (npr.org)
119 points by sandwall 6 months ago | hide | 66 comments
19. A Software Engineer’s Guide to Cybernetics (medium.com/bellmar)
179 points by mbellotti 7 months ago | hide | 59 comments
20. Maxima – A Computer Algebra System built with Lisp (sourceforge.net)
173 points by dragonsh 7 months ago | hide | 64 comments
21. Nvidia's Arm deal sparks quick backlash in chip industry (reuters.com)
263 points by nabla9 7 months ago | hide | 190 comments
22. Going to elite Indian colleges improves earnings, but not test scores (economist.com)
141 points by blueblisters 7 months ago | hide | 91 comments
23. Archaeologists with drones discover pre-Columbian earthworks in Kansas (arstechnica.com)
100 points by Thevet 7 months ago | hide | 45 comments
24. Algorithms are changing what we read online (thewalrus.ca)
101 points by pseudolus 6 months ago | hide | 41 comments
25. Riding the RISC-V wave (semiengineering.com)
173 points by lawrenceyan 7 months ago | hide | 78 comments
26. Google says its carbon footprint is now zero (bbc.com)
310 points by blauditore 7 months ago | hide | 329 comments
27. Feds seize ‘counterfeit Apple AirPods’ that are actually OnePlus Buds (theverge.com)
269 points by brundolf 7 months ago | hide | 274 comments
28. Nikola admits prototype was rolling downhill in promotional video (arstechnica.com)
345 points by samizdis 6 months ago | hide | 241 comments
29. Advocates want to name heatwaves like hurricanes to raise awareness of dangers (cbc.ca)
240 points by pseudolus 7 months ago | hide | 143 comments
30. Ask HN: What do you think about “The Social Dilemma”?
331 points by messo 7 months ago | hide | 248 comments

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