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1. Pressing YubiKeys (bert.org)
505 points by bertrandom on Oct 2, 2020 | 235 comments
2. Escaping strings in Bash using !:q (simonwillison.net)
482 points by goranmoomin on Oct 2, 2020 | 81 comments
3. Loss of smell could be a 'highly reliable indicator' of Covid-19, research says (cnn.com)
393 points by bookofjoe on Oct 2, 2020 | 271 comments
4. One Guy Ruined Hacktoberfest 2020 (joel.net)
787 points by Sandeepg33k on Oct 2, 2020 | 480 comments
5. Samsung Ads – Demand-Side Platform (samsung.com)
410 points by amineazariz on Oct 2, 2020 | 373 comments
6. Hacking Grindr Accounts with Copy and Paste (troyhunt.com)
458 points by snowwolf on Oct 2, 2020 | 188 comments
7. Logging Everyone Out (wikimedia.org)
313 points by edward on Oct 2, 2020 | 143 comments
8. “Really successful people say no to almost everything” (inc.com)
350 points by Oras on Oct 2, 2020 | 214 comments
9. Tokyo Stock Exchange Blackout: One Piece of Hardware Took Down a Market (bloomberg.com)
158 points by caution on Oct 2, 2020 | 100 comments
10. Privacy is the most important concept of our time (inre.me)
433 points by umilegenio on Oct 2, 2020 | 212 comments
11. Iron, How Did They Make It, Part III: Hammer-Time (acoup.blog)
175 points by dddddaviddddd on Oct 2, 2020 | 23 comments
12. Google pub/sub released an ordering feature (cloud.google.com)
214 points by santhoshkumar3 on Oct 2, 2020 | 108 comments
13. Google is giving $1B to publishers to help convince governments not to take more (niemanlab.org)
222 points by sebwi on Oct 2, 2020 | 113 comments
14. Flatpak: A security nightmare – two years later (flatkill.org)
377 points by krimeo on Oct 2, 2020 | 351 comments
15. Swift Atomics (swift.org)
209 points by Austin_Conlon on Oct 2, 2020 | 37 comments
16. Pelican static site generator 4.5 (getpelican.com)
193 points by dragonsh on Oct 2, 2020 | 100 comments
17. Reasons Revealed for the Brain’s Elastic Sense of Time (quantamagazine.org)
140 points by nnx on Oct 2, 2020 | 103 comments
18. Facebook sues two Chrome extension makers for scraping user data (zdnet.com)
164 points by dane-pgp on Oct 2, 2020 | 114 comments
19. “Fungi Can Teach Us a New Way of Looking at the World” (spiegel.de)
171 points by jseliger on Oct 2, 2020 | 61 comments
20. Trello co-founder Michael Pryor on pandering to power users (theregister.com)
189 points by kiyanwang on Sept 30, 2020 | 137 comments
21. Software Freedom Conservancy: New Strategy for GPL Enforcement (sfconservancy.org)
171 points by tonyg on Oct 1, 2020 | 99 comments
22. Typography in 8 bits: System fonts (damieng.com)
136 points by todsacerdoti on Oct 1, 2020 | 21 comments
23. Researchers show how to transform materials using a finely shaped laser pulse (quantamagazine.org)
126 points by rbanffy on Oct 2, 2020 | 49 comments
24. Bead Sort (karthikkaranth.me)
99 points by kkaranth on Oct 2, 2020 | 41 comments
25. Japan’s lost generation is still jobless and living with their parents (bloomberg.com)
286 points by ucha on Oct 2, 2020 | 341 comments
26. MobX 6 (michel.codes)
162 points by nikivi on Oct 1, 2020 | 86 comments
27. Python typosquatting is about more than typos (iqt.org)
106 points by jspeed-meyers on Oct 1, 2020 | 50 comments
28. Bringing the browser developer tools to Visual Studio Code (windows.com)
160 points by PretzelFisch on Oct 1, 2020 | 43 comments
29. Segment Tree (cp-algorithms.com)
128 points by pmoriarty on Oct 1, 2020 | 16 comments
30. Publishers worry as ebooks fly off libraries' virtual shelves (wired.com)
106 points by headalgorithm on Oct 1, 2020 | 86 comments

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