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1. Faster CRDTs: An Adventure in Optimization (josephg.com)
686 points by xnx 5 months ago | hide | 151 comments
2. We Still Don’t Get Things Done (wired.com)
425 points by gk1 5 months ago | hide | 176 comments
3. Past Performance is Not Indicative of Future Results (2020) (locusmag.com)
415 points by olvy0 5 months ago | hide | 270 comments
4. The Retrocomputing Archive (retroarchive.org)
128 points by elvis70 5 months ago | hide | 22 comments
5. Ssheven: A modern SSH client for Mac OS 7-9 (github.com/cy384)
339 points by Aloha 5 months ago | hide | 132 comments
6. Lang Jam: create a programming language in a weekend (github.com/langjam)
272 points by ingve 5 months ago | hide | 130 comments
7. The recycling myth: A plastic waste solution littered with failure (reuters.com)
346 points by laurex 5 months ago | hide | 333 comments
8. Download a CSV of your Amazon purchases (amazon.com)
238 points by daenz 5 months ago | hide | 96 comments
9. Where has all the productivity gone? (johndcook.com)
236 points by wellpast 5 months ago | hide | 211 comments
10. Restaurant prices in the 19th and 20th centuries (2009) (restaurant-ingthroughhistory.com)
129 points by benbreen 5 months ago | hide | 112 comments
11. Typos, tricks and misprints (aeon.co)
84 points by erehweb 5 months ago | hide | 34 comments
12. Txiki.js: Tiny JavaScript runtime built with QuickJS and libuv (github.com/saghul)
96 points by juancampa 5 months ago | hide | 27 comments
13. I, Token: The untold story of the hole in Bitcoin's heart (brettscott.substack.com)
105 points by SirLJ 5 months ago | hide | 155 comments
14. Hosting SQLite Databases on GitHub Pages (phiresky.netlify.app)
567 points by isnotchicago 5 months ago | hide | 77 comments
15. Sorbet Compiler: An experimental, ahead-of-time compiler for Ruby (sorbet.org)
264 points by jez 5 months ago | hide | 83 comments
16. The dark side of entrepreneurship (aom.org)
181 points by rustoo 5 months ago | hide | 82 comments
17. One-Thousand Year-Old Plants (nytimes.com)
74 points by SubiculumCode 5 months ago | hide | 20 comments
18. Medals at Tokyo olympics are recycled from discarded electronic equipment (cosmosmagazine.com)
301 points by MichaelMoser123 5 months ago | hide | 153 comments
19. Show HN: Micro HTTP server in 22 lines of C (twitter.com/ilyakurdyukov)
223 points by jpegqs 5 months ago | hide | 100 comments
20. TheBoard: Collaborative Whiteboard powered by matrix protocol and infrastucture (github.com/toger5)
128 points by ingve 5 months ago | hide | 21 comments
21. As lockdowns lift, media firms brace for an “attention recession” (economist.com)
159 points by elsewhen 5 months ago | hide | 197 comments
22. Has the lead-crime hypothesis been debunked? (jabberwocking.com)
127 points by monort 5 months ago | hide | 173 comments
23. Lumen: Alternative BEAM implementation, designed for WebAssembly (github.com/lumen)
148 points by brainless 5 months ago | hide | 19 comments
24. Unix – The Hole Hawg of Operating Systems (1999) (team.net)
106 points by walterbell 5 months ago | hide | 85 comments
25. Build Your Own Metal Working Shop from Scrap (2011) (gingerybookstore.com)
154 points by Tomte 5 months ago | hide | 57 comments
26. London’s Crossrail Is a $21B Test of Virtual Modeling (2016) (ieee.org)
78 points by edward 5 months ago | hide | 56 comments
27. Employee shortages: Where have all the workers gone? (bbc.co.uk)
213 points by gixo 5 months ago | hide | 495 comments
28. Ask HN: Do you have a process or a framework to learn specific skills quickly?
247 points by hypnotist 5 months ago | hide | 114 comments
29. Algorithmic Complexity of Left-Pad (2016) (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)
68 points by pcr910303 5 months ago | hide | 25 comments
30. Platform teaches nonexperts to use machine learning (cornell.edu)
62 points by PaulHoule 5 months ago | hide | 13 comments

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