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1. Samsung TVs May Upload Screenshots for Automatic Content Recognition (samsung.com)
1246 points by aritmo on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 688 comments
2. Sonos's “recycle mode” intentionally bricks devices so they can't be reused (twitter.com/atomicthumbs)
1236 points by gyger on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 461 comments
3. Ask HN: Best books you read in the past decade?
873 points by Anon84 on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 417 comments
4. Build an 8-bit computer from scratch (eater.net)
489 points by kmooney on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 52 comments
5. What happens when your career becomes your whole identity (hbr.org)
544 points by r0n0j0y on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 264 comments
6. Age: A simple, modern and secure file encryption tool (github.com/filosottile)
466 points by nahikoa on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 197 comments
7. Slack have blocked using the website on mobile (twitter.com/twitonatrain)
492 points by Marazan on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 279 comments
8. RosettaGit: Same projects in many programming languages (rosettagit.org)
257 points by tomcam on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 34 comments
9. Betrusted: A Security Enclave for Humans (betrusted.io)
277 points by DyslexicAtheist on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 29 comments
10. Multics: An Ancestor of Unix (multicians.org)
151 points by lordleft on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 33 comments
11. Debian votes for Proposal B, “Systemd but we support exploring alternatives” (debian.org)
319 points by mroche on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 247 comments
12. Is College Still Worth It? The New Calculus of Falling Returns [pdf] (stlouisfed.org)
247 points by SQL2219 on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 351 comments
13. The Basic Problem of Democracy (1919) (theatlantic.com)
206 points by jashkenas on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 189 comments
14. What's Next for R? (qz.com)
189 points by carlosgg on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 66 comments
15. Ffsend – Share Files from the CLI: A Firefox Send Client Written in Rust (gitlab.com/timvisee)
306 points by hugodutka on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 102 comments
16. The Ultimate Acorn Archimedes talk [video] (ccc.de)
143 points by forinti on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 33 comments
17. Python Type Hints (kunigami.blog)
177 points by lelf on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 219 comments
18. Categories of deep recommendation systems (jameskle.com)
148 points by le_james94 on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 37 comments
19. Bacteria can 'outsmart' programmed cell death (phys.org)
116 points by dnetesn on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 13 comments
20. Homemade GPS Receiver (2011) (aholme.co.uk)
153 points by brian-armstrong on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 11 comments
21. Paean to Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri (2016) (paeantosmac.wordpress.com)
152 points by Apocryphon on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 71 comments
22. A New York railroad uses lasers to stay on schedule (thedrive.com)
108 points by tomohawk on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 48 comments
23. A Thought Experiment: Using the ECS Pattern Outside of Game Engines (michaelfbryan.com)
176 points by MichaelFBryan on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 73 comments
24. Unintuitive JSON Parsing (nullprogram.com)
129 points by 2038AD on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 70 comments
25. How I made a website with Svelte (johanronsse.be)
243 points by Wolfr_ on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 123 comments
26. Super Mario World Memory Map (smwcentral.net)
114 points by Alupis on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 16 comments
27. Apple Computer: Scorpius Architectural Specification (1988) (archive.org)
63 points by kick on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 20 comments
28. Julian Assange “slowly dying” and “often sedated” in Belmarsh prison (wsws.org)
378 points by nohope on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 300 comments
29. Why tennis balls are yellow or green (artsy.net)
115 points by Tomte on Dec 27, 2019 | hide | 50 comments
30. Rivian's platform approach to electric vehicles helped it raise $3B this year (technologyreview.com)
90 points by reallydontask on Dec 28, 2019 | hide | 163 comments

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