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1. OpenAI's GPT-3 may be the biggest thing since Bitcoin (maraoz.com)
1079 points by maraoz on July 18, 2020 | hide | 526 comments
2. Fixing Mass Effect black blobs on modern AMD CPUs (cookieplmonster.github.io)
562 points by Macha on July 19, 2020 | hide | 178 comments
3. Insect-worn microcamera streams video to phone 120 meters away (ieee.org)
373 points by bookofjoe on July 19, 2020 | hide | 185 comments
4. Tired of note-taking apps (akkshaya.blog)
478 points by akkshu92 on July 19, 2020 | hide | 464 comments
5. The NBA bans customers from putting ‘freehongkong’ on customized league jerseys (twitter.com/claytravis)
543 points by andrenth on July 19, 2020 | hide | 281 comments
6. Low-Background Steel (wikipedia.org)
359 points by confeit on July 19, 2020 | hide | 107 comments
7. Things Unexpectedly Named After People (rolandcrosby.com)
433 points by vortex_ape on July 19, 2020 | hide | 289 comments
8. Giving GPT-3 a Turing Test (lacker.io)
453 points by DavidSJ on July 19, 2020 | hide | 234 comments
9. MIT OCW: Statistics for Applications (2016) (ocw.mit.edu)
278 points by tosh on July 19, 2020 | hide | 37 comments
10. Worms Armageddon 3.8 (worms2d.info)
446 points by typh00n on July 19, 2020 | hide | 142 comments
11. Tempering Expectations for GPT-3 and OpenAI’s API (minimaxir.com)
267 points by vortex_ape on July 19, 2020 | hide | 189 comments
12. Turning the IDE Inside Out with Datalog (petevilter.me)
275 points by arjunnarayan on July 17, 2020 | hide | 61 comments
13. The Zen of Erlang (2016) (ferd.ca)
192 points by swyx on July 19, 2020 | hide | 79 comments
14. The Passport Payment (2000) (archive.org)
209 points by csapdani on July 19, 2020 | hide | 52 comments
15. All of us test in production all the time (2019) (increment.com)
198 points by jrvarela56 on July 19, 2020 | hide | 156 comments
16. Microsoft Analyzed Data on Its Newly Remote Workforce (hbr.org)
188 points by jsnell on July 18, 2020 | hide | 75 comments
17. Optimizing 128-bit Division (danlark.org)
136 points by EvgeniyZh on July 19, 2020 | hide | 28 comments
18. Why companies lose their best innovators (2019) (forbes.com/sites/kmehta)
190 points by hhs on July 19, 2020 | hide | 163 comments
19. Icelandair letting go its flight attendants and shifting their duties to pilots (businessinsider.com)
85 points by onetimemanytime on July 19, 2020 | hide | 69 comments
20. Optimizing Ray Tracing in Haskell (medium.com/swlh)
127 points by jose_zap on July 16, 2020 | hide | 37 comments
21. Computation Graphs and Graph Computation (breandan.github.io)
109 points by bmc7505 on July 18, 2020 | hide | 37 comments
22. Bohr–van Leeuwen theorem – magnetism in solids is a quantum mechanical effect (wikipedia.org)
141 points by apsec112 on July 19, 2020 | hide | 88 comments
23. The event that eventually led to Newton writing and publishing the Principia (thonyc.wordpress.com)
115 points by hecubus on July 18, 2020 | hide | 56 comments
24. Show HN: Dendron – a roam like open source markdown note taking app (dendron.so)
127 points by kevinslin on July 19, 2020 | hide | 39 comments
25. The Keynesian Revolution: A new biography of John Maynard Keynes (bostonreview.net)
54 points by newest on July 18, 2020 | hide | 45 comments
26. How e-commerce platform Elliot fell back down to Earth (modernretail.co)
76 points by prostoalex on July 19, 2020 | hide | 23 comments
27. Clear explanation of Rust’s module system (sheshbabu.com)
155 points by rkwz on July 19, 2020 | hide | 49 comments
28. Spies in the Xerox Machine (1997) (electricalstrategies.com)
68 points by myrandomcomment on July 19, 2020 | hide | 36 comments
29. Building DIY LED strips for fun (wholelottanothing.org)
100 points by MindGods on July 19, 2020 | hide | 33 comments
30. John Gilmore: History of Cygnus's Growth (tuhs.org)
75 points by cxr on July 18, 2020 | hide | 10 comments

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