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1. Turns out half the internet has a single-point-of-failure called “Cloudflare” (easydns.com)
972 points by StuntPope on July 20, 2020 | hide | 385 comments
2. The FBI is secretly using Sabre as a global travel surveillance tool (forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster)
642 points by AndrewBissell on July 20, 2020 | hide | 430 comments
3. Show HN: 3D Book Image CSS Generator (3d-book-css.netlify.app)
638 points by scastiel on July 20, 2020 | hide | 87 comments
4. DIY Video Hosting (tyler.io)
509 points by chmaynard on July 20, 2020 | hide | 198 comments
5. Launch HN: Reflect (YC S20) – No-code test automation for web apps
262 points by tmcneal on July 20, 2020 | hide | 102 comments
6. Reasonably priced color e-ink display (waveshare.com)
413 points by zdw on July 20, 2020 | hide | 208 comments
7. Mars images rendered in 4K [video] (youtube.com)
350 points by oscarpaz on July 20, 2020 | hide | 119 comments
8. Coronavirus: Oxford vaccine triggers immune response (bbc.co.uk)
415 points by ceocoder on July 20, 2020 | hide | 355 comments
9. 'Doomscrolling' breeds anxiety – how to stop the cycle (npr.org)
351 points by mrfusion on July 20, 2020 | hide | 286 comments
10. OpenAI should now change their name to ClosedAI (reddit.com)
503 points by gitgud on July 20, 2020 | hide | 108 comments
11. Any claim without a URI should be treated as suspicious (shkspr.mobi)
470 points by pavel_lishin on July 20, 2020 | hide | 270 comments
12. Dijo: A terminal-based habit tracker written in Rust (github.com/nerdypepper)
342 points by catacombs on July 20, 2020 | hide | 112 comments
13. Ireland donates contact tracing app to Linux Foundation (nearform.com)
312 points by donaltroddyn on July 20, 2020 | hide | 129 comments
14. Why OKRs might not work at your company (svpg.com)
317 points by codesuki on July 19, 2020 | hide | 135 comments
15. I Don't Want to Be a Founder (carolchen.me)
345 points by kipply on July 20, 2020 | hide | 233 comments
16. Video Vectorization (vectorly.io)
319 points by xanthine on July 20, 2020 | hide | 117 comments
17. Designing a New Old Home: Part 1 (medium.com/simon.sarris)
304 points by stepstop on July 18, 2020 | hide | 237 comments
18. City Map Generator – Create procedural American-style cities in the browser (probabletrain.com)
231 points by jsiepkes on July 20, 2020 | hide | 46 comments
19. Why it’s hard to kill the Bloomberg terminal (2019) (marker.medium.com)
275 points by simonebrunozzi on July 19, 2020 | hide | 227 comments
20. Ways to think long-term: a cognitive toolkit for good ancestors (longnow.org)
169 points by MindGods on July 20, 2020 | hide | 52 comments
21. Rare and hardest to crack Enigma code machine sells for $437k (zdnet.com)
131 points by LinuxBender on July 20, 2020 | hide | 58 comments
22. The Next Phase of the Retail Apocalypse: Stores Reborn as E-Commerce Warehouses (wsj.com)
146 points by prostoalex on July 19, 2020 | hide | 80 comments
23. Pine64 announce the Pinecil, TS100 compatible RISC-V soldering iron (pine64.org)
194 points by taylorfinley on July 19, 2020 | hide | 76 comments
24. [email protected] (minecraftathome.com)
223 points by networked on July 20, 2020 | hide | 74 comments
25. Why GPT-3 Matters (leogao.dev)
223 points by teruakohatu on July 20, 2020 | hide | 163 comments
26. The Many Methods of Communicating with Submarines (hackaday.com)
120 points by gumby on July 19, 2020 | hide | 75 comments
27. Reactive Probabilistic Programming (arxiv.org)
110 points by matt_d on July 20, 2020 | hide | 24 comments
28. In Praise of ZFS on Linux's ZED 'ZFS Event Daemon' (utoronto.ca)
149 points by zdw on July 20, 2020 | hide | 120 comments
29. Feeling unproductive? Maybe you should stop overthinking (adolos.substack.com)
198 points by adolos on July 20, 2020 | hide | 71 comments
30. Robinhood and How to Lose Money (themargins.substack.com)
255 points by asaramis on July 20, 2020 | hide | 204 comments

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