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1. New academic journal only publishes 'unsurprising' research rejected by others (cbc.ca)
884 points by apsec112 on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 202 comments
2. Moving from YouTube to PeerTube (battlepenguin.com)
738 points by djsumdog on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 450 comments
3. Uber and Lyft shutdown in California averted as judge grants emergency stay (theverge.com)
424 points by badwolf on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 649 comments
4. How to contact Google SRE by dropping a shell in Cloud SQL (offensi.com)
639 points by fanf2 on Aug 19, 2020 | hide | 98 comments
5. Citibank's $900M Blunder (finshots.in)
348 points by superasn on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 292 comments
6. The Kush civilization flourished in Sudan nearly 5K years ago (smithsonianmag.com)
324 points by pseudolus on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 136 comments
7. How Shopify reduced storefront response times with a rewrite (shopify.com)
350 points by vaillancourtmax on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 73 comments
8. Rideshare operations are being suspended in California (lyft.com)
534 points by el_duderino on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 1078 comments
9. The software industry is going through the “disposable plastic” crisis (lwn.net)
360 points by ColinWright on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 285 comments
10. Showing a sunrise/sunset realtime 24/7 with the use of unsecured CCTV cameras (driesdepoorter.be)
324 points by driesdep on Aug 19, 2020 | hide | 90 comments
11. Launch HN: GitDuck (YC S20) – Zoom for developers with real-time code sharing
264 points by borisandcrispin on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 110 comments
12. The 212-story skyscraper in Melbourne, Australia (twitter.com/liamosaur)
437 points by noyesno on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 114 comments
13. Though forests burn, trees retake farmland globally as agroforestry advances (mongabay.com)
193 points by TanakaTarou on Aug 19, 2020 | hide | 106 comments
14. Satellite warfare: An arms race is brewing in orbit (economist.com)
167 points by bookofjoe on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 111 comments
15. A deep dive into the official Docker image for Python (pythonspeed.com)
189 points by itamarst on Aug 19, 2020 | hide | 61 comments
16. Math.min(Math.max(num, min), max) (twitter.com/jaffathecake)
238 points by tosh on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 271 comments
17. Foiling Electric Boat (candelaspeedboat.com)
194 points by punnerud on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 145 comments
18. The dual PhD problem of today’s startups (techcrunch.com)
230 points by tosh on Aug 19, 2020 | hide | 120 comments
19. Sending SPF and DMARC passing mail as any Gmail or G Suite customer (ezh.es)
213 points by djsumdog on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 49 comments
20. The AWS Controllers for Kubernetes (amazon.com)
189 points by bdcravens on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 120 comments
21. Former Uber executive charged with paying 'hush money' to conceal breach (npr.org)
223 points by PatrolX on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 132 comments
22. Wirecard hired actors to fool auditors (manager-magazin.de)
181 points by ramboldio on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 191 comments
23. Show HN: Say Less – AI summarization tool in the Gmail compose window (sayless.email)
135 points by yoavz on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 57 comments
24. Big Bounce Simulations Challenge the Big Bang (quantamagazine.org)
127 points by SirLJ on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 162 comments
25. Parsing S-expressions in C (2019) (benpaulhanna.com)
147 points by azhenley on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 98 comments
26. Show HN: Compare Analysis Tools For Python, Ruby, C, PHP, Go (analysis-tools.dev)
175 points by omn1 on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 57 comments
27. How to make a bee hotel [pdf] (foxleas.com)
82 points by DanBC on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 10 comments
28. Gmail and Google Drive Outage (google.com)
244 points by severb on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 84 comments
29. Startup mistakes: Lessons from failed startups (failory.com)
230 points by mitchbob on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 74 comments
30. The Suspected Poisoning of Alexey Navalny, Putin’s Most Prominent Adversary (newyorker.com)
318 points by jseliger on Aug 20, 2020 | hide | 184 comments

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