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1. Remembering Allan McDonald, who refused to approve the Challenger launch (npr.org)
1461 points by everybodyknows 10 months ago | hide | 298 comments
2. “ISO obstructs adoption of standards by paywalling them” (twitter.com/timsweeneyepic)
1010 points by linksbro 10 months ago | hide | 312 comments
3. -2000 Lines of Code (folklore.org)
646 points by pcr910303 10 months ago | hide | 256 comments
4. MIPS Becomes RISC-V (eejournal.com)
424 points by zimmerfrei 10 months ago | hide | 215 comments
5. Israel, Cyprus and Greece agree to link power grids via subsea cable (reuters.com)
432 points by awiesenhofer 10 months ago | hide | 439 comments
6. Modern action films fetishize the body even as they desexualize it (bloodknife.com)
663 points by Avshalom 10 months ago | hide | 665 comments
7. Food Prices Are Soaring Faster Than Inflation and Incomes (bloomberg.com)
514 points by prostoalex 10 months ago | hide | 570 comments
8. Launch HN: Bristle (YC W21) – At-home microbiome test to improve oral health
155 points by dannygrannick 10 months ago | hide | 84 comments
9. Excel Never Dies (notboring.co)
429 points by iamacyborg 10 months ago | hide | 300 comments
10. Finding Mona Lisa in the Game of Life (avinayak.github.io)
408 points by mseri 10 months ago | hide | 57 comments
11. Bill Gates Says that Bitcoin is bad For the Planet (technologyelevation.com)
590 points by awb 10 months ago | hide | 801 comments
12. When the prison banned board games, we played chess in our minds (themarshallproject.org)
292 points by danso 10 months ago | hide | 250 comments
13. What are the most important statistical ideas of the past 50 years? [pdf] (columbia.edu)
288 points by luu 10 months ago | hide | 69 comments
14. Over 140k virus species in the human gut, half of which are new to science (sanger.ac.uk)
213 points by majkinetor 10 months ago | hide | 87 comments
15. Game Theory (2007) (yale.edu)
285 points by bezelbuttons 10 months ago | hide | 43 comments
16. FairEmail: Open-source, privacy friendly email app for Android (faircode.eu)
234 points by mpsq 10 months ago | hide | 117 comments
17. Launch HN: Runops (YC W21) – A better cloud shell for production apps
97 points by andriosr 10 months ago | hide | 23 comments
18. Why I did not go to jail (2014) (a16z.com)
307 points by Tomte 10 months ago | hide | 142 comments
19. Lord of the Ring(s): Side Channel Attacks on the CPU On-Chip Ring Interconnect (arxiv.org)
188 points by nixgeek 10 months ago | hide | 55 comments
20. The Unstoppable Momentum of Outdated Science (rogerpielkejr.substack.com)
210 points by zmaten 10 months ago | hide | 132 comments
21. The new Google Pay repeats all the same mistakes of Google Allo (arstechnica.com)
360 points by feross 10 months ago | hide | 308 comments
22. Remote workstations for discerning artists (netflixtechblog.com)
132 points by el_duderino 10 months ago | hide | 68 comments
23. Instacart mulls direct listing in snub to IPOs (reuters.com)
103 points by prostoalex 10 months ago | hide | 62 comments
24. A Solution to the RWP for Exam 1 – Stealing Power (2006) (unc.edu)
77 points by mindcrime 10 months ago | hide | 30 comments
25. Talking with your hands alters the perception of your words (bigthink.com)
121 points by Hooke 10 months ago | hide | 62 comments
26. Interview with Patrick Collison (noahpinion.substack.com)
186 points by jger15 10 months ago | hide | 53 comments
27. When did writing in major newspapers become so bad? (mleverything.substack.com)
327 points by bko 10 months ago | hide | 295 comments
28. A Basic Timeline of the Exchange Mass-Hack (krebsonsecurity.com)
96 points by picture 10 months ago | hide | 24 comments
29. Best practices can slow your application down (stackoverflow.blog)
195 points by kettunen 10 months ago | hide | 186 comments
30. Conversations almost never end when both parties want them to: study (scientificamerican.com)
125 points by curmudgeon22 10 months ago | hide | 72 comments

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