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5
Intelligence Coup of the Century (www.washingtonpost.com)
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shit: An implementation of Git using (almost) entirely POSIX shell (git.sr.ht)
813 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021503    222 comments 
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Ask HN: What are some books where the reader learns by building projects? (item?id=22299180)
751 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021303    166 comments 
6
People Born Blind Are Mysteriously Protected from Schizophrenia (www.vice.com)
682 points first seen 2020021221 last seen 2020021503    240 comments 
3
Becoming a high performing software developer working from your bedroom (zephony.com)
627 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021503    295 comments 
7
Firefox 73 is upon us (hacks.mozilla.org)
615 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021306    331 comments 
6
Apple engineer killed in Tesla crash had previously complained about autopilot (www.kqed.org)
588 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021403    856 comments 
2
Rotary Cellphone (justine-haupt.com)
561 points first seen 2020021215 last seen 2020021503    163 comments 
4
Where are all the animated SVGs? (www.getmotion.io)
540 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021400    182 comments 
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N26 will be leaving the UK (n26.com)
510 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021303    498 comments 
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Swift Playgrounds for macOS (apps.apple.com)
430 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021400    224 comments 
8
A popular self-driving car dataset is missing labels for hundreds of pedestrians (blog.roboflow.ai)
403 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021321    180 comments 
11
All the Apps I Pay for as a Bootstrapped Business (daily.patwalls.co)
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Mozilla’s plan to fix internet privacy (www.protocol.com)
347 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021203    208 comments 
10
Hard Drive Stats for 2019 (www.backblaze.com)
343 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021303    154 comments 
12
Apple Pay on pace to account for 10% of global card transactions (qz.com)
340 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021306    398 comments 
2
OpenPush: A Free, Decentralized Push Messaging Framework for Android (f-droid.org)
336 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021403    90 comments 
3
Stage is a minimalistic 2D, cross-platform HTML5 game engine (piqnt.com)
310 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021321    58 comments 
7
Mythical man month: 10 lines per developer day (blog.ndepend.com)
266 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021400    205 comments 
10
Let's Encrypt: an automated certificate authority to encrypt the entire web (blog.acolyer.org)
243 points first seen 2020021221 last seen 2020021400    107 comments 
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Coronavirus outbreak likely now ‘gathering steam’ (news.harvard.edu)
241 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021303    169 comments 
21
Experience report on a large Python-to-Go translation (gitlab.com)
235 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021306    81 comments 
44
Important women in CS who aren't Grace Hopper (2018) (www.hillelwayne.com)
211 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021221    50 comments 
10
U.S. Officials Say Huawei Can Covertly Access Telecom Networks (www.wsj.com)
206 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021303    112 comments 
4
Awk as a Major Systems Programming Language – Revisited (2018) (www.skeeve.com)
205 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021315    75 comments 
10
Growing Neural Cellular Automata: A Differentiable Model of Morphogenesis (distill.pub)
199 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021306    42 comments 
8
The coming IP war over facts derived from books (abe-winter.github.io)
197 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021309    89 comments 
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Time Machine in Catalina 10.15.3 has serious bugs (eclecticlight.co)
174 points first seen 2020021221 last seen 2020021312    147 comments 
6
Bruce McEwen, who found stress can alter the brain, has died (www.nytimes.com)
172 points first seen 2020021215 last seen 2020021321    43 comments 
3
Dead Sea dates grown from 2000-year-old seeds (www.sciencemag.org)
171 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021215    55 comments 
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Ask HN: How does your company keep track of lessons learned? (item?id=22297780)
169 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021215    116 comments 
21
Event Driven Architectures (pradeeploganathan.com)
147 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021303    54 comments 
20
Mate Desktop 1.24 Released (mate-desktop.org)
146 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021303    66 comments 
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Boeing Starliner's flight's flaws show “fundamental problem,” NASA says (www.nytimes.com)
141 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021303    134 comments 
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Several months in the life of Project Zero – Part 1: The Chrome bug of suffering (googleprojectzero.blogspot.com)
137 points first seen 2020021215 last seen 2020021315    26 comments 
14
Applied Thinking for Intelligence Analysis: A Guide for Practitioners [pdf] (airpower.airforce.gov.au)
136 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021303    5 comments 
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USB armory: an open-source hardware design, flash-drive sized computer (inversepath.com)
136 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021300    32 comments 
22
Plasma 5.18.0 LTS (kde.org)
135 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021221    77 comments 
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The Economics of Clean Code (frederickvanbrabant.com)
122 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021221    103 comments 
13
Copyrighting melodies to avoid accidental infringement [video] (www.youtube.com)
118 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021303    97 comments 
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Linus Torvalds, Tom Preston-Werner, Peff and Others Tell the History of Git (www.welcometothejungle.com)
115 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021215    38 comments 
12
Applying Mypy to real-world projects (calpaterson.com)
112 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021303    21 comments 
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Investigating the Performance Overhead of C++ Exceptions (pspdfkit.com)
110 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021303    163 comments 
24
Judge Orders Navy to Release USS Thresher Disaster Documents (news.usni.org)
104 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021303    30 comments 
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People of Las Vegas (believermag.com)
102 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021300    74 comments 
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Coding Flaw Exposes Voter Details for 6.5M Israelis (www.databreachtoday.asia)
101 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021218    36 comments 
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Turtleocracy (www.notion.so)
98 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021215    55 comments 
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Compiling a Functional Language Using C++, Part 9 – Garbage Collection (danilafe.com)
97 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021309    21 comments 
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Ten simple rules for getting started on Twitter as a scientist (journals.plos.org)
94 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021303    32 comments 
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Coronavirus Mortality Rate (www.worldometers.info)
89 points first seen 2020021215 last seen 2020021300    67 comments 
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Dissecting the Windows Defender Driver (n4r1b.netlify.com)
87 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021303    10 comments 
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Dynamically changing, partially-stateful data-flow database written in Rust (github.com)
80 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021303    7 comments 
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A Taxonomy of Privacy (2006) [pdf] (www.law.upenn.edu)
73 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021221    8 comments 
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The Rosetta Stone of Mathematics (nuscimag.com)
73 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021303    10 comments 
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Artificial atoms create stable qubits for quantum computing (phys.org)
71 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021318    17 comments 
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Apple 2 connecting via acoustic coupler modem and rotary phone (2015) [video] (www.youtube.com)
67 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021300    25 comments 
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The high cost of a free coding bootcamp (www.theverge.com)
67 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021215    28 comments 
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Li Wenliang (en.wikipedia.org)
64 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021206    19 comments 
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Raw Gadget is a kernel module that allows to emulate USB devices from userspace (github.com)
64 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021309    21 comments 
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Spiders think with their webs, challenging our ideas of intelligence (www.newscientist.com)
63 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021306    19 comments 
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ARM Launches Cortex M55 and Ethos-U55 (fuse.wikichip.org)
55 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021321    13 comments 
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F-Secure just made a super secure USB sized computer (www.trustedreviews.com)
53 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021203    12 comments 
19
Appeals to Consequences (www.jefftk.com)
52 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021215    39 comments 
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Ask HN: What's your way to keep being productive day by day? (item?id=22297851)
50 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021209    22 comments 
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All Programming Languages are Wrong (2018) (users.rcn.com)
48 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021300    57 comments 
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The Web Application Messaging Protocol (wamp-proto.org)
47 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021303    10 comments 
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US orders Google, Facebook and others to reveal details of years of acquisitions (www.theguardian.com)
46 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021300    5 comments 
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Airbnb Swings to a Loss as Costs Climb Ahead of IPO (www.wsj.com)
44 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021300    17 comments 
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Why I'm open sourcing the financial side of my business (ma.ttias.be)
43 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021203    8 comments 
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What does /etc/mailname do? (wiki.debian.org)
40 points first seen 2020021215 last seen 2020021306    21 comments 
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America Became “A City Upon a Hill”: The Rise and Fall of Perry Miller (www.neh.gov)
33 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021221    38 comments 
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FTC to Examine Past Acquisitions by Large Technology Companies (www.ftc.gov)
33 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021303    3 comments 
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Show HN: Census – Sync your warehouse data to any app (https://www.getcensus.com)
32 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021300    3 comments 
61
In 1986 Microsoft advertised Windows was available “except in Nebraska”. Why? (www.reddit.com)
29 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021300    3 comments 
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Checksumming in filesystems, and why ZFS is doing it right (oshogbo.vexillium.org)
28 points first seen 2020021221 last seen 2020021309    2 comments 
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Senet: the original board game of death? (www.sciencemag.org)
27 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021303    6 comments 
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The locksmith, the surgeon, and the mechanical hand (2019) (muse.jhu.edu)
27 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021303    0 comments 
39
I Made a Color Scheme for Programming Using Math (draculatheme.com)
27 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020041821    23 comments 
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Turns out Piketty was right: inequality in owning companies will worsen (www.afr.com)
26 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021203    5 comments 
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Meaningful Availability [pdf] (www.usenix.org)
26 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021306    0 comments 
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Using audio channels as a social signal for remote workers (pragli.com)
26 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021306    6 comments 
0
How to Become an Amazing Open Source Project Maintainer, Survive, and Have Fun! (www.bwplotka.dev)
24 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021203    4 comments 
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Atari acquires Wonder, a hybrid mobile gaming and entertainment platform (venturebeat.com)
22 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021303    6 comments 
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Why poor people make poor decisions (thecorrespondent.com)
21 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021203    6 comments 
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Novel Coronavirus: Highly Contagious and More Infectious Than Initially Est [pdf] (www.medrxiv.org)
20 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021300    2 comments 
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CIA bought an encryption company and used it to spy on clients and countries (www.businessinsider.com)
20 points first seen 2020021221 last seen 2020021221    5 comments 
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At least 500 Wuhan medical staff infected with coronavirus (www.scmp.com)
19 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021206    0 comments 
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Show HN: Airsite – a mobile app for building simple websites (https://airsite.co)
19 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021218    8 comments 
76
Xkcd Smearing Clock (tonybox.net)
19 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021215    12 comments 
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Utah sends employees to Mexico for lower prescription prices (news.yahoo.com)
16 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021203    2 comments 
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Ask HN: How do you pay attention to emotions in your remote teams? (item?id=22297511)
16 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021209    14 comments 
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Lenovo leaked an AMD Ryzen 9 U-series chip (www.techradar.com)
14 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021203    0 comments 
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Red Teaming Toolkit Collection – 0xsp (0xsp.com)
14 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021215    0 comments 
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Lambda School's ISAs are being sold off to investors (twitter.com)
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Why is movie theater popcorn so expensive? (thehustle.co)
14 points first seen 2020021215 last seen 2020021218    16 comments 
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Warren Buffett Has Started the Biggest Energy Revolution (www.forbes.com)
12 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021203    0 comments 
84
How to Develop Alone (Without Making an Enormous Mess) (spin.atomicobject.com)
12 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021206    0 comments 
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The price of a .com domain is set to rise, and some sellers aren't happy (www.engadget.com)
11 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021215    2 comments 
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Understand Proportional Symbol in Probability and Statistics (leimao.github.io)
11 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021303    0 comments 
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Software error exposes the ID numbers for 1.26M Danish citizens (www.zdnet.com)
10 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021212    0 comments 
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Use a:visited in your CSS stylesheet (evertpot.com)
10 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021303    3 comments 
0
Bizcat: An 8x16 Bitmap Font (robey.lag.net)
9 points first seen 2020021200 last seen 2020021200    4 comments 
0
The wealth gap: how changing fortunes tear close friends apart (www.theguardian.com)
9 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021209    2 comments 
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Self-Training with Noisy Student Improves ImageNet Classification (arxiv.org)
9 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021300    0 comments 
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Career Builder's CEO: Young people are 'ghosting' employers (www.yahoo.com)
9 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021212    13 comments 
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Data Science Portfolio (github.com)
8 points first seen 2020021203 last seen 2020021206    0 comments 
58
Abductive Natural Language Inference Leaderboard (leaderboard.allenai.org)
8 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021215    0 comments 
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Disease caused by the Wuhan coronavirus officially has a name: Covid-19 (www.statnews.com)
8 points first seen 2020021215 last seen 2020021218    0 comments 
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Is an Antidepressant Right for You? Ask Your Brain Waves (www.scientificamerican.com)
7 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021212    0 comments 
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Wadge Degrees (2015) (billwadge.wordpress.com)
7 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021300    0 comments 
0
Personal data of all 6.5M Israeli voters exposed by security flaw in app (edition.cnn.com)
6 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021206    0 comments 
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The Doctors Who Bill You While You’re Unconscious (www.theatlantic.com)
6 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021206    0 comments 
0
California 'refugees' moving to Idaho to avoid vaccinating their kids (www.sfgate.com)
6 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021209    0 comments 
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The Bloom Tree (arxiv.org)
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Safe Systems Programming in Rust: The Promise and the Challenge [pdf] (robbertkrebbers.nl)
6 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021221    0 comments 
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Battling Malaria at the Atomic Level (directorsblog.nih.gov)
5 points first seen 2020021206 last seen 2020021209    0 comments 
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Mysterious radio signal from space is repeating every 16 days (www.cnn.com)
5 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021209    0 comments 
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Basicode: The 8-bit programming API that crossed the Berlin Wall (fosdem.org)
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The Dismal Kingdom: Do Economists Have Too Much Power? (www.foreignaffairs.com)
5 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021300    0 comments 
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A skeptical look at some of ISO 8601's new extensions (www.datafix.com.au)
5 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021218    0 comments 
0
US finds Huawei has backdoor access to mobile networks globally, report says (www.cnet.com)
5 points first seen 2020021221 last seen 2020021221    3 comments 
69
Show HN: Privacy preserving notes and journal webapp with personal analytics (https://poplar.one)
4 points first seen 2020021209 last seen 2020021215    4 comments 
0
New Hampshire town's voting system is 130 years old (m.youtube.com)
4 points first seen 2020021215 last seen 2020021215    0 comments 
0
Subset of the dContent-Type: text/html;charset=UTF-8 X-Powered-By: Mojolicious (Perl) Status: 200 OK 1ependency graph of NPM's react-scripts package (twitter.com)
4 points first seen 2020021218 last seen 2020021218    0 comments 
0
The World According to Thiel [video] (youtu.be)
3 points first seen 2020021212 last seen 2020021212    0 comments 
0
Ask HN: Trouble with Next Career Move (item?id=22305215)
3 points first seen 2020021215 last seen 2020021215    0 comments 
0
Hard Data Shows a Centrist Democrat Would Be a Losing Candidate (www.salon.com)
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Introduction to Interscript (1985) [pdf] (bitsavers.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de)
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