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Hosting SQLite databases on GitHub Pages (or any static file hoster) (phiresky.github.io)
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The FTC is seeking public comment on the subject of Dark Patterns in software (www.regulations.gov)
761 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050506    528 comments 
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Rust's Most Unrecognized Contributor (brson.github.io)
630 points first seen 2021050321 last seen 2021050506    161 comments 
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Amazon knew seller data was used to boost company sales (www.politico.eu)
608 points first seen 2021050321 last seen 2021050503    433 comments 
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Stop making your paying customers hunt for the Sign In button on your website (blog.stunning.co)
428 points first seen 2021050315 last seen 2021050503    208 comments 
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Tech Loses Out over at Companies, Countries and Continents (berthub.eu)
425 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050409    230 comments 
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Dissecting the Apple M1 GPU, Part IV (rosenzweig.io)
372 points first seen 2021050312 last seen 2021050421    118 comments 
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What3Words sends legal threat to security researcher for sharing an alternative (techcrunch.com)
338 points first seen 2021050315 last seen 2021050409    171 comments 
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The End of AMP (www.lafoo.com)
316 points first seen 2021050318 last seen 2021050403    140 comments 
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What can mRNA treat next? (qz.com)
297 points first seen 2021050300 last seen 2021050406    180 comments 
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What3Words – The Algorithm (cybergibbons.com)
290 points first seen 2021050300 last seen 2021050406    171 comments 
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What's Salesforce? (retool.com)
280 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050400    170 comments 
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Ignoring Docker updates is a paid feature now? (twitter.com)
251 points first seen 2021050300 last seen 2021050312    187 comments 
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Ask HN: Mobile phone addiction help (item?id=27017776)
249 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050503    243 comments 
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The Linux kernel has surpassed one million git commits (git.kernel.org)
242 points first seen 2021050300 last seen 2021050309    113 comments 
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Office 365 leaking BCC domain name (www.reddit.com)
226 points first seen 2021050321 last seen 2021050415    43 comments 
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One Year of TILs (simonwillison.net)
215 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050406    48 comments 
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iFixit: AirTag teardown (www.ifixit.com)
206 points first seen 2021050303 last seen 2021050321    185 comments 
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Principal Component Analysis Explained Visually (setosa.io)
200 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050406    43 comments 
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Co-founder of brain implant startup Neuralink leaves the company (www.engadget.com)
187 points first seen 2021050315 last seen 2021050415    276 comments 
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The Honest Troubleshooting Code of Conduct (rachelbythebay.com)
175 points first seen 2021050303 last seen 2021050400    95 comments 
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The $4B App That Doesn’t Value Privacy, Security or Accessibility (www.cigionline.org)
173 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050403    153 comments 
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Designing a guitar with hot-swappable pickups (www.staycaffeinated.com)
158 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050406    109 comments 
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Stars That Race Through Space at Nearly the Speed of Light (www.scientificamerican.com)
155 points first seen 2021050312 last seen 2021050406    126 comments 
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SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Impairs Endothelial Function via Downregulation of ACE2 (www.ahajournals.org)
153 points first seen 2021050303 last seen 2021050318    87 comments 
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Green gold: Avocado farming on the rise in Africa (www.dw.com)
146 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050403    140 comments 
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Bitcoin Core: Bitcoin Core 0.21.1 Released with Taproot Activation Code (bitcoincore.org)
144 points first seen 2021050315 last seen 2021050406    226 comments 
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Using a Pager in the 21st Century (dmitryelj.medium.com)
142 points first seen 2021050303 last seen 2021050403    133 comments 
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What Is the Transparent Material at the End of a Gel Pen Refill? (unsharpen.com)
141 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050406    42 comments 
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Data Science is Interesting: Why are there so many Canadians in India? (chuttenblog.wordpress.com)
132 points first seen 2021050315 last seen 2021050406    117 comments 
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Why it’s nearly impossible to buy an original Bob Ross painting (thehustle.co)
125 points first seen 2021050303 last seen 2021050400    80 comments 
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How many engineers does it take to make subscripting work? (erthalion.info)
121 points first seen 2021050309 last seen 2021050406    26 comments 
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Computer Calculus Reading Group (compcalc.github.io)
119 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050406    16 comments 
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Negative interest: Danske Bank changes threshold for personal customers (danskebank.com)
117 points first seen 2021050309 last seen 2021050403    179 comments 
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17 of BBC's 90 “strictly necessary cookies” are for “tracking” users (twitter.com)
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Bootstrapping an Amiga without a bootable floppy (www.rvalles.net)
108 points first seen 2021050318 last seen 2021050421    15 comments 
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Pimp My Microwave (github.com)
104 points first seen 2021050303 last seen 2021050303    26 comments 
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Tesla Continues to Walk Back Full Self-Driving Claims (mindmatters.ai)
103 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050400    107 comments 
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John Glenn popularized the word “glitch” (www.airspacemag.com)
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Why are there so many unfinished buildings in Africa? (www.economist.com)
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Jetoptera VTOL aircraft design features “bladeless fans on steroids” (newatlas.com)
93 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050406    37 comments 
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Facebook and the Normalization of Deviance (www.newyorker.com)
86 points first seen 2021050315 last seen 2021050400    42 comments 
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My oldest kid made this to raise awareness for composting (https://www.why-compost.org)
84 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050400    85 comments 
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SkyTransfer – Free, Open-Source, Decentralized and Encrypted File-Sharing (skytransfer.hns.siasky.net)
82 points first seen 2021050309 last seen 2021050400    40 comments 
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1 in 5 EV owners in California switched back to gas because charging is a hassle (www.businessinsider.com)
80 points first seen 2021050312 last seen 2021050403    148 comments 
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A Primer for Decentralized Identifiers (w3c-ccg.github.io)
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The Cyphernomicon: Cypherpunks FAQ and More (1994) [Txt] (nakamotoinstitute.org)
74 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050400    4 comments 
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Amiga Emulator for ARM Boards (github.com)
73 points first seen 2021050303 last seen 2021050400    10 comments 
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Buying a Bitcoin emits 195x as much CO₂ as buying an iPhone (blog.yannev.es)
70 points first seen 2021050309 last seen 2021050309    30 comments 
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Is Dogecoin Capped? (provscons.com)
70 points first seen 2021050315 last seen 2021050409    145 comments 
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Simple as in SMTP (computer.rip)
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I was terrible at crosswords so I built an AI to do them (www.bbc.co.uk)
67 points first seen 2021050321 last seen 2021050415    65 comments 
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Predictive Coding Approximates Backprop Along Arbitrary Computation Graphs (2020) (arxiv.org)
61 points first seen 2021050303 last seen 2021050321    9 comments 
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Shrinkflation: Costco Paper Towels, Now with 20 Fewer Sheets per Roll (forums.redflagdeals.com)
61 points first seen 2021050312 last seen 2021050406    47 comments 
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My life as a woman in tech, told in three beverages (medium.datadriveninvestor.com)
58 points first seen 2021050306 last seen 2021050315    62 comments 
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When Wiener Met Einstein (cantorsparadise.substack.com)
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MCL65 – Fastest Apple II+ (microcorelabs.wordpress.com)
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Executives don’t decide if the company culture is good, employees do (warzel.substack.com)
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C++ Constructors, Memory, and Lifetimes (erikmcclure.com)
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Progress Delayed is Progress Denied (Safari feature lag) (infrequently.org)
45 points first seen 2021050309 last seen 2021050406    26 comments 
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Show HN: Browser-based audio extractor tool (mastershot.app)
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Creating Non-Rectangular Headers (2017) (css-tricks.com)
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Turmoil shakes California National Guard with firing, suspension of top generals (www.latimes.com)
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SciteQt: A Port of the SciTE Editor to Qt/Quick – Android App and WASM available (github.com)
31 points first seen 2021050309 last seen 2021050403    5 comments 
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Arbitrary code execution found in ExifTool. Make sure to update to 12.24 (www.reddit.com)
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Labor of Division: Algorithm D (ridiculousfish.com)
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New Spectre Vulnerability Beats Mitigations, Performance to Badly Drop After Fix (www.techpowerup.com)
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Forming eye contact is important in dog–human communication (www.nature.com)
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Facebook Asks Users to Enable ATT in Order to Keep Services 'Free of Charge' (www.macrumors.com)
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Erik Stolterman: Design Theory and Philosophy (www.designdisciplin.com)
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My PGP key used to be here (lee-phillips.org)
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It's hard for founders to find a job (twitter.com)
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1 in 5 electric vehicle owners in California switched back to gas (www.yahoo.com)
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Software developer tracks down code for beloved 41-year old game (thenewstack.io)
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The Coming Conflict Between Introverts and Extroverts (www.theatlantic.com)
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Play the game to see how video games are designed to get you hooked and spending (www.abc.net.au)
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How to Befriend Crows (programmingisterrible.com)
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Docker Desktop: Pay or Update (imgur.com)
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Intel to Invest $3.5B in Rio Rancho Fab Upgrade (www.tomshardware.com)
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Intel commits $600M to build new chip R&D centers in Israel (siliconangle.com)
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Technology helped archaeologists dig deeper (www.technologyreview.com)
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Atomic gardening – using radiation to induce useful mutations in plants (en.wikipedia.org)
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XKCD's Scientific Microfiction Meme (pluralistic.net)
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Eichmann in Jerusalem (2017) (slatestarcodex.com)
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Fifty Years Ago a Group of AcidDropping Activists Tried to Levitate the Pentagon (www.smithsonianmag.com)
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May First in Stamps: Penny Black, Columbian Exposition, Antonín Dvořák (2020) (www.stampio.org)
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Vultr gets $150M credit facility to expand its cloud computing platform (www.prnewswire.com)
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To Be Tracked or Not? Apple Is Now Giving Us the Choice (www.nytimes.com)
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Google's last-ditch UK Supreme Court defence for Safari Workaround sueball (www.theregister.com)
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What the Normans Did for England (www.historyextra.com)
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To Stripe: Winning the hearts of Valley startups is not winning payments (2014) (pando.com)
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The Ethereum 2.0 network has its first major incident (www.coindesk.com)
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Verizon Near Deal to Sell Yahoo and AOL (www.nytimes.com)
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European Lisp Symposium 2021 – Live! (03 May 2021, 07:00 UTC) (www.twitch.tv)
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New Spectre Variants Discovered by Exploiting Micro-Op Caches (www.phoronix.com)
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Five Tech Giants Just Keep Growing (www.wsj.com)
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China’s Heavy-Lift Rocket Due for Uncontrolled Reentry Within Days (hackaday.com)
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Has Online Retail’s Biggest Bully Returned? (www.nytimes.com)
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Researchers Identify the Defect That Limits Solar-Cell Performance (scitechdaily.com)
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Amibian – Amiga emulation environment for Raspberry Pi (www.amibian.org)
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Sputnik V: How Russia's Covid vaccine is dividing Europe (www.bbc.com)
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NASA Use Open API (api.nasa.gov)
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Onepanel – Cloud native deep learning platform (github.com)
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Rich Americans Fleeing Tax Hikes May Turbocharge Shift to ETFs (www.bloomberg.com)
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OpenPhone (YC S18) Is Hiring Engineers and PMs (openphone.co)
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