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One City Saved $5M by Routing School Buses with an Algorithm

Arrived – a new model of home ownership

Why has disappeared from search results?

The hypersane are among us, if only we are prepared to look

The fungus that devastates the Cavendish banana has now arrived in Latin America

The HP Way: How Bill Hewlett and I Built Our Company (1960)

Bad Language: a Lisp-looking language with interpreter, compiles to JavaScript

Paternity Leave Was Crucial After the Birth of My Child

Black Beekeepers Are Transforming Detroit’s Vacant Lots into Bee Farms (2018)

Scaling NSQ to 750B Messages (2016)

Finding Amelia Earhart’s Plane Seemed Impossible – Then Came a Startling Clue

Ear Speakers – Research, Design, and Evolution

Human Interest (YC S15) raises $15M Series B and is hiring product, data, and more

On Language and Humanity: In Conversation with Noam Chomsky

How to chain multiple functions in JavaScript properly with async/await

Mac OS Adds Early Support for VirtIO, QEMU

Laws of Locality: Where in your UI you should put certain controls

“Angels” that aren’t actually angels, and the problems that poses

Code Is Not Literature (2014)

A Fullstack Todo List Built Using Go/Gin/Postgres/React Stack

Dollar vans, NYC’s other transit system

Visualizing Transformer Language Models: Illustrated GPT-2

Characterizing the Performance Impact of AMP

Where did the melody go? (2017)

The Rule of Seven: how to overload the brain of a programmer for no good reason

I quit my job today to make video games full time

Why GNU/Linux Viruses Are Fairly Uncommon

Loot boxes a matter of “life or death,” says researcher

Texas Startup Claims Biggest Advance in Electric Motor Designs in over 100 Years

If You Lose Your iPhone, You Can’t Pay Your Apple Card Bill on the Web

20th anniversary of José Bové’s ’attack’ on a McDonald’s in rural France

While Nestle extracts millions of liters, residents lack drinking water

OpenCensus Web: A tool to trace and monitor user-perceived performance

Why Are We All Paying a Tax to Credit Card Companies?

Coloring Hyper-Realistic Art with AI [video]

Lorem Picsum, death by a million pixel-gigabits

View Hacker News top stories for the last week/month/year (via Algolia search)

Reporting on the State of the Climate in 2018

Bootstrapping to $150k in revenue - without a landing page

Translating and Interpreting Chinese Philosophy

Google, Apple, Microsoft reportedly ignoring pleas to add rail crossings to maps

Nissan Motor’s Lawsuit Against Us

Navy Reverting Destroyers to Physical Throttles, Rejecting Touchscreen Controls

Terse Linux HowTo (2006)

Mc.js: A Minecraft clone built entirely with JavaScript

Managing Developers: Understanding Work Styles and Individual Needs

10k+ firearms have been bought by New Zealand’s government in less than a month

Rust Async/Await – The Challenges Besides Syntax – Cancellation

Introducing Coil: a Kotlin-first image loading library on Android

Super Energy-Dense KeraCel Solid-State Batteries Attract Investor

Pandora’s Flask: Monitoring a Python Web App with Prometheus

Fantastic Front-End Performance Tricks and Why We Do Them

Unhappy customer asked to sign legal agreement not to write a bad review

Nuclear Reactor for Mars Outpost Could Be Ready to Fly by 2022

Show HN: Understand the Internet by Building It in a VM (MOOC)

Show HN: Every shortcut for designers, developers and writers in one place

Understand container – a book about container internal

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Volume I Chapter 22: Algebra

Trillian: A transparent, scalable and cryptographically verifiable data store

U.S. Officials Suspect New Nuclear Missile in Explosion That Killed 7 Russians

Building an infinitely scalable cloud host for less than $5/mo

Akaunting: A web-based accounting system

NetNewsWire 5.0 RSS reader for macOS launches in beta

Trump Administration Weakens Protections for Endangered Species

Open-Sourced Blueprints for Civilization

Russian nuclear-powered cruise missile blows up, creating “mini-Chernobyl”

Owls discover and get rid of a hidden camera which tracks their movements

Tech giants reportedly ignoring safety pleas to add rail crossings to maps

Hong Kong Airport shuts down as protesters take over

Guide to the Python Print Function

Language Design Is Not Just Solving Puzzles (2006)

Electric vehicles can reduce Colorado’s emissions more than anything else

Huawei HarmonyOS Source Code

The next generation of entrepreneurs. They’re all over 65

OpenAudible – desktop application for downloading&managing Audible audiobooks

Xfce 4.14 released after 4 years of work

Designer Behind Instagram Logo Made an Exact Working Replica of Apollo 11 Camera

Rutgers Releases Report on How Cultural Factors Affect Chinese Americans’ Health

US Senator says wireless carriers are helping Trump build ’surveillance state’

The US Navy says no to touchscreens–maybe automakers should too

How to Listen to Classical Music: Motifs and Seeds [video]

Rocket mystery: What weapon was Russia testing in Arctic?

Why Conspiracy Theorists Will Never Believe the ‘Official’ Epstein Story

Trump Has Succeeded. Now Lots of Chinese People Are Buying Huawei Phones