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2018Turning a MacBook into a touchscreen with $1 of hardware (anishathalye.com)
2233 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 9 months ago with 90 comments
2018Why nobody ever wins the car at the mall (thehustle.co)
1623 points across 2 posts | 5 annotations | 2 months ago with 247 comments
2018Most of what you read on the internet is written by insane people (reddit.com)
1395 points across 3 posts | 2 annotations | 1 week ago with 81 comments
2018Deprecation of OpenGL and OpenCL (developer.apple.com)
1199 points across 5 posts | 3 months ago with 55 comments
2018The Bullshit Web (pxlnv.com)
1193 points across 2 posts | 6 annotations | 3 months ago with 107 comments
2018Japan's Hometown Tax (kalzumeus.com)
1180 points across 2 posts | 5 months ago with 104 comments
2018Software Disenchantment (tonsky.me)
1164 points across 2 posts | 34 annotations | 3 months ago with 132 comments
2018Game Boy Camera Canon EF Lens Mount (ekeler.com)
1095 points across 2 posts | 4 months ago with 62 comments
2018Make Front End Shit Again (makefrontendshitagain.party)
1070 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 8 months ago with 169 comments
2018Student photographs people with hidden spy cam in the 1890s (boredpanda.com)
1065 points across 2 posts | 8 months ago with 192 comments
2018Open source is not about you (gist.github.com)
1049 points across 3 posts | 22 annotations | 3 months ago with 205 comments
2018Virtual DOM is pure overhead (svelte.dev)
1042 points across 2 posts | 8 annotations | 1 year ago with 289 comments
2018C Is Not a Low-level Language (queue.acm.org)
1033 points across 4 posts | 11 annotations | 9 months ago with 192 comments
2018You want to know something about how bullshit insane our brains are? (twitter.com)
1004 points across 3 posts | 2 months ago with 255 comments
2018A Spectre Is Haunting Unicode (dampfkraft.com)
944 points across 3 posts | 5 annotations | 2 months ago with 177 comments
2018The vintage beauty of Soviet control rooms (designyoutrust.com)
839 points across 3 posts | 6 months ago with 98 comments
2018Let's remove Quaternions from every 3D Engine (marctenbosch.com)
772 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 9 months ago with 37 comments
2018Eloquent JavaScript 3rd Edition (eloquentjavascript.net)
767 points | 2 years ago with 185 comments
2018The average age of a successful startup founder is 45 (hbr.org)
720 points across 4 posts | 6 months ago with 6 comments
2018Inventor says Google is patenting work he put in the public domain (arstechnica.com)
690 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 3 months ago with 15 comments
2018Apple execs: Let's take a 30% cut of Uber and Lyft's membership programs (twitter.com)
685 points | 8 months ago with 719 comments
2018Fantasy Map Generator (azgaar.github.io)
684 points across 2 posts | 10 months ago with 24 comments
2018Professor Frisby's mostly adequate guide to functional programming (mostly-adequate.gitbooks.io)
677 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 2 years ago with 51 comments
2018The man who produced Steve Jobs’ keynotes for 20 years (cake.co)
674 points | 1 year ago with 196 comments
2018A List of Hacker News's Undocumented Features and Behaviors (github.com)
673 points | 5 annotations | 2 years ago with 266 comments
2018CPU Bugs (danluu.com)
660 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 1 year ago with 20 comments
2018The Church of Interruption (sambleckley.com)
647 points across 2 posts | 1 month ago with 95 comments
2018Learning to See in the Dark (github.com)
645 points | 2 years ago with 170 comments
2018American tech giants are making life tough for startups (economist.com)
645 points across 3 posts | 3 annotations | 4 months ago with 128 comments
2018The Tools I Use to Write Books (thorstenball.com)
640 points across 2 posts | 4 months ago with 36 comments
2018Notes on structured concurrency, or: Go statement considered harmful (vorpus.org)
631 points across 3 posts | 4 annotations | 3 months ago with 119 comments
2018Why aren't there C conferences? (nullprogram.com)
619 points across 2 posts | 4 annotations | 1 month ago with 184 comments
2018Tesla won’t give drivers their own crash data without a court order (consumeraffairs.com)
606 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 3 months ago with 117 comments
2018Apple execs describe a “unique arrangement” with Netflix (twitter.com)
602 points | 11 months ago with 274 comments
2018Conversations with a six-year-old on functional programming (byorgey.wordpress.com)
580 points | 8 annotations | 2 years ago with 155 comments
2018Mister Rogers had a simple set of rules for talking to children (theatlantic.com)
552 points | 4 annotations | 1 year ago with 162 comments
2018Facebook confirms data-sharing agreements with Chinese firms, including Huawei (bbc.com)
549 points | 1 year ago with 60 comments
2018A Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code (bloomberg.com)
547 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 50 comments
2018BBC Sound Effects made available to download for use under RemArc Licence (bbcsfx.acropolis.org.uk)
541 points | 2 years ago with 131 comments
2018I Write Letters to CEOs (johnwdefeo.com)
536 points across 2 posts | 4 annotations | 4 months ago with 55 comments
2018536 was ‘the worst year to be alive’ (sciencemag.org)
531 points | 5 annotations | 2 years ago with 356 comments
2018A Concrete Introduction to Probability (github.com)
529 points | 1 year ago with 75 comments
2018Slacktyping: I'm typing when you're typing (github.com)
519 points | 1 annotation | 1 year ago with 139 comments
2018Why is front-end development so unstable? (breck-mckye.com)
514 points across 2 posts | 8 annotations | 4 months ago with 166 comments
2018DIB Guide: Detecting Agile BS (media.defense.gov)
503 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 53 comments
2018Spiders Can Fly Hundreds of Miles Using Electricity (theatlantic.com)
502 points across 4 posts | 1 annotation | 3 weeks ago with 0 comments
2018The History of Unix, Rob Pike [video] (youtube.com)
497 points across 2 posts | 2 months ago with 11 comments
2018Multitasking hurts performance and may even damage the brain (linkedin.com)
491 points | 1 year ago with 293 comments
2018What the Hell Was the Microsoft Network? (codersnotes.com)
490 points across 2 posts | 10 annotations | 3 months ago with 122 comments
2018Facebook Admits It Was Used to Incite Violence in Myanmar (nytimes.com)
485 points | 1 year ago with 250 comments
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