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  1. Show HN: I made a free app to calibrate your turntable by simply playing a song (okat.best)
    ×1.83 | 20 points by okatbest 15 minutes ago | 5 comments | ??? ???
  2. Surprising Supernova Scars Cover the Earth (scientificamerican.com)
    ×1.19 | 82 points by consumer451 5 hours ago | 32 comments | ??? ???
  3. Controlling the Taylor Swift Eras Tour wristbands with Flipper Zero (jgc.org)
    ×3.57 | 842 points by jgrahamc 21 hours ago | 197 comments | ??? ???
  4. What You Shouldn't Know About Quantum Computers (arxiv.org)
    ×1.72 | 58 points by mathgenius 5 hours ago | 18 comments | ??? ???
  5. Refurb Weekend: Canon Cat (oldvcr.blogspot.com)
    ×0.79 | 87 points by zdw 10 hours ago | 17 comments | ??? ???
  6. Road planners embrace an unconventional intersection (npr.org)
    ×1.13 | 4 points by frob 23 minutes ago | 2 comments | ??? ???
  7. Wasmi v0.32: WebAssembly interpreter is now faster than ever (wasmi-labs.github.io)
    ×2.05 | 87 points by herobird 4 hours ago | 20 comments | ??? ???
  8. Opencall.ai (YC W24) Is Hiring (ycombinator.com)
    2 hours ago | discuss | ??? ???
  9. Surveilling the masses with wi-fi-based positioning systems (arxiv.org)
    ×2.08 | 347 points by belter 22 hours ago | 119 comments | ??? ???
  10. Gh-dash: A beautiful CLI dashboard for GitHub (github.com/dlvhdr)
    ×1.85 | 169 points by robenkleene 14 hours ago | 42 comments | ??? ???
  11. Should I use JWTs for authentication tokens? (ploetzli.ch)
    ×2.60 | 467 points by pantalaimon 23 hours ago | 326 comments | ??? ???
  12. Show HN: Sum (algebraic) types for C in one 100 line header (github.com/grego)
    ×0.94 | 48 points by marosgrego 10 hours ago | 11 comments | ??? ???
  13. Grokked Transformers Are Implicit Reasoners (arxiv.org)
    ×1.65 | 172 points by jasondavies 16 hours ago | 39 comments | ??? ???
  14. A Cursory Look at Cursors (eno-writer.com)
    ×0.71 | 12 points by gcassie 4 hours ago | 4 comments | ??? ???
  15. Fractal Geometry (yale.edu)
    ×1.28 | 124 points by andsoitis 11 hours ago | 23 comments | ??? ???
  16. Emigre typography and graphic design magazine (1984–2005) (gingerbeardman.com)
    ×0.68 | 46 points by msephton 12 hours ago | 4 comments | ??? ???
  17. Evolution of the ELF object file format (maskray.me)
    ×1.08 | 123 points by MaskRay 20 hours ago | 47 comments | ??? ???
  18. Reclaiming IPv4 Class E's 240.0.0.0/4 (benjojo.co.uk)
    ×1.78 | 210 points by todsacerdoti 1 day ago | 263 comments | ??? ???
  19. GTFL – A Graphical Terminal for Common Lisp (martin-loetzsch.de)
    ×1.02 | 119 points by oumua_don17 18 hours ago | 15 comments | ??? ???
  20. Long distance sound localization with the Raspberry Pi (medium.com)
    ×1.20 | 125 points by hcfman 23 hours ago | 34 comments | ??? ???
  21. You leave a 'microbe fingerprint' on all clothing you wear–might forensic impl (phys.org)
    ×1.33 | 24 points by wglb 12 hours ago | 3 comments | ??? ???
  22. Priced out of home ownership (bbc.co.uk)
    ×4.57 | 339 points by user20180120 1 day ago | 849 comments | ??? ???
  23. Regular Expression Matching with a Trigram Index (2012) (swtch.com)
    ×0.64 | 83 points by tosh 18 hours ago | 2 comments | ??? ???
  24. Last hours of an organ donor (aeon.co)
    ×1.61 | 171 points by Hooke 16 hours ago | 105 comments | ??? ???
  25. Instead of “auth”, we should say “permissions” and “login” (ntietz.com)
    ×3.24 | 553 points by tambourine_man 23 hours ago | 302 comments | ??? ???
  26. Transformers Can Do Arithmetic with the Right Embeddings (arxiv.org)
    ×1.66 | 104 points by byt3h3ad 10 hours ago | 110 comments | ??? ???
  27. Linux virtual machines, with a focus on running containers (lima-vm.io)
    ×1.46 | 132 points by udev4096 1 day ago | 45 comments | ??? ???
  28. Resume Tip: Hacking "AI" screening of resumes (solipsys.co.uk)
    ×3.68 | 428 points by ColinWright 1 day ago | 200 comments | ??? ???
  29. An adjustable filter that can prevent interference in the range 600 MHz to 6 GHz (upenn.edu)
    ×0.60 | 64 points by giuliomagnifico 22 hours ago | 13 comments | ??? ???
  30. The Internet Archive is under a DDoS attack (archive.org)
    ×4.34 | 408 points by toomanyrichies 22 hours ago | 166 comments | ??? ???
  31. Run VSCode and terminal on any iOS device (blink.sh)
    ×2.15 | 120 points by ericciarla 13 hours ago | 88 comments | ??? ???
  32. Frida Kahlo's final painting vanished into storage (artnet.com)
    ×0.70 | 38 points by RafelMri 15 hours ago | 12 comments | ??? ???
  33. Anonymous Source Shared Leaked Google Search API Documents (sparktoro.com)
    ×4.94 | 137 points by andrewfong 11 hours ago | 50 comments | ??? ???
  34. Google Search's Internal Engineering Documentation Has Leaked (ipullrank.com)
    ×4.86 | 31 points by croes 7 hours ago | 5 comments | ??? ???
  35. More Itertools (more-itertools.readthedocs.io)
    ×2.46 | 181 points by stereoabuse 20 hours ago | 42 comments | ??? ???
  36. WP21 (ma.tt)
    ×2.34 | 396 points by joshbetz 12 hours ago | 145 comments | ??? ???
  37. The problem with the Darling 58 genetically modified chestnut tree (nymag.com)
    ×1.08 | 58 points by jseliger 22 hours ago | 17 comments | ??? ???
  38. Possible association between tattoos and lymphoma (lu.se)
    ×1.82 | 200 points by belter 1 day ago | 181 comments | ??? ???
  39. PcTattletale leaks victims' screen recordings to entire Internet (ericdaigle.ca)
    ×1.49 | 175 points by nneonneo 1 day ago | 72 comments | ??? ???
  40. WebGL Interactive Fractal Explorer (github.com/ath92)
    ×1.43 | 35 points by ath92 19 hours ago | 7 comments | ??? ???
  41. The Auroras Should Be Spectacular This Summer, Thanks to Solar Maximum (wired.com)
    ×1.80 | 13 points by unripe_syntax 3 hours ago | 3 comments | ??? ???
  42. Iconv, set the charset to RCE: Exploiting the glibc to hack the PHP engine (ambionics.io)
    ×0.98 | 64 points by todsacerdoti 1 day ago | 11 comments | ??? ???
  43. Turning psychiatric labels into identities (newyorker.com)
    ×2.19 | 101 points by thunderbong 1 day ago | 86 comments | ??? ???
  44. How we enabled ARM64 VMs (ubicloud.com)
    ×0.99 | 77 points by ozgune 23 hours ago | 12 comments | ??? ???
  45. Origin of BDFL (2008) (artima.com)
    ×0.39 | 15 points by ibobev 15 hours ago | 4 comments | ??? ???
  46. My Hour of Memoryless Lucidity (wordpress.com)
    ×1.70 | 127 points by surprisetalk 13 hours ago | 80 comments | ??? ???
  47. La Niña is coming, raising the chances of a dangerous Atlantic hurricane season (phys.org)
    ×1.40 | 59 points by wglb 12 hours ago | 11 comments | ??? ???
  48. NostrP2P: Pure P2P Distributed Microblogging System (ryogrid.github.io)
    ×1.18 | 9 points by ryo_grid 14 hours ago | discuss | ??? ???
  49. How many EV charging stations does the US need to replace gas stations? (wired.com)
    ×1.58 | 91 points by Brajeshwar 1 day ago | 428 comments | ??? ???
  50. Recent and extensive volcanism discovered on Venus (phys.org)
    ×0.88 | 8 points by wglb 12 hours ago | discuss | ??? ???
  51. What the damaged Svalbard cable looked like (nrk.no)
    ×2.35 | 530 points by ingve 1 day ago | 237 comments | ??? ???
  52. Ore Energy unveils battery based on only iron, water and air (siliconcanals.com)
    ×1.60 | 82 points by belter 1 day ago | 52 comments | ??? ???
  53. Chickens in Trees (suziepetryk.com)
    ×1.00 | 112 points by tancik 1 day ago | 140 comments | ??? ???
  54. Doing is normally distributed, learning is log-normal (hiandrewquinn.github.io)
    ×2.32 | 212 points by hiAndrewQuinn 9 hours ago | 63 comments | ??? ???
  55. My new PSU burns out – I fix it, and torture it by cracking water (sig7.se)
    ×1.07 | 172 points by todsacerdoti 1 day ago | 85 comments | ??? ???
  56. Rete algorithm (wikipedia.org)
    ×1.49 | 195 points by skilled 1 day ago | 49 comments | ??? ???
  57. DOS Fallacies (chebucto.ns.ca)
    ×2.86 | 19 points by hggh 3 hours ago | 4 comments | ??? ???
  58. A 1.3B-light-year-across ring of galaxies has confounded astronomers (cosmosmagazine.com)
    ×1.70 | 278 points by geox 1 day ago | 176 comments | ??? ???
  59. The t-test was invented at the Guinness brewery (scientificamerican.com)
    ×2.14 | 391 points by rmason 1 day ago | 127 comments | ??? ???
  60. Low-latency scripting for game engines (medium.com)
    ×1.17 | 126 points by fwsgonzo 1 day ago | 64 comments | ??? ???
  61. Motorola's 68000 Series – A History in 10 Computers: 1977-1985 (thechipletter.substack.com)
    ×1.20 | 35 points by rbanffy 1 day ago | 12 comments | ??? ???
  62. Recently increased prevalence of human forearm median artery: Microevolution (wiley.com)
    ×1.00 | 78 points by bookofjoe 19 hours ago | 30 comments | ??? ???
  63. Love Spells and Deadly Shrieks: Illustrations of Mandrakes (Ca. 650–1927) (publicdomainreview.org)
    ×0.77 | 3 points by prismatic 10 hours ago | discuss | ??? ???
  64. Truth, Math, and Models (Part 8 in a series on the scientific method) (rongarret.info)
    ×0.77 | 57 points by lisper 16 hours ago | 50 comments | ??? ???
  65. Big data is dead (2023) (motherduck.com)
    ×3.63 | 554 points by armanke13 1 day ago | 432 comments | ??? ???
  66. The Way We Are Building Event-Driven Applications Is Misguided (medium.com)
    ×1.53 | 56 points by geomagilles 9 hours ago | 51 comments | ??? ???
  67. The Perfect Voxel Engine (2021) (voxely.net)
    ×0.86 | 71 points by helloplanets 1 day ago | 30 comments | ??? ???
  68. Toyota showcases compact engines adaptable to different fuels (reuters.com)
    ×2.67 | 8 points by belter 3 hours ago | 6 comments | ??? ???
  69. British Museum gems for sale on eBay – how a theft was exposed (bbc.co.uk)
    ×1.29 | 133 points by helsinkiandrew 21 hours ago | 103 comments | ??? ???
  70. Google Meet rolls out multi-device adaptive audio merging (googleblog.com)
    ×4.29 | 606 points by tfsh 1 day ago | 262 comments | ??? ???
  71. Root your Docker host in 10 seconds for fun and profit (2017) (electricmonk.nl)
    ×2.19 | 65 points by agomez314 6 hours ago | 41 comments | ??? ???
  72. The Rise and Retreat of Ghost Kitchens (gadallon.substack.com)
    ×0.81 | 7 points by JumpCrisscross 16 hours ago | 1 comments | ??? ???
  73. How does AI impact my job as a programmer? (chelseatroy.com)
    ×4.99 | 38 points by marban 1 hour ago | 34 comments | ??? ???
  74. AI Device Template Featuring Whisper, TTS, Groq, Llama3, OpenAI (github.com/developersdigest)
    ×1.07 | 20 points by indigodaddy 21 hours ago | 9 comments | ??? ???
  75. C++ Core Guidelines (isocpp.github.io)
    ×1.60 | 46 points by aragonite 1 day ago | 19 comments | ??? ???
  76. Let's Destroy C (github.com/shakna-israel)
    ×3.94 | 38 points by shakna 6 hours ago | 9 comments | ??? ???
  77. Doctor DOS Betamax's DOS Website (2024) (chebucto.ns.ca)
    ×1.00 | 43 points by Lammy 7 hours ago | 4 comments | ??? ???
  78. FILE_ID.DIZ Description (1994) (pcmicro.com)
    ×1.50 | 246 points by Lammy 1 day ago | 81 comments | ??? ???
  79. The CompCert C Compiler (compcert.org)
    ×1.16 | 196 points by nequo 1 day ago | 207 comments | ??? ???
  80. Yerba mate, from Paraguay to Syria (globalvoices.org)
    ×1.91 | 101 points by PaulHoule 1 day ago | 74 comments | ??? ???
  81. ADHD traits were an advantage in evolution (washingtonpost.com)
    ×2.57 | 57 points by ljlolel 19 hours ago | 25 comments | ??? ???
  82. Tantivy – full-text search engine library inspired by Apache Lucene (github.com/quickwit-oss)
    ×1.95 | 312 points by kaathewise 21 hours ago | 49 comments | ??? ???
  83. Egypt is building a $1B mega-museum – will it bring Egyptology home? (nature.com)
    ×2.07 | 93 points by gmays 17 hours ago | 84 comments | ??? ???
  84. OpenAI has a new safety team – it's run by Sam Altman (theverge.com)
    ×4.22 | 6 points by rntn 42 minutes ago | 2 comments | ??? ???
  85. To the brain, reading computer code is not the same as reading language (2020) (mit.edu)
    ×1.89 | 301 points by thunderbong 2 days ago | 196 comments | ??? ???
  86. My BDFL guiding principles (haxx.se)
    ×1.79 | 78 points by tambourine_man 23 hours ago | 21 comments | ??? ???
  87. Cobalt – lightweight HTML5 application container from YouTube (google.com)
    ×1.58 | 95 points by thefilmore 1 day ago | 19 comments | ??? ???
  88. Itchio and coroutines (using OpenResty and Lua/Lapis) (2016) (leafo.net)
    ×0.66 | 12 points by xrd 14 hours ago | discuss | ??? ???
  89. Warhol and the Amiga (2017) (warhol.org)
    ×1.24 | 68 points by EndXA 2 days ago | 11 comments | ??? ???
  90. Public statement from the insider who leaked internal Google documents [video] (youtube.com)
    ×4.02 | 5 points by nickwritesit 29 minutes ago | discuss | ??? ???