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1. Scans of North Korean IP Space (nknetobserver.github.io)
372 points by djcapelis on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 111 comments
2. Bad code isn’t technical debt, it’s an unhedged call option (higherorderlogic.com)
220 points by yummyfajitas on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 100 comments
3. Why Why Functional Programming Matters Matters (2007) (raganwald.com)
141 points by olalonde on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 34 comments
4. Cause And Effect: A New Statistical Test That Can Tease Them Apart (medium.com)
117 points by mazsa on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 56 comments
5. The Tale of Studio Ghibli (economist.com)
186 points by aaronbrethorst on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 59 comments
6. A Poor Imitation of Alan Turing (nybooks.com)
154 points by dave446 on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 39 comments
7. Technical Papers Every Programmer Should Read at Least Twice (2011) (fogus.me)
366 points by altern8 on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 66 comments
8. Open-sourcing OvertureJS – the JavaScript lib that powers FastMail (fastmail.com)
181 points by robn_fastmail on Dec 19, 2014 | hide | 41 comments
9. The Insurance Market Mystifies an Airbnb Host (nytimes.com)
89 points by johnny99 on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
10. Emacs as the Ultimate LaTeX Editor (piotrkazmierczak.com)
102 points by pmoriarty on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
11. Study: Chicago red light cameras provide few safety benefits (chicagotribune.com)
79 points by greenburger on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 33 comments
12. Facebook blocks Russian page supporting Navalny, Putin's biggest critic (washingtonpost.com)
178 points by geoka9 on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 61 comments
13. Your waitress, your professor (nytimes.com)
148 points by nvader on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 140 comments
14. Bitcoin Promoter Gets 2 Years for Silk Road Money Laundering (bloomberg.com)
90 points by prostoalex on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 45 comments
15. Rails 4.2 released (rubyonrails.org)
234 points by chancancode on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
16. Seattle Police hackathon to redact video streams recorded by police cams (geekwire.com)
67 points by theoutlander on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
17. Machine Learning: The High-Interest Credit Card of Technical Debt [pdf] (googleusercontent.com)
131 points by jcr on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 26 comments
18. N.F.L. Playoff Simulator (nytimes.com)
73 points by erickhill on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 19 comments
19. Performance of Python runtimes on a non-numeric scientific code (arxiv.org)
59 points by HerrMonnezza on Dec 19, 2014 | hide | 11 comments
20. An Offer to Sony from 2600 (2600.com)
354 points by jamesbrewer on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 190 comments
21. State of the Specialization: Generics over primitives in Java and JVM (java.net)
83 points by udalov on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 1 comment
22. Heathkit – The Electronic History Mystery (adafruit.com)
45 points by joezydeco on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 13 comments
23. Elsevier retracting 16 papers for faked peer review (retractionwatch.com)
56 points by tokenadult on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 9 comments
24. Guido van Rossum: The Theory of Type Hinting for Python 3.5 (quip.com)
149 points by kibwen on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 53 comments
25. Tech investors plowing money into future farms (seattletimes.com)
56 points by rl3 on Dec 19, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
26. Advantages of Longhand Over Laptop Note Taking (sagepub.com)
45 points by AjJi on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 22 comments
27. A Meditation on the Art of Not Trying (nytimes.com)
70 points by juanplusjuan on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 34 comments
28. ARMv7 vs. x86-64: Pathfinding benchmark of C++, D, Go, Nim, Ocaml, and more (github.com)
121 points by logicchains on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 115 comments
29. Evidence the government will present in the Silk Road trial (dailydot.com)
35 points by jtreminio on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 28 comments
30. LuaJIT Language Toolkit (github.com)
68 points by ihnorton on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 15 comments

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