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1. Disabling npm's progress bar yields a 2x npm install speed improvement (twitter.com/gavinjoyce)
544 points by ishtu on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 174 comments
2. It’s Time to Open Up the GPU (gpuopen.com)
459 points by jdub on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 93 comments
3. Marvin Minsky: What makes mathematics hard to learn? (2008) (media.mit.edu)
476 points by joaorico on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 167 comments
4. Fellowship V2 (ycombinator.com)
383 points by philip1209 on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 141 comments
5. Marvin Minsky's Society of Mind Lectures (ocw.mit.edu)
322 points by _pius on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 6 comments
6. Barack Obama: Why we must rethink solitary confinement (washingtonpost.com)
401 points by nols on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 298 comments
7. A Badass Way to Connect Programs Together (joearms.github.io)
351 points by norswap on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 145 comments
8. More evidence emerges for 'transmissible Alzheimer's' theory (nature.com)
171 points by randomname2 on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 33 comments
9. From Python to Lua: Why We Switched (distelli.com)
243 points by chase202 on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 188 comments
10. Microsoft's forthcoming Minecraft Education Edition is written in C++ (zdnet.com)
319 points by ingve on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 331 comments
11. “No Cost” License Plate Readers Are Turning Texas Police into Debt Collectors (eff.org)
285 points by DiabloD3 on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 194 comments
12. Firefox Can Now Get Push Notifications from Your Favorite Sites (blog.mozilla.org)
203 points by e15ctr0n on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 98 comments
13. HTTPS provides more than just privacy (certsimple.com)
211 points by nailer on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 83 comments
14. OneOps – Open-source cloud ops platform from Walmart (oneops.com)
131 points by numo16 on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 79 comments
15. Feynman’s Derivation of the Schrödinger Equation (fermatslibrary.com)
153 points by luisb on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 40 comments
16. Why OCaml? [video] (janestreet.com)
134 points by arto on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 76 comments
17. Why BPG will replace GIFs and more (eek.ro)
173 points by antouank on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 117 comments
18. Marvin Minsky – Web of Stories (webofstories.com)
104 points by dstein64 on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 3 comments
19. The Bear Essentials: Developing a Commodore 64 Game, Part 1 (2015) (retrogamescollector.com)
113 points by erickhill on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 4 comments
20. A.I. (1981) (newyorker.com)
124 points by kercker on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 10 comments
21. The unintentional side-effects of a bad concurrency model (joearms.github.io)
91 points by davidw on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 24 comments
22. How We Automate Our Infrastructure (segment.com)
124 points by lambtron on Jan 25, 2016 | hide | 28 comments
23. Python to OCaml: Retrospective (roscidus.com)
196 points by antouank on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 55 comments
24. Windows 10 Privilege Escalation via Dolby's DAX2_API Service (obscurechannel.com)
88 points by x42 on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 23 comments
25. From SMM to userland in a few bytes (scumjr.github.io)
57 points by colinprince on Jan 26, 2016 | hide
26. SoundCloud Will Be Worth More Than Spotify (techcrunch.com)
100 points by Garbage on Jan 25, 2016 | hide | 39 comments
27. A VR Cycling Experience for $40 (pauldyan.wordpress.com)
122 points by smokeAndMirrors on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 73 comments
28. Marvin Minsky: Steps Toward Artificial Intelligence (1961) [pdf] (worrydream.com)
107 points by joaorico on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 1 comment
29. Why do people put on differing amounts of weight? (bbc.co.uk)
183 points by soupangel on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 146 comments
30. Updated Firefox Security Indicators (blog.mozilla.org)
129 points by robin_reala on Jan 26, 2016 | hide | 89 comments

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