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1. Write code that is easy to delete, not easy to extend (programmingisterrible.com)
559 points by AndrewDucker on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 133 comments
2. I no longer understand my PhD dissertation (medium.com/fjmubeen)
682 points by refrigerator on Feb 14, 2016 | hide | 271 comments
3. Astrophysicists do a 3-day long AMA about the discovery of gravitational waves (reddit.com)
240 points by yread on Feb 14, 2016 | hide | 41 comments
4. EURion constellation (wikipedia.org)
155 points by curtis on Feb 14, 2016 | hide | 25 comments
5. Structured Concurrency (250bpm.com)
89 points by vmorgulis on Feb 14, 2016 | hide | 21 comments
6. Working Calculator in Super Mario Maker [video] (youtube.com)
119 points by janvdberg on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 19 comments
7. True Micropayments with Bitcoin (medium.com/21)
104 points by oska on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 46 comments
8. Why GNU Emacs? (elephly.net)
353 points by rekado on Feb 14, 2016 | hide | 304 comments
9. Soviet Underwater Firearms (warisboring.com)
79 points by vinnyglennon on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 30 comments
10. Douglas Rushkoff: I’m thinking it may be good to be off social media altogether (theguardian.com)
301 points by jedwhite on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 152 comments
11. The kids are all right (vox.com)
138 points by pmcpinto on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 70 comments
12. EPUB 3.1 Standard Update (rdeltour.github.io)
79 points by ingve on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 22 comments
13. Why Rust's ownership/borrowing is hard (softwaremaniacs.org)
122 points by wkornewald on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 64 comments
14. Open source is now ready to compete with Mathematica for use in the classroom (sagemath.blogspot.com)
225 points by williamstein on Feb 11, 2016 | hide | 62 comments
15. LyX – The Document Processor (lyx.org)
183 points by vmorgulis on Feb 14, 2016 | hide | 59 comments
16. Learn Raw React – No JSX, No Flux, No ES6, No Webpack (jamesknelson.com)
243 points by dlcmh on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 58 comments
17. The Siege of Herbalife (2015) (fortune.com)
135 points by todayiamme on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 44 comments
18. Guess the Correlation (guessthecorrelation.com)
99 points by antognini on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 21 comments
19. Isosurface Extraction Using Marching Cubes Algorithm (github.com/lettier)
40 points by s4chin on Feb 14, 2016 | hide | 4 comments
20. Horses recognise human emotions (bbc.com)
52 points by elorant on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 17 comments
21. A Billion NYC Taxi and Uber Rides in AWS Redshift (marksblogg.com)
84 points by marklit on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 17 comments
22. On Stapledon's “Last and First Men” (1986) (depauw.edu)
41 points by walterbell on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 15 comments
23. How to Write an LLVM Register Allocator (github.com/nael8r)
49 points by ingve on Feb 14, 2016 | hide | 1 comment
24. Elwha: Roaring back to life (seattletimes.com)
50 points by Mz on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 20 comments
25. Stack traces in GHCi, coming in GHC 8.0.1 (simonmar.github.io)
150 points by timothyklim on Feb 12, 2016 | hide | 2 comments
26. Reasons to consider a cartogram (medium.com/joshuatauberer)
85 points by danso on Feb 14, 2016 | hide | 22 comments
27. Tidalscale, a hypervisor that allows a single OS to run across multiple servers (tidalscale.com)
63 points by corv on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 25 comments
28. C++ 11 Auto: How to use and avoid abuse (acodersjourney.com)
58 points by ingve on Feb 14, 2016 | hide | 46 comments
29. China's curious cult of the mango (bbc.com)
64 points by elorant on Feb 13, 2016 | hide | 11 comments
30. Ignore the GPS – That Ocean Is Not a Road (nytimes.com)
65 points by leephillips on Feb 14, 2016 | hide | 61 comments

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