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1. “I Want to Know What Code Is Running Inside My Body” (backchannel.com)
536 points by warp on Aug 8, 2016 | hide | 211 comments
2. Building fast.com (netflix.com)
432 points by samber on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 175 comments
3. I Don’t Care How Well You Code, Understand Your Compensation (hackernoon.com)
494 points by signa11 on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 307 comments
4. Researchers crack open malware that hid for 5 years (arstechnica.com)
357 points by rando444 on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 221 comments
5. AI’s Language Problem (technologyreview.com)
309 points by punnerud on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 235 comments
6. Marie Curie Got Her Start at a Secret University for Women (atlasobscura.com)
221 points by lermontov on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 52 comments
7. PyPy gets funding from Mozilla for Python 3.5 support (morepypy.blogspot.com)
316 points by progval on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 103 comments
8. Trial by Jury, a Hallowed American Right, Is Vanishing (nytimes.com)
215 points by greghendershott on Aug 8, 2016 | hide | 188 comments
9. The CIA’s 1944 Simple Sabotage Field Manual (2015) (openculture.com)
218 points by HugoDaniel on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 64 comments
10. Fast and Accurate Document Detection for Scanning (dropbox.com)
188 points by samber on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 51 comments
11. CSS mix-blend-mode is bad for your browsing history (lcamtuf.blogspot.com)
196 points by kawera on Aug 8, 2016 | hide | 40 comments
12. How to Have Healthy Relationships as a Developer (smo.nu)
226 points by karlmcguire on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 140 comments
13. APL Tutorial (zerobugsandprogramfaster.net)
123 points by ktRolster on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 55 comments
14. PostgreSQL Index Internals (pgcon.org)
211 points by snaga on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 21 comments
15. Intel to buy deep-learning startup Nervana Systems for at least $350M (recode.net)
143 points by flinner on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 43 comments
16. Backyard telescopes and amateur eyes see where “pro” astronomers can’t (arstechnica.com)
109 points by okket on Aug 8, 2016 | hide | 30 comments
17. What No New Particles Means for Physics (quantamagazine.org)
189 points by ernesto95 on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 58 comments
18. 1400 km of optical fiber connect optical clocks in France and Germany (sciencebulletin.org)
102 points by upen on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 26 comments
19. Cjdns: a secure non-anonymous P2P network (github.com/cjdelisle)
135 points by crasm on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 34 comments
20. Updating Torrents via DHT Mutable Items (bittorrent.org)
117 points by sktrdie on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 44 comments
21. USMS Asset Forfeiture Bitcoin Sale (usmarshals.gov)
85 points by superchink on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 75 comments
22. How do we build encryption backdoors? (cryptographyengineering.com)
82 points by michael_fine on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 17 comments
23. What Is Knot Theory? Why Is It in Mathematics? [pdf] (osaka-cu.ac.jp)
94 points by _of on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 35 comments
24. Randstad buys Monster for $429M as recruitment consolidation continues (techcrunch.com)
98 points by kenbaylor on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 89 comments
25. Beyond Bitcoin – Part II: Blockchain-based systems without mining [pdf] (iacr.org)
76 points by grey-area on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 28 comments
26. Today’s Smooth-Running Horses May Owe Their Genetics to the Vikings (smithsonianmag.com)
51 points by Mz on Aug 8, 2016 | hide | 5 comments
27. Struggling Twitter lists over 183,000 square feet for sublease at its S.F. HQ (bizjournals.com)
113 points by abradabra on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 90 comments
28. Answer: How many center-pivot irrigation systems do you see? (searchresearch1.blogspot.com)
88 points by rhema on Aug 8, 2016 | hide | 50 comments
29. Toward practical quantum computers (news.mit.edu)
54 points by Lind5 on Aug 9, 2016 | hide
30. A Street Map of New York City in the 1800s (techinsider.io)
145 points by kawera on Aug 9, 2016 | hide | 17 comments

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