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1. PowerShell is open sourced and is available on Linux (microsoft.com)
1217 points by platz on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 760 comments
2. A minimal raytracer (mzucker.github.io)
395 points by ingve on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 61 comments
3. Page Dewarping (mzucker.github.io)
743 points by pietrofmaggi on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 70 comments
4. How I wrote and published my novel using only open source tools (medium.com)
391 points by ggambetta on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 180 comments
5. Otto joins Uber (ot.to)
289 points by ktta on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 201 comments
6. AMD Zen Microarchitecture: Dual Schedulers, Micro-Op Cache and Memory Hierarchy (anandtech.com)
190 points by dineshp2 on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 131 comments
7. TCP Puzzlers (joyent.com)
468 points by jsnell on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 70 comments
8. Decentralization is about diversity (sandstorm.io)
169 points by ingve on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 93 comments
9. Grokking Deep Learning (iamtrask.github.io)
530 points by williamtrask on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 112 comments
10. Announcing Rust 1.11 (rust-lang.org)
321 points by eslaught on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 92 comments
11. Organisms might be quantum machines (bbc.com)
171 points by mouzogu on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 119 comments
12. Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons (washingtonpost.com)
859 points by okket on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 358 comments
13. Show HN: WebGL Fire Simulation (ghostinthecode.net)
143 points by jharsman on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 23 comments
14. Formal – Interruption free communication (formalapp.com)
159 points by gkr on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 116 comments
15. Human joins Mapbox (human.co)
96 points by Doctor_Fegg on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 24 comments
16. F# for Fun and Profit (gitbook.com)
258 points by rajadigopula on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 31 comments
17. Hololens Commercial Suite (microsoft.com)
113 points by runesoerensen on Aug 17, 2016 | hide | 23 comments
18. America’s housing system still has not been properly reformed (economist.com)
164 points by martincmartin on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 144 comments
19. What Do Public Library Workers Do? (2011) (laurensmith.wordpress.com)
87 points by Mz on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 40 comments
20. Evidence on how to find the right career (80000hours.org)
214 points by robertwiblin on Aug 17, 2016 | hide | 61 comments
21. Show HN: A Web Extension to save a page or selection as eBook (github.com)
106 points by eg312 on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 25 comments
22. Technology was meant to herald a new way of working, but that’s not the case (bbc.com)
248 points by pogbywg8 on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 182 comments
23. Why Do Some Sports Vanish and Some Sports Survive? (nautil.us)
40 points by prostoalex on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 40 comments
24. Entropy Loss and Output Predictability in the Libgcrypt PRNG [pdf] (kit.edu)
44 points by tshtf on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 22 comments
25. Unconscious determinants of free decisions in the human brain (2008) [pdf] (rifters.com)
62 points by jimothyhalpert7 on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 25 comments
26. An Illustrated Guide to Guy Debord’s ‘The Society of the Spectacle’ (hyperallergic.com)
87 points by chippy on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 20 comments
27. Intel Announces Knights Mill: A Xeon Phi for Deep Learning (anandtech.com)
94 points by scaz on Aug 17, 2016 | hide | 56 comments
28. Facebook is building its own Steam-style desktop gaming platform with Unity (techcrunch.com)
164 points by prostoalex on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 195 comments
29. Drawing isometric boxes in the correct order (shaunlebron.github.io)
161 points by _qc3o on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 40 comments
30. US ready to 'hand over' the internet's naming system (bbc.co.uk)
170 points by dcminter on Aug 18, 2016 | hide | 133 comments

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