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1. Nasa just made all its research available online for free (independent.co.uk)
776 points by signa11 on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 49 comments
2. Playing with Syntax (stevelosh.com)
144 points by jsnell on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 93 comments
3. The World Is Closer Than Ever to Eradicating Guinea Worm (washingtonpost.com)
118 points by dpflan on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 39 comments
4. Japanese writing system basics (candyjapan.com)
961 points by bemmu on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 338 comments
5. Algorithm Visualizer – Knight's tour problem (jasonpark.me)
121 points by avinassh on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 8 comments
6. A parallel implementation of gzip for modern multi-processor multi-core machines (github.com)
280 points by odeke-em on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 67 comments
7. How to make an efficient payment system in Erlang (joearms.github.io)
168 points by tdurden on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 15 comments
8. All of Google's cloud database services are now out of beta (techcrunch.com)
173 points by smb06 on Aug 19, 2016 | hide | 74 comments
9. A Bosnian pine growing in Greece has been dated to be more than 1000 years old (sciencebulletin.org)
82 points by upen on Aug 19, 2016 | hide | 24 comments
10. SizeCoding.org: creating very tiny programs for the 80x86 family of CPUs (sizecoding.org)
100 points by ingve on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 15 comments
11. Is Bandcamp the Holy Grail of Online Record Stores? (nytimes.com)
195 points by joshjkim on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 119 comments
12. Realize – Go build system with file watchers, live reload and output streams (github.com)
88 points by Asoseil on Aug 19, 2016 | hide | 14 comments
13. List of languages by time of extinction (wikipedia.org)
98 points by sndean on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 68 comments
14. Sad Trombone Exoplanet Reality Check (antipope.org)
151 points by cstross on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 195 comments
15. If English were written like Chinese (1999) (zompist.com)
228 points by rogerbraun on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 94 comments
16. Decommissioning Otto (hashicorp.com)
151 points by zhenjl on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 96 comments
17. The Japanese Urban Zoning System (marginalrevolution.com)
187 points by Osiris30 on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 60 comments
18. MySQL founder tries a new software licensing model (techcrunch.com)
126 points by phire on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 66 comments
19. PyCNN: Cellular Neural Networks Image Processing Python Library (github.com)
64 points by bane on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 18 comments
20. Paleontologists find huge T. Rex skull in Montana (theverge.com)
73 points by Tomte on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 15 comments
21. Guiding a Venture-Backed Startup to a Felony (linkedin.com)
86 points by sigacts on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 41 comments
22. The Event Calculus Explained (1999) [pdf] (ic.ac.uk)
57 points by adamnemecek on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 12 comments
23. Anonymouth – Document Anonymization Tool (github.com)
69 points by q-_-p on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 10 comments
24. Data points that Facebook uses to target ads (washingtonpost.com)
240 points by suprgeek on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 131 comments
25. A suggestion on how to spend a day at home (mousereeve.com)
312 points by tripofmice on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 95 comments
26. Building PokemonGo in Pure HTML, JavaScript and CSS (geofenceapi.org)
80 points by jonthepirate on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 8 comments
27. Fighting Poverty with Satellite Images and Machine Learning Wizardry (ieee.org)
49 points by jonbaer on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 7 comments
28. Mutt 1.7.0 released (marc.info)
105 points by tdurden on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 90 comments
29. Rust: Systems Programming for Everyone (infoq.com)
126 points by adamnemecek on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 66 comments
30. Fixing JSON (tbray.org)
139 points by robin_reala on Aug 20, 2016 | hide | 179 comments

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