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1. There is no WhatsApp 'backdoor' (whispersystems.org)
1018 points by stablemap on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 408 comments
2. VR (ycombinator.com)
1008 points by craigcannon on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 550 comments
3. Affordable Care (samaltman.com)
720 points by mattkrisiloff on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 1014 comments
4. Feeling safer online with Firefox (astithas.com)
378 points by nachtigall on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 97 comments
5. The Sound of Silence (foundersatwork.posthaven.com)
344 points by oskarth on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 158 comments
6. WhatsApp backdoor allows snooping on encrypted messages (theguardian.com)
1332 points by katpas on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 321 comments
7. #define CTO OpenAI (gregbrockman.com)
253 points by sama on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 42 comments
8. How Antarctic bases went from wooden huts to sci-fi chic (bbc.com)
225 points by misotaur on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 67 comments
9. Regaining control of your attention (backchannel.com)
223 points by cmod on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 125 comments
10. Portal for Apple II (deater.net)
229 points by pavel_lishin on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 36 comments
11. Five big mysteries about CRISPR’s origins (nature.com)
204 points by bcaulfield on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 33 comments
12. Rasa: Extremely modular text editor built in Haskell (github.com)
189 points by poiuz on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 59 comments
13. Testing LLVM (regehr.org)
87 points by awalGarg on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 34 comments
14. App.net is shutting down (app.net)
339 points by antinanco on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 187 comments
15. Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba (microsoft.com)
182 points by damvigilante on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 27 comments
16. Google Infrastructure Security Design Overview (cloud.google.com)
317 points by emilburzo on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 52 comments
17. Pandora is laying off 7% of its US workforce (techcrunch.com)
160 points by doppp on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 170 comments
18. Nintendo Switch (nintendo.co.jp)
375 points by electic on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 416 comments
19. Buffalo – MVC Web Framework for Go (gobuffalo.io)
167 points by sjellis on Jan 12, 2017 | hide | 43 comments
20. Neanderthals were people too (nytimes.com)
155 points by em3rgent0rdr on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 107 comments
21. How Lever (YC S12) Got to 50–50 Women and Men (medium.com)
76 points by tzar on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 209 comments
22. Study finds association between eating hot peppers and decreased mortality (sciencebulletin.org)
120 points by upen on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 89 comments
23. QMASM: A Quantum Macro Assembler (github.com)
56 points by maxt on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 4 comments
24. Disassembling Jak and Daxter (codersnotes.com)
180 points by kayamon on Jan 12, 2017 | hide | 32 comments
25. Uncertainty and the Welfare Economics of Medical Care (1963) (fermatslibrary.com)
69 points by mgdo on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 29 comments
26. StumpWM 1.0 Released (stumpwm.github.io)
125 points by ghostDancer on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 83 comments
27. Brain activity 'key in stress link to heart disease' (bbc.co.uk)
119 points by robinwarren on Jan 12, 2017 | hide | 30 comments
28. Lasers activate killer instinct in mice (nature.com)
98 points by stichers on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 39 comments
29. Bridges Supercomputer Used to Build AI Model for Beating Humans at Poker (top500.org)
57 points by jonbaer on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 46 comments
30. Compiling a Mac OS 8 Application on MacOS Sierra (cocoawithlove.com)
139 points by ingve on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | 44 comments

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