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1. Naughty Strings: A list of strings likely to cause issues as user-input data (github.com)
937 points by caseysoftware on Jan 15, 2017 | 144 comments
2. Noise Protocol Framework (noiseprotocol.org)
243 points by cryptoshere on Jan 15, 2017 | 58 comments
3. Ian's Shoelace Site (fieggen.com)
695 points by Tomte on Jan 14, 2017 | 116 comments
4. Amazon’s Glacier secret: BDXL (2014) (storagemojo.com)
213 points by another on Jan 15, 2017 | 71 comments
5. Game Theory Reveals the Future of Deep Learning (medium.com)
200 points by curiousgal on Jan 15, 2017 | 67 comments
6. What Happens to OO When Processors Are Free? (2015) (metaobject.com)
196 points by mpweiher on Jan 15, 2017 | 141 comments
7. The lost letters of the English alphabet (omgfacts.com)
526 points by 2dvisio on Jan 16, 2017 | 195 comments
8. Show HN: Crafting Interpreters – A handbook for making programming languages (craftinginterpreters.com)
423 points by munificent on Jan 15, 2017 | 75 comments
9. Google and Facebook ad traffic is 90% useless (youexec.com)
540 points by somid3 on Jan 15, 2017 | 370 comments
10. Stealing passwords from McDonald's users (finnwea.com)
544 points by chx on Jan 16, 2017 | 164 comments
11. An Explainer on Unix’s Most Notorious Code Comment (thenewstack.io)
173 points by inopinatus on Jan 15, 2017 | 31 comments
12. Ask HN: What's the best computer science book you've read recently?
670 points by bobnarizes on Jan 15, 2017 | 186 comments
13. Dovecot audit complete (wiki.mozilla.org)
303 points by richardboegli on Jan 15, 2017 | 80 comments
14. A Peek at GNU Radio’s Buffer Architecture (gnuradio.org)
142 points by ptr on Jan 15, 2017 | 15 comments
15. Established education providers v new contenders (economist.com)
140 points by dhruvp on Jan 16, 2017 | 53 comments
16. SrsLTE: Open Source 3GPP LTE Library (github.com)
146 points by BuuQu9hu on Jan 16, 2017 | 15 comments
17. If you don’t finish then you’re just busy, not productive (jacksimpson.co)
426 points by jbsimpson on Jan 15, 2017 | 95 comments
18. Windows Code Samples (microsoft.github.io)
181 points by aburan28 on Jan 15, 2017 | 105 comments
19. How many animals can one find in a random image? (wolfram.com)
116 points by soofy on Jan 15, 2017 | 27 comments
20. Ask HN: How to effectively learn PowerShell?
196 points by mondoshawan on Jan 15, 2017 | 99 comments
21. Exposing Digital Photography (2015) (digitalphotography.exposed)
232 points by itsyogesh on Jan 16, 2017 | 40 comments
22. The importance of neutral null for understanding evolution (nih.gov)
95 points by jonathansizz on Jan 16, 2017 | 32 comments
23. BlackRock's Robot Stock-Pickers Post Record Losses (bloomberg.com)
153 points by TuringNYC on Jan 15, 2017 | 79 comments
24. Vimperator: a Vim-like Firefox (vimperator.org)
139 points by CapacitorSet on Jan 15, 2017 | 96 comments
25. Philosophy vs. ethics (the-tls.co.uk)
48 points by diodorus on Jan 15, 2017 | 32 comments
26. Re-Frame: a Reagent Framework for Writing SPAs, in ClojureScript (github.com)
146 points by jdnier on Jan 16, 2017 | 30 comments
27. Gates Foundation research can’t be published in top journals (nature.com)
302 points by ZeljkoS on Jan 15, 2017 | 96 comments
28. eLucy – Information about Lucy, an early fossil hominin (elucy.org)
60 points by based2 on Jan 15, 2017 | 8 comments
29. President Obama's International Visits from 2009 to 2016 (arcgis.com)
91 points by espek07 on Jan 16, 2017 | 90 comments
30. Is this plane landing or departing? (stackexchange.com)
256 points by bluedino on Jan 15, 2017 | 80 comments
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