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1. Announcing GVFS: Git Virtual File System (microsoft.com)
805 points by janwh on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 274 comments
2. Ventusky – Weather data visualization (ventusky.com)
849 points by misotaur on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 108 comments
3. Amazon soars to more than 341K employees, adding 110K people in a single year (geekwire.com)
506 points by prostoalex on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 395 comments
4. Breakdown of a Simple Ray Tracer (nyu.edu)
389 points by rhema on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 48 comments
5. The richest families in Florence in 1427 are still the richest (2016) (qz.com)
338 points by SQL2219 on Feb 2, 2017 | hide | 89 comments
6. The Gray-1, a homebrew CPU exclusively composed of memory (2x-1.net)
293 points by jsnell on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 48 comments
7. Snap commits $2B over 5 years for Google Cloud infrastructure (techcrunch.com)
341 points by samaysharma on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 286 comments
8. Generals.io Bot API: Build bots to play against humans (generals.io)
182 points by vzhou842 on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 48 comments
9. SQLITE: JSON1 Extension (sqlite.org)
311 points by ashish01 on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 70 comments
10. The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say (nytimes.com)
307 points by azuajef on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 110 comments
11. Node v7.5.0 Released (github.com/nodejs)
281 points by nikolay on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 136 comments
12. WorkinTech – Find a Tech Job (workintech.io)
125 points by dashboard on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 10 comments
13. Google must turn over foreign-stored emails pursuant to a warrant, court rules (washingtonpost.com)
209 points by severine on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 115 comments
14. Amazon's Antitrust Paradox (yalelawjournal.org)
116 points by urs on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 100 comments
15. Whonix – A desktop operating system designed for advanced security and privacy (whonix.org)
226 points by koolba on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 55 comments
16. Copper is key in burning fat (sciencebulletin.org)
205 points by upen on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 173 comments
17. What should you think about when using Facebook? (veekaybee.github.io)
363 points by vkb on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 234 comments
18. How Think Tanks Became Engines of Royal Propaganda (tabletmag.com)
77 points by pepys on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 5 comments
19. RxGo: Reactive Extensions for the Go Language (github.com/jochasinga)
74 points by deepanchor on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 30 comments
20. Influenza A (H1N1) – How many bits does it take to kill a human? (2009) (bunniestudios.com)
146 points by gpvos on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 29 comments
21. An Introduction to Counterfactual Regret Minimization (gettysburg.edu)
144 points by poppingtonic on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 28 comments
22. Retina iMac owners can greatly improve graphics performance of many applications (1014.org)
150 points by nom on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 28 comments
23. Mozilla closes Connected Devices division, lays off 50 (cnet.com)
147 points by flukus on Feb 2, 2017 | hide | 127 comments
24. [dupe] Google’s SRE book is now public (landing.google.com)
240 points by dhotson on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 16 comments
25. Making Google Data Studio Free for Everyone (googleblog.com)
193 points by selmat on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 48 comments
26. A surgeon is giving patients VR instead of sedatives (bbc.com)
98 points by pmcpinto on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 97 comments
27. The Metropolitan Museum of Art's timeline of art history (metmuseum.org)
38 points by jstrieb on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 7 comments
28. Create your own Version of Microsoft BASIC for 6502 (pagetable.com)
97 points by mattowen_uk on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 27 comments
29. A letter to the Editorial Board, Journal of Algorithms (2003) [pdf] (stanford.edu)
86 points by LHopital on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 12 comments
30. Melown – 3D mapping implementation in JS, smooth and silent (melown.com)
79 points by tomslavkovsky on Feb 3, 2017 | hide | 33 comments

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