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1. Facebook's tentacles reach further than people think (bbc.co.uk)
506 points by CarolineW on May 26, 2017 | hide | 287 comments
2. Linux Inside – How the Linux Kernel Works (gitbooks.io)
564 points by SebNag_ on May 26, 2017 | hide | 31 comments
3. Too many prisons make people worse (economist.com)
365 points by sohkamyung on May 27, 2017 | hide | 238 comments
4. View Counting at Reddit (redditblog.com)
489 points by strzalek on May 27, 2017 | hide | 112 comments
5. AlphaGo's next move (deepmind.com)
285 points by bjin on May 27, 2017 | hide | 172 comments
6. What's the difference between the com and exe extensions? (2008) (microsoft.com)
246 points by empressplay on May 27, 2017 | hide | 89 comments
7. How Bayesian Inference Works (2016) (brohrer.github.io)
290 points by amzans on May 27, 2017 | hide | 47 comments
8. Storing Drinking-Water in Copper Pots Kills Contaminating Bacteria (2012) (nih.gov)
160 points by Red_Tarsius on May 27, 2017 | hide | 136 comments
9. British Airways: All flights cancelled amid IT crash (bbc.com)
276 points by CmdSft on May 27, 2017 | hide | 246 comments
10. Plotnine: A grammar of graphics for Python (github.com)
170 points by carlosgg on May 27, 2017 | hide | 38 comments
11. Better than Free (2008) (kk.org)
194 points by _pius on May 27, 2017 | hide | 52 comments
12. Blockchains from the ground up: Part 1 (johnmathews.eu)
301 points by mthwsjc_ on May 27, 2017 | hide | 36 comments
13. Gollvm from Google (googlesource.com)
142 points by aleksi on May 27, 2017 | hide | 48 comments
14. Jupiter surprises scientists in Juno’s first flybys (latimes.com)
181 points by JumpCrisscross on May 27, 2017 | hide | 20 comments
15. GNU Smalltalk Koans (skim.la)
94 points by brudgers on May 27, 2017 | hide | 28 comments
16. Agens Graph – PostgreSQL Based Graph Database (agensgraph.com)
141 points by aeontech on May 27, 2017 | hide | 45 comments
17. Lost Joys of the Screen Saver (theparisreview.org)
108 points by neonate on May 26, 2017 | hide | 50 comments
18. Imperative Functional Programs That Explain Their Work (lambda-the-ultimate.org)
105 points by mpweiher on May 26, 2017 | hide | 7 comments
19. One year at Y Combinator Research (elevr.com)
109 points by sp332 on May 26, 2017 | hide | 26 comments
20. Libtins – High-level and multiplatform C++ network packet sniffing and crafting (libtins.github.io)
111 points by adulau on May 27, 2017 | hide | 21 comments
21. Shakespeare’s Genius Is Nonsense (2014) (nautil.us)
91 points by dnetesn on May 26, 2017 | hide | 61 comments
22. Homebrew CPU Home Page (2002) (homebrewcpu.com)
82 points by Jerry2 on May 27, 2017 | hide | 4 comments
23. Revolution Pi – Industrial PC Based on Raspberry Pi (kunbus.com)
127 points by Tomte on May 26, 2017 | hide | 73 comments
24. The Rise and Fall of North Korea's Business Empire in Japan (2012) (theatlantic.com)
58 points by gwern on May 26, 2017 | hide
25. A new Linux kernel source code cross-referencer inspired by LXR (github.com)
51 points by kerneldeveloper on May 27, 2017 | hide | 16 comments
26. When doctors can't afford to feel (thedailybeast.com)
80 points by jonjlee on May 26, 2017 | hide | 39 comments
27. The Rise and Fall of Yik Yak (nytimes.com)
100 points by daschaefer on May 27, 2017 | hide | 134 comments
28. Bolt: I Know What You Did Last Summer in the Cloud [pdf] (stanford.edu)
47 points by lainon on May 27, 2017 | hide | 3 comments
29. Writing English as a Second Language (2009) (theamericanscholar.org)
62 points by Tomte on May 27, 2017 | hide | 21 comments
30. How machine logic infects our tastes (reallifemag.com)
55 points by anjalik on May 27, 2017 | hide | 7 comments

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