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2015The hardest program I've ever written (journal.stuffwithstuff.com)
1408 points across 5 posts | 2 months ago with 132 comments
2015Monolith First (martinfowler.com)
1250 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 1 year ago with 340 comments
2015The sad state of sysadmin in the age of containers (vitavonni.de)
1001 points across 3 posts | 1 month ago with 1 comments
2015I fear App Review is getting too powerful (judiciary.house.gov)
985 points | 1 year ago with 357 comments
2015How is NSA breaking so much crypto? (freedom-to-tinker.com)
933 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 1 year ago with 117 comments
2015I got an FBI record at age 11 from dabbling in cryptography (web.stanford.edu)
766 points | 10 annotations | 3 months ago with 347 comments
2015Awk in 20 Minutes (ferd.ca)
762 points | 2 years ago with 126 comments
2015GitTorrent: A Decentralized GitHub (blog.printf.net)
716 points across 2 posts | 5 annotations | 1 year ago with 56 comments
2015Spot the Drowning Child (spotthedrowningchild.com)
697 points | 2 years ago with 405 comments
2015Pee, Not Chlorine, Causes Red Eyes from Swimming Pools: CDC (cbc.ca)
674 points | 3 years ago with 330 comments
2015Amazon Web Services in Plain English (expeditedssl.com)
655 points | 2 annotations | 5 years ago with 75 comments
2015It’s OK for your open source library to be a bit shitty (drmaciver.com)
650 points | 2 years ago with 345 comments
2015Startup Playbook (playbook.samaltman.com)
640 points | 11 annotations | 3 years ago with 55 comments
2015When Hubble stared at nothing for 100 hours (nationalgeographic.com)
611 points | 5 annotations | 1 year ago with 224 comments
2015A Brief Glance at How Various Text Editors Manage Their Textual Data (ecc-comp.blogspot.com)
604 points across 2 posts | 7 annotations | 4 years ago with 59 comments
2015Choose Boring Technology (boringtechnology.club)
603 points | 1 year ago with 361 comments
2015How a Kalman filter works, in pictures (bzarg.com)
603 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 4 years ago with 34 comments
2015The Art of Command Line (github.com)
597 points | 5 annotations | 2 years ago with 169 comments
2015A visual introduction to machine learning (r2d3.us)
571 points across 4 posts | 2 months ago with 21 comments
2015Facebook Is the Junk Food of Socializing (nautil.us)
571 points | 1 annotation | 4 years ago with 200 comments
2015Windows 98 Icons are Great (alexmeub.com)
553 points | 1 annotation | 3 years ago with 354 comments
2015Bocker – Docker implemented in around 100 lines of Bash (github.com)
543 points | 2 years ago with 196 comments
2015Visual Information Theory (colah.github.io)
543 points | 1 annotation | 2 years ago with 45 comments
2015Apple's products are getting harder to use, ignore principles of design (jnd.org)
535 points | 2 years ago with 500 comments
2015HTTP is obsolete – it's time for the distributed, permanent web (ipfs.io)
510 points | 7 months ago with 325 comments
2015Facebook’s code quality problem (darkcoding.net)
502 points | 5 years ago with 226 comments
2015Choose Boring Technology (mcfunley.com)
500 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 2 months ago with 13 comments
2015The smallest 256x256 single-color PNG file, and where you've seen it (mjt.me.uk)
480 points | 4 weeks ago with 101 comments
2015A Pixel Artist Renounces Pixel Art (dinofarmgames.com)
479 points across 2 posts | 7 annotations | 2 years ago with 88 comments
2015Renting is Throwing Money Away, Right? (affordanything.com)
475 points | 4 years ago with 478 comments
2015McDonald's Real Estate: How They Really Make Their Money (blog.wallstreetsurvivor.com)
470 points | 5 years ago with 259 comments
2015HTTP is obsolete. It's time for the Distributed Web (blog.neocities.org)
467 points | 4 years ago with 216 comments
2015Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures using Python (interactivepython.org)
456 points | 5 years ago with 35 comments
2015Ramanujan Surprises Again (plus.maths.org)
454 points | 2 years ago with 92 comments
2015Speed matters: Why working quickly is more important than it seems (jsomers.net)
453 points | 2 years ago with 171 comments
2015Dealing with Hard Problems (artofproblemsolving.com)
435 points | 3 years ago with 65 comments
2015The website obesity crisis (idlewords.com)
432 points across 4 posts | 13 annotations | 11 months ago with 89 comments
2015Building Better Interfaces with SVG (slides.com)
429 points | 5 years ago with 106 comments
201514,000x Speedup (james.hiebert.name)
424 points | 1 year ago with 228 comments
2015How to get better at painting without painting anything (learning-to-see.co.uk)
423 points | 10 months ago with 166 comments
2015How to Be Someone People Love to Talk To (time.com)
423 points | 5 years ago with 197 comments
2015Building a vision of life without work (livingafi.com)
419 points | 10 months ago with 421 comments
2015Why I Am a Sociomediapath (nealstephenson.com)
418 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 1 year ago with 9 comments
2015A Constructive Look at TempleOS (codersnotes.com)
417 points across 2 posts | 6 annotations | 3 years ago with 53 comments
2015I tried to buy an actual barrel of crude oil (bloomberg.com)
413 points | 2 years ago with 157 comments
2015Automate the Boring Stuff with Python (automatetheboringstuff.com)
407 points | 2 years ago with 70 comments
2015Trapped in his body for 12 years, a man breaks free (npr.org)
404 points | 1 year ago with 133 comments
2015Extracting the private key from a TREZOR with an oscilloscope (jochen-hoenicke.de)
399 points | 3 years ago with 85 comments
2015C Runtime Overhead (ryanhileman.info)
385 points across 2 posts | 4 months ago with 39 comments
2015Why Use ECC? (danluu.com)
379 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 1 year ago with 98 comments
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