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2015Building Better Interfaces with SVG (slides.com)
429 points | 7 years ago with 106 comments
2015Experts once predicted that Americans would face excess leisure time (newyorker.com)
427 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 352 comments
201514,000x Speedup (james.hiebert.name)
424 points | 3 years ago with 228 comments
2015How to get better at painting without painting anything (learning-to-see.co.uk)
423 points | 2 years ago with 166 comments
2015How to Be Someone People Love to Talk To (time.com)
423 points | 7 years ago with 197 comments
2015The Raft Consensus Algorithm (raft.github.io)
423 points across 2 posts | 7 months ago with 76 comments
2015Building a vision of life without work (livingafi.com)
419 points | 2 years ago with 421 comments
2015Why I Am a Sociomediapath (nealstephenson.com)
418 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 9 comments
2015I tried to buy an actual barrel of crude oil (bloomberg.com)
413 points | 3 years ago with 157 comments
2015The days are long but the decades are short (blog.samaltman.com)
411 points across 3 posts | 11 months ago with 83 comments
2015Automate the Boring Stuff with Python (automatetheboringstuff.com)
407 points | 4 years ago with 70 comments
2015Trapped in his body for 12 years, a man breaks free (npr.org)
404 points | 3 years ago with 133 comments
2015Extracting the private key from a TREZOR with an oscilloscope (jochen-hoenicke.de)
399 points | 5 years ago with 85 comments
2015Useless Use of "dd" (vidarholen.net)
390 points | 1 year ago with 252 comments
2015Principal Component Analysis explained visually (setosa.io)
387 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 13 comments
2015C Runtime Overhead (ryanhileman.info)
385 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 39 comments
2015Why Use ECC? (danluu.com)
379 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 98 comments
2015German traffic light stays red for 28 years (thelocal.de)
374 points | 7 years ago with 295 comments
2015Why physicists still use Fortran (moreisdifferent.com)
373 points | 6 years ago with 293 comments
2015How to undo almost anything with Git (github.blog)
372 points | 4 years ago with 79 comments
2015In Japan, small children take the subway and run errands alone (citylab.com)
372 points | 6 years ago with 240 comments
2015Increased rates of myopia linked to reduced time outside, studies suggest (nature.com)
371 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 53 comments
2015Six works of Computer Science-Fiction (blog.fogus.me)
371 points | 4 years ago with 93 comments
2015The Art of Electronics (artofelectronics.net)
370 points | 3 months ago with 97 comments
2015Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues (setosa.io)
369 points | 5 years ago with 86 comments
2015Sitting and standing at work (ergo.human.cornell.edu)
366 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 130 comments
2015A CEO's Guide to Emacs (blog.fugue.co)
364 points | 6 years ago with 172 comments
2015Gitlet.js – Git implemented in 1k lines of JavaScript (gitlet.maryrosecook.com)
361 points | 3 years ago with 75 comments
2015Home-Built Scanning Tunneling Microscope (dberard.com)
361 points | 3 years ago with 79 comments
2015Why Stanislaw Lem’s futurism deserves attention (nautil.us)
359 points | 5 years ago with 72 comments
2015Markov chain Monte Carlo without the bullshit (jeremykun.com)
357 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 52 comments
2015600k concurrent websocket connections on AWS using Node.js (blog.jayway.com)
357 points | 4 years ago with 137 comments
2015Reboot Your Dreamliner Every 248 Days to Avoid Integer Overflow (i-programmer.info)
356 points | 5 years ago with 280 comments
2015The True Size of Africa (kai.sub.blue)
355 points | 2 years ago with 219 comments
2015NSA Owns Everything (blog.thinkst.com)
355 points | 3 years ago with 248 comments
20156 days to change 1 line of code (edw519.posthaven.com)
353 points | 8 months ago with 243 comments
2015Andrei Tarkovsky’s Message to the Young: “Learn to Be Alone” (openculture.com)
349 points | 4 years ago with 91 comments
2015Apple Lightning Connector Serial Access (ramtin-amin.fr)
342 points | 5 years ago with 133 comments
2015An ffmpeg and SDL Tutorial (dranger.com)
340 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 20 comments
2015CPython internals: A ten-hour codewalk through the Python interpreter (youtube.com)
338 points | 7 years ago with 51 comments
201540k-year-old bracelet made by extinct human species found (digitaljournal.com)
338 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 36 comments
2015What computer and software is used by the Falcon 9? (space.stackexchange.com)
338 points | 3 years ago with 156 comments
2015Having Alzheimer’s at 38 (site.macleans.ca)
337 points | 5 years ago with 139 comments
2015Screenshots from developers and Unix people taken in 2002 (anders.unix.se)
337 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 189 comments
2015Operation Gunman – how the Soviets bugged IBM typewriters (cryptomuseum.com)
331 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 31 comments
2015Unnecessary medical care is harming patients physically and financially (newyorker.com)
329 points | 6 years ago with 245 comments
2015How to navigate directories faster with Bash (mhoffman.github.io)
329 points | 2 years ago with 172 comments
2015The poor, misunderstood innerText (perfectionkills.com)
328 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 28 comments
2015The Next 50 Years of Databases (cs.cmu.edu)
327 points | 4 years ago with 139 comments
2015The origin of Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures album cover art (blogs.scientificamerican.com)
326 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 41 comments
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