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Introducing unlimited private repositories
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The void left by the parallel port
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Our 2016 Open Source Donations
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Every top 5 song from 1958 to 2016
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Zenefits Was the Perfect Startup, Then It Self-Disrupted
//bloomberg comments

Apple R&D Reveals a Pivot Is Coming
//aboveavalon comments

Learning Chess at 40
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Number plate recognition with Tensorflow
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Are Your Taxes Paying for the Cost of Your Street?
//thenittygritty comments

A list of command line tools for manipulating structured text data
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Creativity is a great motivator
//tomrothe comments

The Internet Economy
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#Ask HN

Tell HN: Apply HN apology and revision

Anyone making a living off of desktop applications?

#Show HN

Electron 1.0 is here //github comments

BitKeeper – Enterprise-ready version control, now open-source //bitkeeper comments

TMSU: a tool born out of frustration with the hierarchical nature of filesystems //tmsu comments

Rack: Open-Source PaaS on AWS //github comments

Serverless meets Microservices //leveros comments

Speech Coaching App – Stop Saying 'Umm', 'Like', 'Uhh' //apple comments

Kel: An Open-Source, Kubernetes-Based PaaS Built in Python and Go //kelproject comments

XKCD Plots in Matplotlib: Going the Whole Way //github comments

American Gut Project – Open-source human microbiome analysis //americangut comments

The Great Suspender: Free up memory by suspending inactive Chrome tabs //google comments


Java Polyfill for the Browser //javapoly comments

Twitter open-sources a high-performance replicated log service //github comments

Rails 5.0.0.rc1 //github comments

After reading “Rails is yesterday’s software”, I need to reply //codethinked comments

OS X app in plain C //github comments

Agile Is Dead, Long Live Continuous Delivery //gradle comments

Rust by Example //rustbyexample comments

Neural Networks in JavaScript //webkid comments


Iceland’s Ghost Planes //warisboring comments

Atlas of Mathematical Objects //lmfdb comments

Mpemba effect: warmer water can freeze faster than colder water //wikipedia comments

Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo //wikipedia comments


Magnets and Marbles //youtube comments

Tutorial On Designing/Building A PCB (Using FOSS) //contextualelectronics comments

Pre-Touch Sensing for Mobile Interaction //youtube comments

Video: Make Ruby Great Again //testdouble comments


OxyContin's 12-hour problem //latimes comments

The cave divers who went back for their friends //bbc comments

The End of Prison Visitation //mic comments

Why Suburbia Sucks //likewise comments

We discovered our parents were Russian spies //theguardian comments


A cave in Romania that was sealed for 5.5M years //bbc comments

30 years later, QBasic is still the best //nicolasbize comments

Civilization 6 is coming in October, with big changes //polygon comments

A Brain Dump of What I Worked on for Uncharted 4 //allenchou comments

I'm a f-ing webmaster //justinjackson comments