Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit | 2012-07-04 login
Stories from July 4, 2012
Go back a day, month, or year. Go forward a day, month, or year.
1. Got 15 minutes and want to learn Git? (try.github.com)
510 points by motowilliams on July 4, 2012 | hide | 171 comments
2. ACTA killed in EU parliament: 478 votes to 39 (falkvinge.net)
495 points by charliesome on July 4, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
3. Live CERN Higgs Announcement in 20 Mins (cern.ch)
278 points by Rickasaurus on July 4, 2012 | hide | 211 comments
4. Charles Carreon Drops Bogus Lawsuit Against The Oatmeal Creator (eff.org)
269 points by kevinpacheco on July 4, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
5. PHP is much better than what you think (potencier.org)
248 points by timmipetit on July 4, 2012 | hide | 334 comments
6. CERN experiments observe particle consistent with long-sought Higgs boson (cern.ch)
234 points by sdiwakar on July 4, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
7. Everything you need to know about Machine Learning in 30 minutes or less (hilarymason.com)
204 points by gmodena on July 4, 2012 | hide | 15 comments
8. The Perfect Compliment (esquire.com)
194 points by Firebrand on July 4, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
9. Tarsnap outage post-mortem (daemonology.net)
190 points by cperciva on July 4, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
10. Things I like about programming in Go (jgc.org)
181 points by jgrahamc on July 4, 2012 | hide | 110 comments
11. Stephen Hawking lost $100 bet over Higgs boson discovery (bbc.co.uk)
177 points by mproud on July 4, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
12. HTC wins swipe to unlock patent dispute against Apple (bbc.com)
168 points by saket123 on July 4, 2012 | hide | 87 comments
13. 4 min Emacs screencast inspired by Bret Victor's Inventing on Principle (emacsrocks.com)
163 points by magnars on July 4, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
14. Wiki inventor Ward Cunningham develops federated wiki (wired.com)
148 points by dctoedt on July 4, 2012 | hide | 70 comments
15. Corrupt App Store binaries crashing on launch (marco.org)
147 points by shawndumas on July 4, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
16. The Invisible Bank: How Kenya Has Beaten the World in Mobile Money (nationalgeographic.com)
146 points by ramabk on July 4, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
17. A Gentle Introduction to Algorithm Complexity Analysis (discrete.gr)
132 points by gtklocker on July 4, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
18. Beautiful Windows 8 concept (dribbble.com)
120 points by dutchbrit on July 4, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
19. Google Apps Loophole, Let You Access Other’s Domain Login Details (sjbn.co)
119 points by doh on July 4, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
20. Steve Jobs on Average vs Best Software Developers (benlakey.com)
112 points by benlakey on July 4, 2012 | hide | 123 comments
21. Godel's 2nd Incompleteness Theorem Explained in Words of One Syllable (kenyon.edu)
100 points by daviddaviddavid on July 4, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
22. Treating JavaScript like a 30 year old language (jeremyckahn.github.com)
97 points by toni on July 4, 2012 | hide | 95 comments
23. Valve hands over its own movie-making tools to gamers (gizmag.com)
96 points by yitchelle on July 4, 2012 | hide | 28 comments
24. Show HN: Autobahn - Save Time on Hacker News (vlad.github.com)
95 points by vlad on July 4, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
25. Solve problems. Don't build ideas. (jmarbach.com)
92 points by jmarbach on July 4, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
26. Try git in your browser (github.com)
89 points by julien on July 4, 2012 | hide | 10 comments
27. Bitmit - Buy and sell goods with Bitcoin (bitmit.net)
87 points by basil on July 4, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
28. Single Dad Building Sequel To “Jetpack” Video Game He Built As A Teenager (techcrunch.com)
82 points by thegarside on July 4, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
29. Jean-Louis Gassée: Nokia should fire Elop and the board should go too (computing.co.uk)
81 points by mtgx on July 4, 2012 | hide | 78 comments
30. Replacing text in the DOM… solved? (padolsey.com)
79 points by bpierre on July 4, 2012 | hide | 16 comments

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: