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1. Roger Ebert dies at 70 after battle with cancer (suntimes.com)
841 points by tptacek on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 167 comments
2. Why Rackspace Is Suing The Most Notorious Patent Troll In America (rackspace.com)
622 points by grimey27 on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 101 comments
3. Stop externalising your life (jshakespeare.com)
322 points by daGrevis on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 152 comments
4. Facebook Home (facebook.com)
331 points by samuel02 on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 220 comments
5. PostgreSQL 9.2.4, 9.1.9, 9.0.13 and 8.4.17 released (postgresql.org)
252 points by edwinvlieg on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 99 comments
6. Media Queries are a Hack (ianstormtaylor.com)
223 points by ianstormtaylor on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 78 comments
7. Valve's GDC Talk: Porting Source to Linux [pdf] (nvidia.com)
221 points by fafner on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 68 comments
8. Association between muscular strength and mortality in men (2008) [pdf] (bmj.com)
218 points by davidtanner on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 199 comments
9. Apple's iMessage encryption trips up feds' surveillance (cnet.com)
215 points by donohoe on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 147 comments
10. Are Bitcoins The Future? (priceonomics.com)
203 points by patrickod on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 226 comments
11. The new sandbox: open-source and self-hosted (dotcloud.com)
200 points by zimbatm on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 47 comments
12. Learn Vimscript the Hard Way (stevelosh.com)
195 points by stevelosh on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 33 comments
13. Facebook Home destroys any notion of privacy (gigaom.com)
198 points by shawndumas on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 155 comments
14. Raven Software releases source code for Jedi Academy, Jedi Outcast (polygon.com)
171 points by GuiA on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 57 comments
15. Cleaning House (webkit.org)
167 points by protomyth on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 69 comments
16. PythonMonk – Learn Python in the browser (pythonmonk.com)
162 points by akshat on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 47 comments
17. Go 1.1 beta 1 Released (groups.google.com)
161 points by geetarista on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 181 comments
18. Great Computer Science Lectures for all levels (codeschool.org)
154 points by obilgic on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 16 comments
19. How to implement HTTPS in an insufficient manner (troyhunt.com)
135 points by tomelders on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 64 comments
20. Show HN: TheBigDB - A simpler open database of facts (thebigdb.com)
133 points by christophe971 on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 76 comments
21. Reasons Not to Stretch (well.blogs.nytimes.com)
126 points by glenstein on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 91 comments
22. Secret Files Expose Offshore’s Global Impact (icij.org)
110 points by kitsune_ on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 39 comments
23. Scribd hacked – emails and hashed passwords leaked (scribd.com)
106 points by joosters on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 65 comments
24. Facebook Announces “Home”, A Homescreen Replacement For Standard Android (techcrunch.com)
102 points by trevin on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 120 comments
25. Memories of Mozilla at 15 and Thoughts on Mozilla Research (brendaneich.com)
101 points by kibwen on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
26. Free Must-Have “Security Engineering” Book (novainfosec.com)
100 points by grecs on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 26 comments
27. Meteor 0.6.0: brand new distribution system, app packages, NPM integration (meteor.com)
99 points by JanLaussmann on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 44 comments
28. [dupe] Instacode (instacod.es)
95 points by speg on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 21 comments
29. My "Ember" Job Posting on Hacker News (gist.github.com)
95 points by floydpink on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 24 comments
30. Mt. Gox under DDoS attack as bitcoin price surges (computerworld.com)
94 points by morphics on Apr 4, 2013 | hide | 75 comments

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