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Stories from April 28, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Pirates playing a game dev simulator complain about piracy (greenheartgames.com)
551 points by ropiku on Apr 29, 2013 | 384 comments
2. I made an example app to show how Google map URLs should look (nice-map-urls.herokuapp.com)
305 points by captainbenises on Apr 29, 2013 | 127 comments
3. Skype account hijack technique may affect all users (skype.com)
265 points by dewey on Apr 28, 2013 | 66 comments
4. Collection of the best fonts for programming (slant.co)
212 points by hbbio on Apr 28, 2013 | 140 comments
5. Get that job at Facebook (2012) (facebook.com)
194 points by sauravt on Apr 29, 2013 | 163 comments
6. The //* /*/ //*/ comment toggle trick (coderwall.com)
185 points by creaktive on Apr 29, 2013 | 122 comments
7. India is drowning in its own excreta (scientificamerican.com)
181 points by ragsagar on Apr 29, 2013 | 130 comments
8. CRAPCHA: Completely Ridiculous And Phony Captcha that Hassles for Amusement (crapcha.com)
176 points by qdot76367 on Apr 29, 2013 | 67 comments
9. Microsoft Puts Free Portable WiFi In Forbes Magazine Print Issues (designtaxi.com)
161 points by imwhimsical on Apr 29, 2013 | 92 comments
10. 'Flat design'-inspired Google Maps using the API (jsfiddle.net)
158 points by muratmutlu on Apr 28, 2013 | 51 comments
11. Edis: a Redis for larger-than-RAM datasets (inaka.github.io)
147 points by nmcfarl on Apr 28, 2013 | 58 comments
12. UK Government passes “Instagram Act” (theregister.co.uk)
138 points by choult on Apr 29, 2013 | 79 comments
13. John C. Reynolds, Eminent Programming Language Researcher, has Died (wikipedia.org)
136 points by m0nastic on Apr 29, 2013 | 15 comments
14. The Beauty of Concurrency in Go (pragprog.com)
133 points by iand on Apr 28, 2013 | 90 comments
15. How to get a job after your startup fails (jamesmaskell.co.uk)
125 points by jmaskell on Apr 29, 2013 | 41 comments
16. How To Opt Out of Facebook Ads Based on Your Real-Life Shopping Activity (eff.org)
124 points by marioestrada on Apr 29, 2013 | 96 comments
17. View the Universe in different wavelengths (cf.ac.uk)
114 points by stargazer-3 on Apr 29, 2013 | 28 comments
18. Etckeeper lets you store changes in /etc to git (github.com)
107 points by dz0ny on Apr 28, 2013 | 38 comments
19. Opera claims ex-employee took trade secrets to Mozilla, sues him for $3.4M (thenextweb.com)
104 points by sverrejoh on Apr 29, 2013 | 71 comments
20. The Slow and Painful Death of Freedom in Canada (huffingtonpost.ca)
101 points by subsystem on Apr 28, 2013 | 105 comments
21. The 3.9 kernel is out (lwn.net)
99 points by edwintorok on Apr 29, 2013 | 36 comments
22. CSS3 Traveling Through Space (codepen.io)
95 points by zhs on Apr 28, 2013 | 22 comments
23. OVH has been compromised (bitcointalk.org)
95 points by mrb on Apr 29, 2013 | 88 comments
24. On Being A Designer And A Developer: Not Quite Unicorn Rare (diogenes.squarespace.com)
92 points by uxdiogenes on Apr 29, 2013 | 72 comments
25. Immutable URLs (medium.com)
91 points by swombat on Apr 28, 2013 | 45 comments
26. A history of the Amiga, part 8: The demo scene (arstechnica.com)
85 points by shawndumas on Apr 29, 2013 | 49 comments
27. Wall Street Is Gobbling Up Two-Thirds of Your 401(k) (wallstreetonparade.com)
83 points by house9-2 on Apr 28, 2013 | 103 comments
28. With few other outlets, inmates review prisons on Yelp (washingtonpost.com)
78 points by ted0 on Apr 28, 2013 | 19 comments
29. Wikidata (wikidata.org)
77 points by kjhughes on Apr 29, 2013 | 27 comments
30. Show HN: Weekend project - HTML5 Game Engines: which is right for you? (html5gameengine.com)
75 points by austinhallock on Apr 28, 2013 | 19 comments
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