Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit | 2013-05-09 login
Stories from May 9, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.
Go back a day, month, or year. Go forward a day, month, or year.
1. Software will not be patentable in New Zealand (nzherald.co.nz)
592 points by bitserf on May 9, 2013 | hide | 122 comments
2. Show HN: Remove backgrounds from images online (clippingmagic.com)
571 points by jacobn on May 9, 2013 | hide | 140 comments
3. A bill in Congress legalizes cell phone unlocking and fixes the DMCA (fixthedmca.org)
501 points by sinak on May 9, 2013 | hide | 106 comments
4. The Onion releases fartscroll.js (theonion.github.io)
490 points by jgv on May 9, 2013 | hide | 126 comments
5. “The Tesla Model S is our top-scoring car” (consumerreports.org)
370 points by shill on May 9, 2013 | hide | 283 comments
6. LinkedIn: The Creepiest Social Network (interactually.com)
334 points by interactually on May 9, 2013 | hide | 205 comments
7. Just 11% of 53 cancer research papers were reproducible (nature.com)
292 points by vog on May 9, 2013 | hide | 179 comments
8. PyPy 2.0 Released (morepypy.blogspot.com)
280 points by craigkerstiens on May 9, 2013 | hide | 76 comments
9. 10 years later, ‘Star Wars Kid’ speaks out (macleans.ca)
275 points by sharkweek on May 9, 2013 | hide | 150 comments
10. An Efficient Way to Extract the Main Topics from a Sentence (thetokenizer.com)
232 points by shlomib on May 9, 2013 | hide | 76 comments
11. Plans for Vim 7.4 (groups.google.com)
205 points by davekt on May 9, 2013 | hide | 83 comments
12. RubyMotion Goes 2.0 And Gets OSX Support, Templates and Plugins (rubymotion.com)
185 points by jballanc on May 9, 2013 | hide | 74 comments
13. Making Open and Machine Readable the New Default for Government Information (whitehouse.gov)
180 points by BruceM on May 9, 2013 | hide | 24 comments
14. Children of parents classified as “tiger” have worse grades, are more depressed (slate.com)
179 points by nostrademons on May 9, 2013 | hide | 170 comments
15. Try Objective-C (codeschool.com)
176 points by noinput on May 9, 2013 | hide | 61 comments
16. This Is What One Half Second of High Speed Trading Looks Like (smithsonianmag.com)
166 points by sytelus on May 9, 2013 | hide | 117 comments
17. 80 FFTs Per Second To Detect Whistles and Switch On Lights (limpkin.fr)
156 points by Lightning on May 9, 2013 | hide | 25 comments
18. Btcd: A Full Alternative Bitcoin Implementation, Written In Go (bitcoinmagazine.com)
150 points by waterlesscloud on May 9, 2013 | hide | 56 comments
19. A solution for designers who don't know Wordpress (bckmn.com)
121 points by bckmn on May 9, 2013 | hide | 44 comments
20. Box Acquires Crocodoc (YC W10) (box.com)
123 points by goronbjorn on May 9, 2013 | hide | 42 comments
21. Why I'm Furious with Silicon Valley (2011) (aarongreenspan.com)
113 points by wslh on May 9, 2013 | hide | 81 comments
22. Show HN: the iPhone version of News/YC, a Hacker News reader (github.com)
110 points by bennyg on May 9, 2013 | hide | 73 comments
23. With Rifle and Bibliography: General Mattis on Professional Reading (strifeblog.org)
104 points by jerryhuang100 on May 9, 2013 | hide | 50 comments
24. Members of Congress finally introduce serious DMCA reform (arstechnica.com)
102 points by shawndumas on May 9, 2013 | hide | 12 comments
25. Cleaning Radar Images using Neural Nets and Computer Vision (forecast.io)
94 points by jparise on May 9, 2013 | hide | 20 comments
26. The Manual-First Startup (viniciusvacanti.com)
96 points by suneel0101 on May 9, 2013 | hide | 23 comments
27. The Worst Room - Photos of Cheap Rooms for Rent in NYC (theworstroom.tumblr.com)
85 points by throwaway1980 on May 9, 2013 | hide | 109 comments
28. It's legal to download The Great Gatsby in most of the world (go-to-hellman.blogspot.com)
91 points by gluejar on May 9, 2013 | hide | 42 comments
29. Ruchi Sanghvi, Dropbox VP, testifies on immigration reform [video] (facebook.com)
85 points by BIackSwan on May 9, 2013 | hide | 32 comments
30. Travelling Salesman – Official Movie Site (travellingsalesmanmovie.com)
85 points by neckbeard on May 9, 2013 | hide | 48 comments

Registration is open for Startup School 2019. Classes start July 22nd.

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

Search: