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Stories from May 18, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Skype backdoor confirmation (randombit.net)
345 points by austengary on May 18, 2013 | hide | 115 comments
2. Evolution of Hacker News (techcrunch.com)
333 points by sriramk on May 18, 2013 | hide | 177 comments
3. NixOS - Declarative configuration OS (nixos.org)
244 points by wamatt on May 18, 2013 | hide | 75 comments
4. How to Learn Emacs: A Hand-drawn One-pager for Beginners (sachachua.com)
209 points by alexott on May 18, 2013 | hide | 165 comments
5. The Three Kinds of Laziness (garrytan.com)
204 points by sethbannon on May 18, 2013 | hide | 114 comments
6. The most popular links posted by developers to Stack Overflow (linkedlists.net)
203 points by bcleary on May 18, 2013 | hide | 65 comments
7. Tesla Raises $1B from Stock and Bond Sale (wsj.com)
171 points by ericd on May 18, 2013 | hide | 147 comments
8. Reddit’s Pitch deck to Advertisers (slideshare.net)
169 points by muratmutlu on May 18, 2013 | hide | 115 comments
9. AngularJS Cheat Sheet (cheatography.com)
148 points by olalonde on May 18, 2013 | hide | 11 comments
10. A Profanity-Laced Video Game Password That Breaks Everything (minimaxir.com)
146 points by minimaxir on May 18, 2013 | hide | 14 comments
11. How do GameShark/GameGenie codes work? (stackexchange.com)
150 points by dhruvbhatia on May 18, 2013 | hide | 44 comments
12. CDN vs S3 (jdorfman.posthaven.com)
140 points by mclarke on May 18, 2013 | hide | 82 comments
13. Perl 5.18.0 is now available (perl.org)
128 points by yko on May 18, 2013 | hide | 66 comments
14. The History of Joy Division’s “Unknown Pleasures” Album Art (adamcap.com)
120 points by bravura on May 18, 2013 | hide | 41 comments
15. You can use Code School for free next weekend (codeschool.com)
118 points by tehwebguy on May 18, 2013 | hide | 54 comments
16. Yahoo Board to Meet Sunday to Consider $1.1B, All-Cash Deal for Tumblr (allthingsd.com)
117 points by ssclafani on May 18, 2013 | hide | 110 comments
17. Poll: HN Linux users, what desktop environmemt do you use?
103 points by return0 on May 18, 2013 | hide | 142 comments
18. School experiment finds cress won’t germinate near router (Danish) (dr.dk)
99 points by vy8vWJlco on May 18, 2013 | hide | 95 comments
19. Kevin Rose interviews Elon Musk [video] (foundation.bz)
95 points by beniaminmincu on May 18, 2013 | hide | 14 comments
20. OPSEC for hackers (slideshare.net)
87 points by stfu on May 18, 2013 | hide | 15 comments
21. How to Make a Full Auto Book Scanner (geocities.jp)
87 points by llambda on May 18, 2013 | hide | 47 comments
22. Google insider exposes ‘immoral’ tax scam (thesundaytimes.co.uk)
87 points by rpm4321 on May 18, 2013 | hide | 139 comments
23. Clojure Debugging: Emacs, nREPL, and Ritz (ianeslick.com)
88 points by llambda on May 18, 2013 | hide | 8 comments
24. Dear Class of ’13: You’ve been scammed (marketwatch.com)
82 points by DanielBMarkham on May 18, 2013 | hide | 85 comments
25. Google Introduces Portable Native Client (techcrunch.com)
80 points by ahomescu1 on May 18, 2013 | hide | 94 comments
26. Google App Engine finally supports PHP (venturebeat.com)
72 points by SmeelBe on May 18, 2013 | hide | 78 comments
27. Fast median search: an ANSI C implementation (free.fr)
72 points by objectivefs on May 18, 2013 | hide | 15 comments
28. How the FBI’s online wiretapping plan could get your computer hacked (washingtonpost.com)
66 points by Libertatea on May 18, 2013 | hide | 21 comments
29. Skip college and become a plumber: Mayor Bloomberg (nydailynews.com)
63 points by santoshmaharshi on May 18, 2013 | hide | 44 comments
30. Poll: HN desktop Linux users, what distro do you use?
62 points by w1ntermute on May 18, 2013 | hide | 107 comments

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