Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit | 2013-08-01 login
Stories from August 1, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.
Go back a day, month, or year. Go forward a day, month, or year.
1. Skeuocard (kenkeiter.com)
1066 points by gooddelta on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 196 comments
2. We have an employee whose last name is Null. He kills our employee lookup (2012) (stackoverflow.com)
661 points by ambuj on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 236 comments
3. Snowden granted 1-year asylum in Russia, leaves airport (rt.com)
527 points by message on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 492 comments
4. Pressure cookers, backpacks, and quinoa, oh my (medium.com)
514 points by steveklabnik on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 273 comments
5. Scientific Breakthrough Lets SnappyCam App Take 20 Full-Res Photos Per Second (techcrunch.com)
460 points by Osiris on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 253 comments
6. Samsung agency is buying off StackOverflow users (delyan.me)
447 points by ZoFreX on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 155 comments
7. [dupe] Google Pressure Cookers and Backpacks, Get a Visit from the Feds (theatlanticwire.com)
428 points by pg on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 215 comments
8. Volvo Gave Away the Most Important Design They Ever Patented (priceonomics.com)
402 points by pisarzp on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 79 comments
9. In Lieu of Money, Toyota Donates Efficiency to New York Charity (nytimes.com)
274 points by kmfrk on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 97 comments
10. Ask HN: Who is hiring? (August 2013)
279 points by whoishiring on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 388 comments
11. Forebruary, an endless wall calendar (ilyabirman.net)
247 points by ilyabirman on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 101 comments
12. Sweden Runs Out of Garbage With Waste-to-Energy (pachamama.org)
243 points by samspenc on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 188 comments
13. New attack plucks secrets from HTTPS-protected pages (arstechnica.com)
233 points by jamescun on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 55 comments
14. A rich new JavaScript code editor spreading to several Microsoft web sites (hanselman.com)
221 points by DevKoala on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 69 comments
15. PEP 8 Modernisation (python.org)
213 points by tristaneuan on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 141 comments
16. Employer Tipped Off Police In Pressure Cooker/Backpack-gate, Not Google (techcrunch.com)
187 points by coloneltcb on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 116 comments
17. The Belt CPU Architecture (ootbcomp.com)
183 points by momerath on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 79 comments
18. Compilers in OpenBSD (marc.info)
171 points by hebz0rl on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 74 comments
19. Uruguay moves to legalize marijuana (csmonitor.com)
178 points by anigbrowl on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 65 comments
20. John Carmack Quakecon 2013 Keynote Livestream (twitch.tv)
167 points by ivank on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 47 comments
21. Basics Of Function Pointers In C (denniskubes.com)
160 points by giis on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 57 comments
22. Paul Graham reviews Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (2000) (amazon.com)
155 points by adambratt on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 101 comments
23. NSA pays £100m in secret funding for GCHQ (theguardian.com)
153 points by colin_jack on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 59 comments
24. YC Partners Taggar, Tan And Ohanian Raise $39M For Initialized Capital (techcrunch.com)
147 points by immad on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 35 comments
25. How We Created a Fake Vodka Brand to Promote Our Startup (speakeasy.is)
140 points by kevinbracken on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 112 comments
26. Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? (August 2013)
135 points by whoishiring on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 163 comments
27. In Defense Of Leakers: Snowden and Manning (newyorker.com)
139 points by soneca on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 19 comments
28. Defense subcontractor posted a job listing for XKEYSCORE 2 weeks ago (washingtonpost.com)
132 points by steveklabnik on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 99 comments
29. "Accidentally" Freelance (unwieldy.net)
123 points by endtwist on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 55 comments
30. Commit Often, Perfect Later, Publish Once: Git Best Practices (sethrobertson.github.io)
117 points by dhotson on Aug 1, 2013 | hide | 4 comments

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

Search: