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1. Kids can't use computers, and why it should worry you (coding2learn.org)
625 points by mikeevans on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 422 comments
2. Email service used by Snowden shuts down, warns against using US-based companies (theguardian.com)
509 points by weu on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 166 comments
3. Bugger (bbc.co.uk)
373 points by Ygg2 on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 101 comments
4. NSA loophole allows warrantless search for US citizens' emails and phone calls (theguardian.com)
300 points by LoganCale on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 62 comments
5. Free Schnail Mail for life (aralbalkan.com)
260 points by stephenc_c_ on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 85 comments
6. Meta (YC S13), The Crazy AR Glasses That Aim To Do What Google Glass Can’t (techcrunch.com)
264 points by L4mppu on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 86 comments
7. Show HN: Run iOS apps in the browser (app.io)
261 points by rogerfernandezg on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 107 comments
8. Silent Circle shuts down email service (silentcircle.wordpress.com)
252 points by fnordfnordfnord on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 71 comments
9. Two Providers of Secure E-Mail Shut Down (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
244 points by jrochkind1 on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 69 comments
10. SWAT-Team Nation: The Militarization of the U.S. Police (newyorker.com)
234 points by georgecmu on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 159 comments
11. We need an NRA for privacy
233 points by plg on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 167 comments
12. Obama to release FISA court opinion that ruled NSA surveillance unconstitutional (eff.org)
227 points by sinak on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 142 comments
13. Panopticlick – How Unique, and Trackable, Is Your Browser? (eff.org)
210 points by X4 on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 143 comments
14. Hex, Lies and Startups (codingjohnson.com)
208 points by gringofyx on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 141 comments
15. Information Dashboard Design, 2nd Edition (chartio.com)
196 points by thingsilearned on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 31 comments
16. NSA revelations could hurt collaboration with 'betrayed' hackers (reuters.com)
171 points by Chirael on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 104 comments
17. A Mathematician’s Lament (2002) [pdf] (maa.org)
152 points by kjhughes on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 119 comments
18. Unusual speed boost: size matters
142 points by othermaciej on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 72 comments
19. New Sublime Package Control Site (wbond.net)
132 points by jfraser on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 49 comments
20. Mailinator has a new design (mailinator.com)
128 points by aaronbrethorst on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 54 comments
21. Senic (YC S13) builds a laser distance meter for smartphones (techcrunch.com)
128 points by jansen on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 60 comments
22. CloudFlare and Free Speech (cloudflare.com)
139 points by jgrahamc on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 31 comments
23. [dupe] NSA To Lay Off 90 Percent Of Its System Administrators (techweekeurope.co.uk)
114 points by tod222 on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 77 comments
24. Deutsche Telekom, Web.de and GMX launch "E-mail made in Germany" initiative (telekom.com)
113 points by junto on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 96 comments
25. Let's remove verbs from HTTP 2.0 (onebigfluke.com)
113 points by bslatkin on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 136 comments
26. NSA to cut system administrators by 90 percent to limit data access (reuters.com)
108 points by kjhughes on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 76 comments
27. NYC has released data for every tax lot in the city. Here is my first look (andrewxhill.github.io)
102 points by andrewxhill on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 23 comments
28. Open Source Backdoor – Copyrighted Under GNU GPL (sucuri.net)
101 points by cubictwo on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 34 comments
29. Top Rift Experiences Right Now (oculusriftinfo.com)
97 points by thenomad on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 31 comments
30. Is a Nest worth the money? (developdaly.com)
95 points by benackles on Aug 9, 2013 | hide | 82 comments

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