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Stories from August 13, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. This coupon code is a slap in the face (justinjackson.ca)
431 points by mijustin on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 245 comments
2. Using Voice to Code Faster than Keyboard (ergoemacs.org)
403 points by idleworx on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 133 comments
3. Wireless devices go battery-free with new communication technique (washington.edu)
341 points by Irene on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 72 comments
4. The Future of Programming in Node.js (groups.google.com)
278 points by Yakulu on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 176 comments
5. SDL 2.0.0 is out after many years in development (libsdl.org)
256 points by lifthrasiir on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 61 comments
6. After Multiple Denials, CIA Admits to Snooping on Noam Chomsky (foreignpolicy.com)
247 points by choult on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 81 comments
7. Lavabit Founder Says He Had ‘Obligation’ to Shut Service (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
231 points by bmmayer1 on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 104 comments
8. Q & A: Edward Snowden speaks to Peter Maass (nytimes.com)
217 points by teawithcarl on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 43 comments
9. How phone batteries measure the weather (opensignal.com)
210 points by JamesCRR on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 27 comments
10. Bottle light inventor proud to be poor (bbc.co.uk)
204 points by kposehn on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 80 comments
11. Firefox now only has one HTML parser (blog.mozilla.org)
200 points by AndrewDucker on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 57 comments
12. The big, ugly affiliate marketing scam (venturebeat.com)
191 points by PhilipA on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 119 comments
13. Hyperloop Update: Elon Musk Will Start Developing It Himself (forbes.com)
180 points by pash on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 56 comments
14. Hacking the OS X Kernel for Fun and Profiles (swtch.com)
174 points by f2f on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 35 comments
15. WebGL to add 3D hover effects to your website (glecollinet.github.io)
173 points by sirbrad on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 112 comments
16. HTML.js – Befriend the DOM (nbubna.github.io)
169 points by smanuel on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 106 comments
17. No Way NSA (nowaynsa.com)
173 points by twog on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 36 comments
18. DOJ Elevated Its Charges Against Swartz Because Internet Rallied on His Behalf (pjmedia.com)
160 points by swartzrock on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 94 comments
19. I Am Being Watched (amsiegel.com)
152 points by adam on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 52 comments
20. Searching a Sorted Matrix Faster (twistedoakstudios.com)
138 points by dashN9ne on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 10 comments
21. Go 1.1.2 has been released (code.google.com)
138 points by miesie on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 8 comments
22. Why is FreeBSD deprecating GCC in favor of Clang/LLVM? (stackexchange.com)
134 points by wslh on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 159 comments
23. AMC is succeeding by breaking the rules of legacy television (qz.com)
130 points by boh on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 134 comments
24. We Give a F*** How the Site Loads (deviantart.com)
127 points by namenotrequired on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 41 comments
25. First 100 Pages of Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service File Released (wired.com)
124 points by shard on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 15 comments
26. AnsibleWorks Raises $6M (techcrunch.com)
121 points by tomaac on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 58 comments
27. How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets (nytimes.com)
105 points by arman0 on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 16 comments
28. Fitbit Raises $43 Million (techcrunch.com)
106 points by williwu on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 57 comments
29. Push Notifications to Mobile Devices Using Amazon SNS (aws.typepad.com)
110 points by jeffbarr on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 34 comments
30. Bootstrap 3 RC2 (getbootstrap.com)
110 points by kefs on Aug 13, 2013 | hide | 56 comments

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