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1. “People simply empty out” (lettersofnote.com)
723 points by tantaman on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 463 comments
2. Callbacks as our Generation's Goto Statement (tirania.org)
621 points by matthewn on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 274 comments
3. Introducing Stripe UK (stripe.com)
371 points by woodrow on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 164 comments
4. Campaign for a new HTTP Error code: 451 - Blocked for legal reasons (451unavailable.org)
362 points by JayEnn on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 88 comments
5. The limits of Google’s openness (technet.com)
302 points by pablosanchez on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 293 comments
6. Show HN: Virtual Machines in the Browser (grunseid.com)
281 points by grun on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 148 comments
7. [dupe] The NSA is Commandeering the Internet (schneier.com)
255 points by dllthomas on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 126 comments
8. Google confirms Java and OpenSSL crypto PRNG on Android are broken (android-developers.blogspot.com.au)
237 points by quadhome on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 149 comments
9. Firebase Leaves Beta Today (firebase.com)
239 points by lyime on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 44 comments
10. The anatomy of the perfect technical interview from a former Amazon VP (firstround.com)
220 points by jnazario on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 113 comments
11. Facebook use 'makes people feel worse about themselves' (bbc.co.uk)
165 points by tareqak on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 71 comments
12. Introducing choir.io (corte.si)
154 points by tomazmuraus on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
13. Smalltalk runtime in the browser (amber-lang.net)
138 points by andreiursan on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 33 comments
14. Programmer's Dilemma (medium.com)
134 points by CoryG89 on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 106 comments
15. Google confirms critical Android crypto flaw used in Bitcoin heist (arstechnica.com)
131 points by shawndumas on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 43 comments
16. RethinkDB 1.8: date support, querying nested objects, 8x disk usage improvements (rethinkdb.com)
128 points by mglukhovsky on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 50 comments
17. Destructuring Assignment in ECMAScript 6 (fitzgeraldnick.com)
123 points by mnemonik on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 56 comments
18. Why does this Java program terminate despite appearing that it shouldn't? (stackoverflow.com)
124 points by patmcguire on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 121 comments
19. The Story of Japan's 'Lost Decades' was a Hoax (forbes.com)
116 points by mattm on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 92 comments
20. Why I should have written ZeroMQ in C, not C++ (2012) (250bpm.com)
108 points by babawere on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 119 comments
21. Hackers backdoor the human brain, successfully extract sensitive data (extremetech.com)
110 points by adamwintle on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 68 comments
22. It's the real thing (lettersofnote.com)
108 points by ezl on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 78 comments
23. UK courts have not been forthcoming with access to website blocking orders (openrightsgroup.org)
108 points by JayEnn on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 24 comments
24. The unbundling of Craigslist and Reddit (alexshye.wordpress.com)
101 points by alexshye on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 63 comments
25. GitHub realtime activity as soundscape (choir.io)
102 points by jsvine on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 35 comments
26. Datomic in the browser (ragnard.github.io)
94 points by brucehauman on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 12 comments
27. word2vec – Tool for computing continuous distributed representations of words (code.google.com)
92 points by linux_devil on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 25 comments
28. Breakthrough: Scientists have built a fully-functional mouse heart (io9.com)
90 points by jonbaer on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 11 comments
29. QEMU 1.6.0 is now available (gmane.org)
92 points by palebluedot on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 18 comments
30. Sheryl Sandberg earns $100M, but won't pay interns (news.com.au)
87 points by dolphenstein on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | 79 comments

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