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1. Detaining my partner: a failed attempt at intimidation (theguardian.com)
1459 points by m1 on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 449 comments
2. Cookieless cookies (lucb1e.com)
353 points by lucb1e on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 86 comments
3. How to trap a whistleblower (salon.com)
289 points by alsothings on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 113 comments
4. Rewriting a large production system in Go (matt-welsh.blogspot.com)
238 points by qdie on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 187 comments
5. Amnesty International on the detention of Greenwald's partner (amnesty.org)
219 points by steveklabnik on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 47 comments
6. PostgreSQL Basics by Example (darthdeus.github.io)
217 points by darthdeus on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 54 comments
7. OpenDesk – Open Source Furniture (opendesk.cc)
196 points by mauricesvay on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 52 comments
8. Open Source Google App Engine Clone (github.com/appscale)
187 points by frankhamlin on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 43 comments
9. Has Carl June Found a Key to Fighting Cancer? (phillymag.com)
186 points by gmatty on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 98 comments
10. Wozniak Says `Lot of Things Wrong’ With Jobs Movie [video] (bloomberg.com)
177 points by eroded on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 125 comments
11. I hate the Pumping Lemma (bosker.wordpress.com)
167 points by robinhouston on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 48 comments
12. One VM to Rule Them All [pdf] (uni-linz.ac.at)
161 points by charlestuy on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 88 comments
13. The Coming War on General Computation (2011) (github.com/jwise)
160 points by qb on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 59 comments
14. How To Create Your Own Chrome Extensions (coryg89.github.io)
160 points by CoryG89 on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 32 comments
15. An Inventor Wants One Less Wire to Worry About (nytimes.com)
154 points by wallflower on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 94 comments
16. Directed Graph Editor with D3.js (ocks.org)
140 points by wslh on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 21 comments
17. An open source HTML/CSS framework for prototyping native touch applications (getclank.com)
137 points by Wolfr_ on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 32 comments
18. Update on STM (morepypy.blogspot.com)
138 points by wisesage5001 on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 5 comments
19. SF fire chief bans helmet cameras in wake of crash (sfgate.com)
130 points by jamesjyu on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 49 comments
20. Of Wizards and Magical Machines (2012) (sealedabstract.com)
116 points by mwcampbell on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 16 comments
21. Rejection, tragedy and billions of dollars – The story of FIFA Video Games (mcvuk.com)
110 points by muratmutlu on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 23 comments
22. Here’s what you find when you scan the entire Internet in an hour (washingtonpost.com)
105 points by anxiouser on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
23. Is It Nuts to Give to the Poor Without Strings Attached? (nytimes.com)
94 points by RougeFemme on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 86 comments
24. How Kal Compiles Itself (rzimmerman.me)
87 points by rzimmerman on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 19 comments
25. Show HN: Xpressive - CSS3 Live Design Tool for Mac OSX (xpressive.org)
84 points by dilipray on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 23 comments
26. [dupe] Hacker Posts Facebook Bug Report on Mark Zuckerberg’s Wall (arabcrunch.com)
81 points by ArabGeek on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 78 comments
27. Americans Are as Likely to Be Killed by Their Furniture as by Terrorism (2012) (theatlantic.com)
80 points by thex86 on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
28. Why I'm Learning Morse Code (burakkanber.com)
77 points by bkanber on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 72 comments
29. What colour are your bits? (bc.ca)
69 points by grey-area on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 15 comments
30. The Road to Luna (elementaryos.org)
68 points by macco on Aug 18, 2013 | hide | 68 comments

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