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Stories from September 28, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Why Free Software Is More Important Now Than Ever Before (wired.com)
383 points by hexis on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 275 comments
2. Thoreau 2.0 (static.pinboard.in)
331 points by anu_gupta on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 52 comments
3. UTF-8 – "The most elegant hack" (hackaday.com)
315 points by raldu on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 174 comments
4. N.S.A. Examines Social Networks of U.S. Citizens (nytimes.com)
268 points by weu on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 97 comments
5. My time with the Steam Controller (tommyrefenes.tumblr.com)
224 points by zdw on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 78 comments
6. Spaced repetition for study and learning (gwern.net)
219 points by gwern on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 111 comments
7. Underscore Price Dynamics (marco.org)
209 points by mh_ on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 87 comments
8. We Like You So Much and Want to Know You Better (nytimes.com)
180 points by jseliger on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 56 comments
9. GNU 30th anniversary (gnu.org)
180 points by lelf on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 16 comments
10. RegEx101.com now offers a debugger (regex101.com)
155 points by Lindrian on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 30 comments
11. Taking PHP Seriously [pdf] (raw.github.com)
129 points by memla on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 148 comments
12. How Open Should a Startup CEO be with Staff? (bothsidesofthetable.com)
124 points by _pius on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 79 comments
13. [dupe] Free Unix (1983) (olduse.net)
122 points by lelf on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 35 comments
14. Tarsnap logo contest (tarsnap.com)
113 points by cperciva on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 125 comments
15. Senator Feinstein Admits the NSA Taps the Internet Backbone (schneier.com)
106 points by antsar on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 20 comments
16. Gevent For the Working Python Developer (sdiehl.github.io)
100 points by plessthanpt05 on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 9 comments
17. The Faces of Facebook – Visualizing 1.2 billion Facebook profile images (thefacesoffacebook.com)
96 points by dshankar on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 47 comments
18. After neighbor’s death, first-time filmmaker declares war on suicide (japantimes.co.jp)
88 points by kenshiro_o on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 80 comments
19. Ripple is officially open source (ripple.com)
92 points by npongratz on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 43 comments
20. Inside the fall of BlackBerry: How the smartphone inventor failed to adapt (theglobeandmail.com)
85 points by r0h1n on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 88 comments
21. FTC publishes a long list of questions it wants to ask “patent trolls” (arstechnica.com)
80 points by Suraj-Sun on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 35 comments
22. Symbolic Exploit Assistant (SEA) (github.com)
73 points by neur0mancer on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 8 comments
23. Yet Another Modest Proposal: The Roentgen Standard (1980) (larryniven.net)
70 points by gwern on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 13 comments
24. The Page-Fault Weird Machine: Lessons in Instruction-less Computation (usenix.org)
70 points by ColinWright on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 7 comments
25. Revenge of the lizard brain (scientificamerican.com)
69 points by biggfoot on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 22 comments
26. Is TDD Worth It? (codosaur.us)
58 points by rbanffy on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 84 comments
27. Why iOS 7 is making some users sick (theguardian.com)
56 points by jarofgreen on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 60 comments
28. Facebook first level interview for Linux admin position (bsdpunk.blogspot.com)
55 points by bsdpunk on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 70 comments
29. Keep Saturdays Sacred (steveklabnik.com)
52 points by steveklabnik on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 18 comments
30. How I Refresh my memory (cringely.com)
53 points by cyunker on Sept 28, 2013 | hide | 15 comments

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