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Stories from October 20, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Poll: Where are you currently living?
1132 points by Systemic33 on Oct 21, 2013 | 309 comments
2. Dear Startups: stop asking me math puzzles to figure out if I can code (countaleph.wordpress.com)
872 points by brryant on Oct 21, 2013 | 342 comments
3. Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary (arstechnica.com)
414 points by coloneltcb on Oct 21, 2013 | 225 comments
4. Why Does Windows Have Terrible Battery Life? (codinghorror.com)
389 points by chrisdinn on Oct 21, 2013 | 319 comments
5. The genius and folly of MongoDB (nyeggen.com)
339 points by throwawayeau on Oct 20, 2013 | 270 comments
6. Learn Haskell Fast and Hard (yannesposito.com)
311 points by psibi on Oct 21, 2013 | 126 comments
7. Experian Sold Consumer Data to ID Theft Service (krebsonsecurity.com)
310 points by cylo on Oct 21, 2013 | 79 comments
8. What’s New In Python 3.4 (python.org)
289 points by ot on Oct 20, 2013 | 72 comments
9. Google Checkout Closing Down on Nov. 20th (support.google.com)
233 points by tephra on Oct 20, 2013 | 137 comments
10. How Much Surveillance Can Democracy Withstand? (ieet.org)
208 points by broodbucket on Oct 21, 2013 | 69 comments
11. This is a valid ipv4 address (3098282570)
196 points by lcedp on Oct 20, 2013 | 94 comments
12. I’m the Accidental Owner of a Banksy (nymag.com)
189 points by c0riander on Oct 20, 2013 | 168 comments
13. The Ocean is Broken (theherald.com.au)
174 points by samdunne on Oct 20, 2013 | 43 comments
14. Design tip: Never use black (2012) (ianstormtaylor.com)
173 points by co_pl_te on Oct 20, 2013 | 63 comments
15. Is Wikipedia for Sale? (vice.com)
143 points by ohjeez on Oct 20, 2013 | 45 comments
16. Making HTTP realtime with HTTP 2.0 (docs.google.com)
142 points by bpierre on Oct 20, 2013 | 45 comments
17. On Hacking (stallman.org)
137 points by nonrecursive on Oct 21, 2013 | 44 comments
18. Was My Life Worth Living? (1934) (berkeley.edu)
132 points by t0dd on Oct 20, 2013 | 101 comments
19. Wysiwtfftwomg (markboulton.co.uk)
131 points by Isofarro on Oct 20, 2013 | 85 comments
20. The Reliability of Go (andrewwdeane.blogspot.co.uk)
133 points by babawere on Oct 20, 2013 | 140 comments
21. How to escape a monster (using calculus) (datagenetics.com)
124 points by ivoflipse on Oct 20, 2013 | 27 comments
22. 30 Window Managers in 30 Days (crunchbang.org)
116 points by randallsquared on Oct 20, 2013 | 64 comments
23. [dupe] The ocean is broken (theherald.com.au)
99 points by stfu on Oct 20, 2013 | 30 comments
24. Ask HN: I'm afraid I will always be a mediocre developer
89 points by bndr on Oct 20, 2013 | 86 comments
25. The letter Q was illegal in Turkey from 1928 until last month (lrb.co.uk)
92 points by rickyconnolly on Oct 21, 2013 | 55 comments
26. Facts about Google and Competition (google.com)
80 points by johnpark on Oct 20, 2013 | 67 comments
27. A quarter of online ad traffic is fraudulent (adweek.com)
78 points by elorant on Oct 20, 2013 | 37 comments
28. HealthCare.gov’s glitches prompt Obama to call in expert troubleshooters (washingtonpost.com)
77 points by cgtyoder on Oct 20, 2013 | 85 comments
29. Contractors See Weeks of Work on Health Site (nytimes.com)
76 points by noahlt on Oct 21, 2013 | 108 comments
30. What the SEO? – The shady world of small business SEO (dangoldin.com)
72 points by dangoldin on Oct 20, 2013 | 48 comments
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