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1. Poll: Where are you currently living?
1132 points by Systemic33 on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 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 | hide | 342 comments
3. How to get rid of old stuff, sell it for more, and use Amazon as cheap storage (benguild.com)
512 points by benguild on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 139 comments
4. Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary (arstechnica.com)
414 points by coloneltcb on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 225 comments
5. Why Does Windows Have Terrible Battery Life? (codinghorror.com)
389 points by chrisdinn on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 319 comments
6. Startup School 2013 Doodles (startupnotes.org)
350 points by simonebrunozzi on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 74 comments
7. Learn Haskell Fast and Hard (yannesposito.com)
311 points by psibi on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 126 comments
8. Experian Sold Consumer Data to ID Theft Service (krebsonsecurity.com)
310 points by cylo on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 79 comments
9. Wikipedia editors, locked in battle with PR firm, delete 250 accounts (arstechnica.com)
238 points by Jtsummers on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 110 comments
10. How Much Surveillance Can Democracy Withstand? (ieet.org)
208 points by broodbucket on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 69 comments
11. CryptoSeal (YC S11) Shutting Down Private VPN (cryptoseal.com)
205 points by Udo on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 119 comments
12. The First App Store (makegameswith.us)
186 points by jvrossb on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 45 comments
13. Visualise the structure of a spreadsheet (slateforexcel.com)
182 points by crrashby on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 71 comments
14. Show HN: Unirest (unirest.io)
174 points by sinzone on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 67 comments
15. ZeroVM: Smaller, Lighter, Faster (rackspace.com)
163 points by bretpiatt on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 79 comments
16. The Melancholy of Subculture Society (gwern.net)
153 points by gwern on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 54 comments
17. Project Shield (withgoogle.com)
159 points by ashishbharthi on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 86 comments
18. NYTimes's Pogue going to Yahoo (pogueman.tumblr.com)
150 points by nirvanatikku on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 70 comments
19. France summons U.S. ambassador over spying report (reuters.com)
148 points by stfu on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 61 comments
20. Kids Were Terrified of Getting MRIs. Then One Man Figured Out a Better Way (slate.com)
145 points by rfreytag on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 82 comments
21. Weather in your terminal, with ANSI colors and Unicode symbols (github.com/fcambus)
145 points by fcambus on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 48 comments
22. On Hacking (stallman.org)
137 points by nonrecursive on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 44 comments
23. Post-mortem of a Dead-on-Arrival SaaS Product (petekeen.net)
141 points by zrail on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 84 comments
24. The inside story of Bombardier’s $4-billion gamble on a super quiet jet (canadianbusiness.com)
121 points by uladzislau on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 54 comments
25. The End of Stanford? (newyorker.com)
116 points by mjfern on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 103 comments
26. Soylent Closes $1.5M In Seed Funding From Lerer, Andreessen Horowitz (techcrunch.com)
101 points by MattRogish on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 176 comments
27. The letter Q was illegal in Turkey from 1928 until last month (lrb.co.uk)
92 points by rickyconnolly on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 55 comments
28. Windows 8.1: Not Using Secure Boot? Don't Worry We'll Let You Know (tom-pryor.co.uk)
86 points by Tomdarkness on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 76 comments
29. Google Cloud Datastore (cloud.google.com)
80 points by valhallarecords on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 41 comments
30. Contractors See Weeks of Work on Health Site (nytimes.com)
76 points by noahlt on Oct 21, 2013 | hide | 108 comments

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