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1. NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide (washingtonpost.com)
1604 points by nqureshi on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 592 comments
2. Announcing The Dark Mail Alliance – Founded by Silent Circle and Lavabit (silentcircle.wordpress.com)
565 points by cylo on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 209 comments
3. Does life end after 35? (kzhu.net)
530 points by hakkasan on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 220 comments
4. Cisco to release BSD-licensed H.264 stack (brendaneich.com)
327 points by padenot on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 175 comments
5. Users complain their Dell 6430u laptops smell like cat piss (dell.com)
307 points by kmfrk on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 159 comments
6. Java Virtual Machine in pure Node.js (github.com/yaroslavgaponov)
286 points by binarymax on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 138 comments
7. Let’s Build a Compiler (1995) (iecc.com)
247 points by _virtu on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 56 comments
8. Why Meteor will kill Ruby on Rails (differential.io)
247 points by joshowens on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 323 comments
9. The Battle for Power on the Internet (schneier.com)
238 points by hatchan on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 30 comments
10. Mozilla will add H.264 to Firefox as Cisco makes push for WebRTC’s future (gigaom.com)
218 points by gz5 on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 62 comments
11. George Orwell: Politics and the English Language (1946) (alexgolec.github.io)
206 points by yk on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 62 comments
12. The Impossible Music of Black MIDI (rhizome.org)
183 points by wodow on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 175 comments
13. Mac Pros, Ara, and Modularity (jjcm.org)
179 points by jjcm on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 112 comments
14. Comments on Cisco, Mozilla, and H.264 (xiphmont.livejournal.com)
182 points by 0x006A on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 19 comments
15. California woman ticketed for wearing Google Glass while driving (plus.google.com)
180 points by tga on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 295 comments
16. Hacker News was down
172 points by daraosn on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 94 comments
17. Insect-inspired flying robot handles collisions, goes where other robots can’t (robohub.org)
165 points by robotgal on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 41 comments
18. Microsoft Research uses Kinect to translate between spoken and sign languages (thenextweb.com)
156 points by hackhackhack on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 25 comments
19. Stalin's Rope Roads (theatlantic.com)
152 points by v4us on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 32 comments
20. Startup Idea: Solve Personal Analytics (kirigin.com)
155 points by socmoth on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 97 comments
21. Principal Component Analysis for Dummies (georgemdallas.wordpress.com)
147 points by jackkinsella on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 31 comments
22. Show HN: Popcorn Messaging – Anonymously chat with people within 1 mile (appsto.re)
126 points by drum on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 130 comments
23. iPad Air Review (anandtech.com)
122 points by wittyphrasehere on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 100 comments
24. HealthCare.gov deferred final security check, could leak personal data (arstechnica.com)
118 points by Cbasedlifeform on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 101 comments
25. Pakistani family of drone strike victim gives harrowing testimony to Congress (theguardian.com)
112 points by labinder on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 84 comments
26. Andrew Kim: Minimal to the max (microsoft.com)
103 points by sheikhimran01 on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 58 comments
27. CircleCI security incident (circleci.com)
108 points by markhelo on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 45 comments
28. You can build cool stuff with WebRTC in five minutes (simplewebrtc.com)
104 points by ajslater on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 14 comments
29. Chromium: "MathML is not something that we want at this time" (code.google.com)
91 points by dak1 on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 103 comments
30. Evidence that dendrites actively process information in the brain (kurzweilai.net)
88 points by atpaino on Oct 30, 2013 | hide | 31 comments

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