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Stories from December 28, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. How Expedia Buys Its Way To The Top Of Google (nenadseo.com)
494 points by jmarbach on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 155 comments
2. A glimpse into a new programming language under development at Microsoft (lambda-the-ultimate.org)
235 points by Garbage on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 224 comments
3. Gfycat - Jiffier gifs through HTML5 video conversion (gfycat.com)
236 points by BeTmAsTeR on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 72 comments
4. Architect's Dream House: Less Than 200 Square Feet (npr.org)
213 points by RougeFemme on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 150 comments
5. Ask HN: What book changed your life in 2013?
209 points by fraqed on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 177 comments
6. Bitcoin and positive vs. normative economics (krugman.blogs.nytimes.com)
201 points by the_economist on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 506 comments
7. How to Make Perfect Thin and Crisp French Fries (2010) (seriouseats.com)
193 points by shawndumas on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 73 comments
8. A Soft Murmur – Ambient sounds to wash away distraction (asoftmurmur.com)
190 points by gabemart on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 81 comments
9. Rust is surprisingly expressive (steveklabnik.com)
199 points by steveklabnik on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 146 comments
10. How Blender started, twenty years ago (blender.org)
184 points by unwind on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
11. The Rust standard library no longer has any scheduling baked into it (mail.mozilla.org)
180 points by steveklabnik on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 69 comments
12. Happy new year and goodbye bzip2 (kernel.org)
158 points by Morgawr on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 31 comments
13. MAME 0.151 ROMs (archive.org)
134 points by moepstar on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 46 comments
14. Immutability, MVCC, and garbage collection (xaprb.com)
135 points by mattrjacobs on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 46 comments
15. A Patent From 2004 Describes Dual EC As Key Escrow (twitter.com)
109 points by tptacek on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 39 comments
16. XSS in Gmail through Rapportive (kotowicz.net)
110 points by xSwag on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 13 comments
17. Advanced Computer Architecture Reading List (ucf.edu)
102 points by luu on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 5 comments
18. Ask HN: Skype, but properly peer-to-peer?
109 points by ColinWright on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 76 comments
19. Help me bring Black Girls Code to Brooklyn - I'm matching the first $5K (crowdtilt.com)
102 points by kn0thing on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 230 comments
20. Google’s Chromebooks Have Hit Their Stride (techcrunch.com)
94 points by kirtijthorat on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 129 comments
21. From near-death to Silicon Valley CEO (mercurynews.com)
89 points by didgeoridoo on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 12 comments
22. Why Clipperz is moving out of the US (clipperz.com)
81 points by rdl on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 21 comments
23. How to Escape the Community College Trap (theatlantic.com)
81 points by vellum on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 39 comments
24. Guide to Leaving your Mac (gigasquidsoftware.com)
76 points by gigasquid on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 119 comments
25. Learn Sanskrit Online (learnsanskrit.org)
78 points by yati on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 79 comments
26. Valproate reopens critical-period learning of absolute pitch (frontiersin.org)
71 points by thelogos on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 14 comments
27. Beat This Level, Get A Programming Job (codecombat.com)
69 points by nwinter on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 72 comments
28. Saving the Lost Art of Conversation (theatlantic.com)
70 points by zt on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 22 comments
29. Bogo-bogosort (dangermouse.net)
64 points by luu on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 32 comments
30. Accuracy takes power: a 3GHz quest to build a perfect SNES emulator (2010) (arstechnica.com)
64 points by shawndumas on Dec 28, 2013 | hide | 22 comments

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