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Stories from January 17, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Building an open source Nest (spark.io)
662 points by simonbarker87 on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 250 comments
2. Introducing our smart contact lens project (for diabetics) (googleblog.blogspot.com)
638 points by dboyd on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 177 comments
3. Yale students made a better version of its course catalog. Yale shut it down (washingtonpost.com)
439 points by zt on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 125 comments
4. I never finish anyth (greig.cc)
334 points by 3stripe on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 103 comments
5. Announcing The Matasano/Square CTF (matasano.com)
297 points by alepper on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 72 comments
6. Chrome Is The New C Runtime (mobilespan.com)
294 points by aagr on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 142 comments
7. Go by Example (gobyexample.com)
301 points by A_Ghz on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 124 comments
8. Dropbox raises about $250 million at $10 billion valuation (wsj.com)
269 points by dctoedt on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 166 comments
9. What Happens When the President Sits Down Next to You at a Café (theatlantic.com)
242 points by pliptvo on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 146 comments
10. Spotify position in support of systemd in the default init debate (debian.org)
234 points by possibilistic on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 174 comments
11. JavaScript: The Right Way (jstherightway.org)
235 points by gnuwilliam on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 132 comments
12. Ask HN: How to find part-time developer work?
217 points by wasd on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 118 comments
13. Operating Systems: Three Easy Pieces (wisc.edu)
189 points by rubinelli on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 35 comments
14. Obama’s Changes to Government Surveillance (nytimes.com)
174 points by 001sky on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 183 comments
15. Recommended Reading List for Developers [pdf] (intel.com)
161 points by nkurz on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 60 comments
16. Keyboard innovation is making them worse (arstechnica.com)
155 points by omnibrain on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 240 comments
17. SICP in Clojure (sicpinclojure.com)
153 points by bernatfp on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 59 comments
18. Mystery Rock 'Appears' in Front of Mars Rover (discovery.com)
144 points by ck2 on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 88 comments
19. The sum of all the positive integers is not -1/12 (rongarret.info)
140 points by lisper on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 53 comments
20. Amazon Wants to Ship Your Package Before You Buy It (wsj.com)
135 points by canistr on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 121 comments
21. How startups can compete with big company perks (esft.com)
122 points by ericmsimons on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 102 comments
22. Obama's NSA 'reforms' are little more than a PR attempt to mollify the public (theguardian.com)
111 points by wittyphrasehere on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
23. Terry Tao on how to compute non-converging infinite sums (2010) (terrytao.wordpress.com)
109 points by ColinWright on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
24. Obama and the N.S.A.: Why He Can't Be Trusted (newyorker.com)
105 points by ruswick on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 43 comments
25. Is looking for Wi-Fi access points purely passive? (superuser.com)
102 points by lelf on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 46 comments
26. Ask HN: How do you deal with potential acquirers?
105 points by rexreed on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 23 comments
27. How the Drug War Disappeared the Jury Trial (outsidethebeltway.com)
98 points by jseliger on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 66 comments
28. World's First Massive Online Degree Program Starts Today (udacity.com)
102 points by ibsathish on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 66 comments
29. Pres. Obama Remarks on Intelligence Programs [video] (c-span.org)
102 points by sinak on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 115 comments
30. Why Do FM Frequencies End in an Odd Decimal? (fcc.gov)
99 points by shoeless on Jan 17, 2014 | hide | 54 comments

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