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1. The New TextSecure: Privacy Beyond SMS (whispersystems.org)
478 points by dmix on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 200 comments
2. A Star in a Bottle (newyorker.com)
276 points by numlocked on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 157 comments
3. Brazil, Europe plan undersea cable to skirt U.S. spying (reuters.com)
262 points by lelf on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 176 comments
4. Why is printing “B” dramatically slower than printing “#”? (stackoverflow.com)
260 points by marcopolis on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 116 comments
5. Reverse-Engineering Xkcd's 'Frequency' (jsvine.com)
251 points by ams1 on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 50 comments
6. What happens when placeholder text doesn’t get replaced (elezea.com)
246 points by pascal07 on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 94 comments
7. How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive (firstlook.org)
234 points by rdl on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 139 comments
8. Nokia announces the X and X+, its first Android phones (engadget.com)
230 points by wzsddtc on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 188 comments
9. Flappy Bird Ported to C64 (sos.gd)
221 points by ForHackernews on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 84 comments
10. Comcast’s deal with Netflix makes network neutrality obsolete (washingtonpost.com)
215 points by adidash on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 109 comments
11. Ruby 2.1.1 is released and Ruby turns 21 (ruby-lang.org)
217 points by petercooper on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 85 comments
12. Mt. Gox Resigns Bitcoin Foundation Board Seat (bitcoinfoundation.org)
214 points by olalonde on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 126 comments
13. ClearSkies – open-source file syncing without cloud (github.com/jewel)
190 points by urza on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 52 comments
14. Starting to Demo the Wolfram Language [video] (stephenwolfram.com)
190 points by samolang on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 71 comments
15. Facebook Open Sources flint, a C++ linter written in D (facebook.com)
197 points by andralex on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 81 comments
16. Rainbow Sort Visualisations (ljs.io)
170 points by lolo_ on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
17. Harold Ramis dies aged 69 (bbc.co.uk)
165 points by rb2e on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
18. Mt.Gox's tweets are all gone (twitter.com/mtgox)
166 points by volaski on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 102 comments
19. Announcing the new Roslyn-powered .NET Framework Reference Source (hanselman.com)
156 points by daigoba66 on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 59 comments
20. Element 14 Holding Orders Based On US Government Watch List (eevblog.com)
149 points by suraj on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 76 comments
21. The Internet Sucks: Or, What I Learned Coding X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter (1999) (gamasutra.com)
150 points by rcsorensen on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 107 comments
22. What Linux can learn from Solaris performance and vice-versa (slideshare.net)
151 points by deirdres on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
23. A Statistical Analysis of All Hacker News Submissions (minimaxir.com)
147 points by minimaxir on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
24. Are Tiny Houses the Key to Fighting Homelessness? (billmoyers.com)
136 points by yiedyie on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 127 comments
25. Why Super-Fast Internet Is Coming Super Slowly (wsj.com)
129 points by bocalogic on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 124 comments
26. Computing 10,000X more efficiently (2010) [pdf] (media.mit.edu)
134 points by luu on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 58 comments
27. IBM to Acquire Cloudant (ibm.com)
137 points by davis_m on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 23 comments
28. Doctored.js – A new kind of editor (holloway.co.nz)
125 points by holloway on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 30 comments
29. Mozilla plans '$25 smartphone' for emerging markets (bbc.co.uk)
124 points by piokuc on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 50 comments
30. Q – Execute SQL on text. Supports joins across files, RPM available (github.com/harelba)
126 points by harelba on Feb 24, 2014 | hide | 43 comments

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