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1. The Birth and Death of JavaScript [video] (destroyallsoftware.com)
635 points by gary_bernhardt on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 227 comments
2. The New Linode Cloud: SSDs, Double RAM and much more (linode.com)
584 points by qmr on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 275 comments
3. Gabriel García Márquez, Literary Pioneer, Dies at 87 (nytimes.com)
548 points by antr on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 160 comments
4. Ask HN: What source code is worth studying?
403 points by SatyajitSarangi on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 166 comments
5. How Americans Die (bloomberg.com)
378 points by minimax on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 141 comments
6. An Update on HN Comments
339 points by sama on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 262 comments
7. Another Big Milestone for Servo: Acid2 (blog.mozilla.org)
345 points by dherman on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 96 comments
8. Quantum Entanglement Drives the Arrow of Time (simonsfoundation.org)
319 points by jonbaer on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 145 comments
9. Go Performance Tales (jmoiron.net)
296 points by signa11 on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 41 comments
10. Ubuntu 14.04 released (ubuntu.com)
279 points by pjvds on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 126 comments
11. Seznam, a Czech search company, previews 3D maps (mapy.cz)
274 points by rplnt on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 87 comments
12. British Pathé Puts Over 85,000 Historical Films on YouTube (openculture.com)
254 points by jamesbritt on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 35 comments
13. Dropbox acquires Hackpad (YC W12) (hackpad.com)
257 points by yukichan on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 149 comments
14. I wish I could read Wikipedia like this (assaflavie.com)
234 points by assaflavie on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 61 comments
15. The Design Flaw That Almost Wiped Out an NYC Skyscraper (slate.com)
232 points by x43b on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 88 comments
16. Dropbox acquires Loom (YC W12) (loom.com)
231 points by ukd1 on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 145 comments
17. PourOver: A library for simple, fast filtering and sorting in the browser (nytimes.github.io)
224 points by jsvine on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 49 comments
18. Boring Systems Build Badass Businesses (devopsu.com)
191 points by samscully on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 108 comments
19. Isotopic 256 (jamesdonnelly.github.io)
180 points by epenn on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
20. CSS Vocabulary (pumpula.net)
175 points by pasiaj on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 35 comments
21. QEMU 2.0.0 Released (gmane.org)
174 points by sciurus on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 74 comments
22. How Can Yahoo Be Worth Less Than Zero? (bloombergview.com)
165 points by foobarqux on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 119 comments
23. The Linux Security Circus: On GUI isolation (theinvisiblethings.blogspot.fr)
148 points by simonbrown on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
24. Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds' (npr.org)
146 points by ptwobrussell on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
25. Consul, a new tool for service discovery and configuration (hashicorp.com)
135 points by BummerCloud on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 57 comments
26. Yahoo spends $58 million to fire its chief operating officer (washingtonpost.com)
119 points by xmpir on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 109 comments
27. Fear of Macros (greghendershott.com)
101 points by zitterbewegung on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 30 comments
28. [flagged] Dropbox's Condoleezza Rice advocating for warrantless NSA surveillance (drop-dropbox.com)
104 points by pr0zac on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 34 comments
29. Tell HN: I will build you a working MVP for $2,345 (prototypefor2345.com)
101 points by brandonhsiao on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 86 comments
30. Why The Clock is Ticking for MongoDB (rhaas.blogspot.com)
92 points by turrini on Apr 17, 2014 | hide | 136 comments

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