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1. An Opinionated Guide to Modern Java Development, Part 1 (paralleluniverse.co)
553 points by pron on May 1, 2014 | hide | 396 comments
2. Burying the URL (allenpike.com)
553 points by alxndr on May 1, 2014 | hide | 368 comments
3. The slow death of purposeless walking (bbc.co.uk)
353 points by k-mcgrady on May 1, 2014 | hide | 183 comments
4. Apple, Facebook, others defy authorities, notify users of secret data demands (washingtonpost.com)
324 points by trusche on May 1, 2014 | hide | 82 comments
5. Ask HN: Who is hiring? (May 2014)
336 points by whoishiring on May 1, 2014 | hide | 495 comments
6. The cost of Linux's page fault handling (plus.google.com)
260 points by LaSombra on May 1, 2014 | hide | 128 comments
7. One YouTube account's 77,000 mysterious videos (theguardian.com)
259 points by swatkat on May 1, 2014 | hide | 106 comments
8. The New Aaron Swartz Documentary Looks Powerful. Here's the Trailer (slate.com)
232 points by jamesisaac on May 1, 2014 | hide | 57 comments
9. How a Florida kid’s “stupid app” saved his family’s home (pando.com)
202 points by jamesjyu on May 1, 2014 | hide | 90 comments
10. My Experiment Opting Out of Big Data Made Me Look Like a Criminal
200 points by nthitz on May 1, 2014 | hide | 175 comments
11. Our YC Interviews (alchemist.svbtle.com)
178 points by gdi2290 on May 1, 2014 | hide | 73 comments
12. Gimli Glider (wikipedia.org)
176 points by lelf on May 1, 2014 | hide | 80 comments
13. Let's Write Some x86-64 (nickdesaulniers.github.io)
163 points by mbrubeck on May 1, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
14. Random JSON data generator (json-generator.com)
141 points by davidbarker on May 1, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
15. John Carmack's former employer claims he stole tech for Oculus VR when he left (engadget.com)
144 points by pytrin on May 1, 2014 | hide | 87 comments
16. Hugelkultur: the ultimate raised garden beds (richsoil.com)
134 points by Mz on May 1, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
17. The Launch of the Mayday Citizens' SuperPAC (lessig.tumblr.com)
134 points by famousactress on May 1, 2014 | hide | 97 comments
18. Python for Finance (amazon.com)
127 points by mjhea0 on May 1, 2014 | hide | 61 comments
19. Linux file write patterns: So you want to write to a file fast (plenz.com)
120 points by noqqe on May 1, 2014 | hide | 50 comments
20. Ask HN: Can we do a "Who's looking for work?"
121 points by jader201 on May 1, 2014 | hide | 61 comments
21. Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? (May 2014)
129 points by whoishiring on May 1, 2014 | hide | 162 comments
22. Comparing Ember and Angular (benlesh.com)
116 points by nreece on May 1, 2014 | hide | 84 comments
23. Putting the Chat into Snapchat (snapchat.com)
123 points by dnlserrano on May 1, 2014 | hide | 82 comments
24. Buttons – A button library built with Sass and Compass (alexwolfe.github.io)
119 points by djug on May 1, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
25. SpaceX granted injunction in rocket launch suit against Lockheed-Boeing (washingtonpost.com)
114 points by cryptoz on May 1, 2014 | hide | 76 comments
26. OpenBSD 5.5 Released (openbsd.org)
106 points by throwaway2048 on May 1, 2014 | hide | 62 comments
27. Null pointer dereference – new security bug for OpenSSL (openbsd.org)
99 points by openbsddesktop on May 1, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
28. Interactively Programming Flappy Bird in ClojureScript (rigsomelight.com)
107 points by brucehauman on May 1, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
29. Web Framework Benchmarks Round 9 (techempower.com)
108 points by osener on May 1, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
30. The Graphing Calculator Story (2004) (pacifict.com)
92 points by rsagula on May 1, 2014 | hide | 12 comments

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