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1. Tell HN: Call your mom
555 points by DanielBMarkham on May 11, 2014 | hide | 110 comments
2. Poll: What database does your company/you use?
228 points by rorhug on May 11, 2014 | hide | 95 comments
3. Transform any text into a patent application (lav.io)
206 points by dvanduzer on May 11, 2014 | hide | 33 comments
4. Google offering $1M prize for a much smaller power inverter (littleboxchallenge.com)
200 points by staunch on May 11, 2014 | hide | 88 comments
5. DuckDuckGo Goodies (duckduckgo.com)
187 points by heliumcraft on May 11, 2014 | hide | 67 comments
6. What Happened at NewsGator (inessential.com)
178 points by swilliams on May 11, 2014 | hide | 13 comments
7. Large Public Datasets (quora.com)
164 points by amazedsaint on May 11, 2014 | hide | 26 comments
8. Quantum Random Number Generator Created Using A Smartphone Camera (medium.com)
138 points by adamnemecek on May 11, 2014 | hide | 37 comments
9. Oracle continue to circumvent EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() (mjg59.dreamwidth.org)
151 points by fafner on May 11, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
10. Syntax highlighters are wrong (medium.com)
139 points by jamesfisher on May 11, 2014 | hide | 124 comments
11. Why Your Cell-Phone Bill Should Be Going Down But Isn't (readwrite.com)
138 points by nkurz on May 11, 2014 | hide | 128 comments
12. TinySSH is a small SSH server using NaCl, TweetNaCl (tinyssh.org)
129 points by elasticdog on May 11, 2014 | hide | 61 comments
13. If You Can Read This, You're SNIing (mnot.net)
129 points by mmastrac on May 11, 2014 | hide | 57 comments
14. Dumb.domains (dumb.domains)
125 points by dkasper on May 11, 2014 | hide | 66 comments
15. Job hunting is a matter of Big Data, not how you perform at an interview (theguardian.com)
122 points by Roonerelli on May 11, 2014 | hide | 80 comments
16. How the Father of Claymation Lost His Company (priceonomics.com)
119 points by benjaminfox on May 11, 2014 | hide | 18 comments
17. GitHub Down with a 503 (status.github.com)
126 points by cheese1756 on May 11, 2014 | hide | 82 comments
18. Bob – A Tarsnap GUI client for OS X (github.com)
113 points by CStorm on May 11, 2014 | hide | 15 comments
19. Ants show that emergency exits can work better when they’re obstructed (nautil.us)
109 points by leakybucket on May 11, 2014 | hide | 16 comments
20. What's wrong with systemd (landley.net)
110 points by uggedal on May 11, 2014 | hide | 109 comments
21. Take It to the Limit (2010) (opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com)
98 points by drjohnson on May 11, 2014 | hide | 14 comments
22. Things that drive me nuts about OpenGL (richg42.blogspot.com)
97 points by nkurz on May 11, 2014 | hide | 71 comments
23. UK police ask blogger to remove UKIP tweets (axeofreason.blogspot.com)
93 points by polemic on May 11, 2014 | hide | 37 comments
24. The compiler is always right (blog.mozilla.org)
88 points by nkurz on May 11, 2014 | hide | 47 comments
25. The International – Dota 2 Championships (dota2.com)
78 points by sillysaurus3 on May 11, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
26. Bell System Technical Journal, 1922-1983 (alcatel-lucent.com)
75 points by wglb on May 11, 2014 | hide | 14 comments
27. The homogenization of scientific computing (2013) (talyarkoni.org)
71 points by stickhandle on May 11, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
28. Streamparse: Pythonic processing of real-time data streams using Apache Storm (github.com)
75 points by msukmanowsky on May 11, 2014 | hide | 4 comments
29. Defending the Open Internet (nytimes.com)
72 points by chebureki on May 11, 2014 | hide | 43 comments
30. Shortwave: iBeacon-powered messaging (getshortwave.com)
70 points by siralonso on May 11, 2014 | hide | 43 comments

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