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1. The purpose of DRM is not to prevent copyright violations (2013) (plus.google.com)
782 points by adrianmsmith on May 15, 2014 | hide | 234 comments
2. FCC approves plan to consider paid priority on Internet (washingtonpost.com)
679 points by jkupferman on May 15, 2014 | hide | 331 comments
3. OS X Command Line Utilities (mitchchn.me)
567 points by brianwillis on May 15, 2014 | hide | 235 comments
4. FSF condemns partnership between Mozilla and Adobe to support DRM (fsf.org)
459 points by mikegerwitz on May 15, 2014 | hide | 276 comments
5. Woman’s cancer killed by measles virus in trial (washingtonpost.com)
424 points by arunpjohny on May 15, 2014 | hide | 131 comments
6. Tremor-cancelling spoon for Parkinson's tremors (liftlabsdesign.com)
387 points by mhb on May 15, 2014 | hide | 89 comments
7. The Trade of the Century: When George Soros Broke the British Pound (priceonomics.com)
238 points by nols on May 15, 2014 | hide | 182 comments
8. An Opinionated Guide to Modern Java, Part 3: Web Development (paralleluniverse.co)
226 points by dafnap on May 15, 2014 | hide | 163 comments
9. Mac keyboard shortcuts (mattgemmell.com)
217 points by ingve on May 15, 2014 | hide | 121 comments
10. User Onboarding (useronboard.com)
210 points by elie_CH on May 15, 2014 | hide | 69 comments
11. The Reykjavik Confessions (bbc.co.uk)
198 points by marcopolis on May 15, 2014 | hide | 77 comments
12. What Do Animals See in a Mirror? (nautil.us)
190 points by aaronbrethorst on May 15, 2014 | hide | 79 comments
13. Leaked NYT innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age (niemanlab.org)
180 points by cpeterso on May 15, 2014 | hide | 58 comments
14. Static Site Generators (staticsitegenerators.net)
182 points by zx1986 on May 15, 2014 | hide | 120 comments
15. Edge of the Creative Commons (2013) (brentlaabs.com)
172 points by TuringTest on May 15, 2014 | hide | 65 comments
16. How extreme isolation warps the mind (bbc.com)
152 points by lvevjo on May 15, 2014 | hide | 134 comments
17. Show HN: Take It Apart (takeitapart.com)
146 points by tomkinstinch on May 15, 2014 | hide | 59 comments
18. Xiaomi launches 49-inch 4K TV for $640 (translate.google.com)
130 points by stats_lly on May 15, 2014 | hide | 107 comments
19. The Economics of a Kickstarter Project (medium.com/cameronmoll)
113 points by uptown on May 15, 2014 | hide | 66 comments
20. Peer Review as a Service: It's not about the journal (theoj.org)
113 points by ngoldbaum on May 15, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
21. Thomas Edison and the Cult of Sleep Deprivation (theatlantic.com)
107 points by hachiya on May 15, 2014 | hide | 62 comments
22. How do hedge funds get away with it? Eight theories (newyorker.com)
108 points by tristanj on May 15, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
23. When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth (2007) (craphound.com)
102 points by ux-app on May 15, 2014 | hide | 18 comments
24. PostgreSQL 9.4 Beta 1 Released (postgresql.org)
98 points by alternize on May 15, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
25. Functional programming explained in Clojure with a terminal-based game (braveclojure.com)
100 points by yawz on May 15, 2014 | hide | 30 comments
26. Show HN: Updn – HN/Reddit-style site where stories, votes, tips use Bitcoin (github.com/fisher-lebo)
97 points by aaron-lebo on May 15, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
27. Early Superoptimizer Results (regehr.org)
97 points by comex on May 15, 2014 | hide | 16 comments
28. Why Yahoo Keeps Killing Everything It Buys (wired.com)
85 points by gozzoo on May 15, 2014 | hide | 80 comments
29. How Satya Nadella Has Changed Microsoft In 3 Months (businessinsider.com)
84 points by aronvox on May 15, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
30. How Azure Web Sites Sucked in Production (elekslabs.com)
85 points by yuriyguts on May 15, 2014 | hide | 46 comments

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