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Stories from August 2, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. When It's Bad to Have Good Choices (newyorker.com)
166 points by nkurz on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 81 comments
2. Please Give Edward Snowden His Medal of Freedom Already (techcrunch.com)
162 points by brmunk on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 61 comments
3. Vision-Correcting Displays [video] (youtube.com)
172 points by pioul on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 48 comments
4. PostgreSQL/FreeBSD performance and scalability on a 40-core machine [pdf] (kiev.ua)
141 points by adamnemecek on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 16 comments
5. Patching the Newton (dadhacker.com)
106 points by zdw on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 17 comments
6. Google tips off cops after spotting child abuse images in email (sophos.com)
112 points by skreuzer on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 126 comments
7. How I Accumulated 2M Stellar in Less Than 24 Hours (medium.com)
104 points by everettForth on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 62 comments
8. The Great Colorado Weed Experiment (nytimes.com)
90 points by isaacdl on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 98 comments
9. Wikipedia Zero and Net Neutrality: Protecting the Internet as a Public Space (wikimedia.org)
92 points by user_235711 on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 38 comments
10. Most Math Problems Do Not Have a Unique Right Answer (devlinsangle.blogspot.com)
94 points by ColinWright on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 67 comments
11. Stellar account with more than one million stellars (stellar.org)
86 points by SandroG on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 57 comments
12. Shadertoy adds procedural GPU-generated music in the browser (shadertoy.com)
76 points by ykl on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 18 comments
13. Xapo – Bitcoin debit card (xapo.com)
76 points by gmazzotti on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 33 comments
14. Show HN: Miimic – Let your friends text for you (miimic.me)
85 points by jchoudh on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
15. Fantasy World OCaml (2013) (chaudhuri.info)
76 points by a0 on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 33 comments
16. Clojure Destructuring Tutorial and Cheat Sheet (gist.github.com)
75 points by falava on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 5 comments
17. MDN Database Disclosure (blog.mozilla.org)
73 points by diegocr on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 46 comments
18. Reddit's Favorite Scientist Just Got Banned for Cheating the Site (vice.com)
73 points by antr on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 64 comments
19. Replication Controversy in Psychology (slate.com)
73 points by nkurz on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 66 comments
20. Outsmarting the smart meter (honeynet.org)
68 points by lelf on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
21. Reanimating Bertha, a Mechanical Behemoth Slumbering Under Seattle (nytimes.com)
68 points by aaronbrethorst on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 33 comments
22. OpenMusic (ircam.fr)
63 points by jamesbritt on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
23. Racket v6.1 released. Undefined values from uninitialized variables eliminated (racket-lang.org)
62 points by racketlang on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 2 comments
24. The Miraculous Face Transplant of Richard Norris (gq.com)
63 points by Varcht on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 6 comments
25. When Workers Own Their Companies, Everyone Wins (newrepublic.com)
65 points by smacktoward on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 58 comments
26. Hybrid Logical Clocks (muratbuffalo.blogspot.com)
62 points by leef on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 3 comments
27. [dupe] Telehash protocol (github.com)
61 points by Sami_Lehtinen on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 13 comments
28. Twitter's User Problem: Fastest Gains Are People That Don't See Ads (wsj.com)
60 points by prostoalex on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 49 comments
29. Key Lime Pi (keylimepi.net)
54 points by markmassie on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 28 comments
30. YC Hacks 2014 Live Blog (forbes.com)
54 points by tilt on Aug 2, 2014 | hide | 5 comments

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