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1. Remy – Computer-generated TCP congestion algorithm (web.mit.edu)
274 points by JoachimS on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
2. A new set of Firefox Developer Tools features (mzl.la)
256 points by xOnic on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
3. EtherCalc: Open-source web spreadsheet (ethercalc.org)
245 points by sheetjs on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 26 comments
4. Localizing Papers, Please (dukope.tumblr.com)
198 points by baxter on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 58 comments
5. My Synology NAS has been hacked by ransomware calling itself Synolocker (twitter.com/mikeevangelist)
180 points by hjuutilainen on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 150 comments
6. Macintel: The End Is Nigh (mondaynote.com)
166 points by donmcc on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 152 comments
7. Textract, a Python package for extracting text from any document (datascopeanalytics.com)
176 points by ColinWright on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
8. Introduction to Moose, Perl’s OO system (houseabsolute.com)
159 points by lelf on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 52 comments
9. $1,000 Hepatitis Pill Shows Why Fixing Health Costs Is So Hard (nytimes.com)
152 points by wallflower on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 283 comments
10. Input: Fonts for Code (fontbureau.com)
151 points by wasabian on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 41 comments
11. Replacing 32-bit loop variable with 64-bit introduces performance deviations (stackoverflow.com)
144 points by thisisnotmyname on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 22 comments
12. “Theater” vs. “Theatre”: The Great New York Times Language Swap (bitfilter.net)
125 points by recycle on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 84 comments
13. HTML5 mockups of popular devices (github.com/pixelsign)
132 points by tilt on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 15 comments
14. Cheap FPGA Development Boards: What to look for (joelw.id.au)
127 points by jestinjoy1 on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 53 comments
15. Attacked By Thugs (2004) (idlewords.com)
123 points by hubot on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 115 comments
16. Show HN: Workfrom – The best coffee shops and cafes to work from (workfrom.co)
117 points by darrenbuckner on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 74 comments
17. A Contrarian View of MITx: What Are We Doing? (web.mit.edu)
115 points by r_singh on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
18. FCC asked six more ISPs, content providers to reveal paid peering deals (arstechnica.com)
112 points by rosser on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 8 comments
19. Lightbot: Kids learn programming concepts (light-bot.com)
107 points by plurby on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
20. Designing game narrative (hitboxteam.com)
103 points by Ideka on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 26 comments
21. HN frontpage ranked by discussion activity (ycombinator.com)
96 points by mike_esspe on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 19 comments
22. Show HN: Gutenberg – A simple interface to the Project Gutenberg corpus (bitbucket.org/c-w)
94 points by c-w on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 13 comments
23. Backtracker: Radar sixth sense for cyclists (dragoninnovation.com)
82 points by jimzvz on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
24. Learning from Kaggle masters (kaggle.com)
83 points by dpmehta02 on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 4 comments
25. Facebook's Gateway Drug (nytimes.com)
83 points by applecore on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 33 comments
26. The Social Laboratory: Singapore's Surveillance State (foreignpolicy.com)
83 points by fortepianissimo on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 115 comments
27. The Lawyer’s Apprentice: How to Learn the Law Without Law School (nytimes.com)
82 points by e15ctr0n on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
28. India’s Toilet Race Failing as Villages Don’t Use Them (bloomberg.com)
72 points by eplanit on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 81 comments
29. An Android app that collects Mag-Stripe data and CVC3 codes from PayPass cards (github.com/matuskysel)
84 points by oxplot on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 56 comments
30. If all the ice melted (nationalgeographic.com)
72 points by bra-ket on Aug 3, 2014 | hide | 57 comments

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