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Stories from August 4, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Extracting audio from visual information (mit.edu)
573 points by r0h1n on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 127 comments
2. What ORMs have taught me: just learn SQL (wozniak.ca)
372 points by numo16 on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 234 comments
3. Hotel fines $500 for every bad review posted online (pagesix.com)
344 points by mcenedella on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 234 comments
4. Sunfish: A simple but strong chess engine in 111 lines of Python (github.com)
291 points by ff_ on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 95 comments
5. Is Every Speed Limit Too Low? (priceonomics.com)
293 points by malchow on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 207 comments
6. Friendship Paradox (wikipedia.org)
288 points by Xcelerate on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 69 comments
7. GNU datamash (gnu.org)
236 points by jonbaer on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 19 comments
8. Getting rid of burnout permanently (kentnguyen.com)
226 points by kentnguyen on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 138 comments
9. Moving away from Puppet: SaltStack or Ansible? (ryandlane.com)
218 points by mikebike on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 179 comments
10. Show HN: A small virtual machine written in C (github.com)
212 points by tekknolagi on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 91 comments
11. Look at the humongous type that Hindley-Milner infers for this tiny program (spacemanaki.com)
171 points by luu on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 56 comments
12. YC Hacks Winner: Athelas – Blood imaging and analysis from your smartphone (challengepost.com)
170 points by joshmlewis on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 81 comments
13. I'm getting screwed with my stock options
152 points by concernedmitch on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 85 comments
14. In secret cyberwar game, reservist techies pummel miltary cyberwarriors (navytimes.com)
151 points by dctoedt on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 100 comments
15. Python web scraping resources (jakeaustwick.me)
158 points by dchuk on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 33 comments
16. I'm a woman CEO and it doesn't change anything (wsj.com)
157 points by mathouc on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 117 comments
17. Nemex – A tiny app that helps you to track and curate ideas and projects (nemex.io)
138 points by rootinier on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 59 comments
18. Homeless Fonts (homelessfonts.org)
129 points by ryanwhitney on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 48 comments
19. The Mobile Web should just work for everyone (msdn.com)
124 points by wfjackson on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 123 comments
20. Game of Hacks (gameofhacks.com)
139 points by lelf on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 53 comments
21. Affordable Housing Draws Middle Class to Inland Cities (nytimes.com)
104 points by jgunaratne on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 112 comments
22. Reverse Engineering a NAND Flash Device Management Algorithm (joshuawise.com)
101 points by jwise0 on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
23. The Abandoned Facebook Tech That Now Helps Power Apple (wired.com)
106 points by ycombi42 on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 33 comments
24. Adam Carolla won’t let Personal Audio drop podcast patent infringement lawsuit (slate.com)
101 points by bennesvig on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 39 comments
25. Tumblr: Hashing Your Way to Handling 23,000 Blog Requests per Second (highscalability.com)
102 points by aespinoza on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 23 comments
26. Design culture is a frozen shithole (colepeters.com)
93 points by jonphillips06 on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 41 comments
27. Xamarin Acquires Petzold (xamarin.com)
90 points by ot on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 67 comments
28. Robotic suit gives shipyard workers super strength (newscientist.com)
97 points by ultimatedelman on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 49 comments
29. Show HN: San Francisco MUNI Transit Delays, Visualized (bdon.org)
86 points by bdon on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
30. Show HN: QuoDB – Movie quote search engine based on subtitles (quodb.com)
96 points by lusob on Aug 4, 2014 | hide | 30 comments

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