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1. FTP Server at LSUHealth New Orleans (samsclass.info)
342 points by nwalfield on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 95 comments
2. I Ghostwrite Chinese Students' Ivy League Admissions Essays (vice.com)
282 points by misiti3780 on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 217 comments
3. Notes on bookmarks from 1997 (notes.pinboard.in)
220 points by spindritf on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 52 comments
4. Common App Rejections (developer.apple.com)
220 points by kmfrk on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 128 comments
5. 71 TiB DIY NAS Based on ZFS on Linux (louwrentius.com)
164 points by ors on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 129 comments
6. If programming languages were weapons (tipling.com)
159 points by lelf on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
7. Boeing Flies on 99% Ada (adaic.com)
150 points by galapago on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 157 comments
8. Space Shuttle and Space Station Photographed Together (nasa.gov)
146 points by otoolep on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
9. AnandTech Publisher Anand Shimpi Headed to Apple (recode.net)
140 points by mstolpm on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 48 comments
10. Avoiding Event Chains in Single Page Applications (code-experience.com)
130 points by dmnd on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
11. Popping a shell on the Oculus developer portal (bitquark.co.uk)
114 points by bitquark on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 16 comments
12. Bayesian vs. frequentist: squabbling among the ignorant (madhadron.com)
110 points by madhadron on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 38 comments
13. Embedding Scheme for a game mission scripting DSL (carloscarrasco.com)
106 points by carloscm on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
14. A call to arms: Helping Internet services accept anonymous users (torproject.org)
102 points by erkose on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 15 comments
15. Richard Dawkins' response to “What scientific idea is ready for retirement?" (edge.org)
101 points by __Joker on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 71 comments
16. DebConf 2014's QA with Linus Torvalds [video] (debian.net)
109 points by caiobegotti on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
17. A Financial Model Comparing Car Ownership with UberX in Los Angeles (gohe.ro)
95 points by kaleazy on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 111 comments
18. Curl.io – Share files from your terminal or ssh (curl.io)
107 points by dizda on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 65 comments
19. This is why you never end up hiring good developers (qz.com)
94 points by jpkenobi on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 50 comments
20. Want to fight climate change? Build more nuclear power (csmonitor.com)
78 points by markmassie on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 158 comments
21. Apple Working with American Express on iPhone 6 Mobile Payments (recode.net)
80 points by srikar on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 75 comments
22. Uber and Lyft Have Become Indistinguishable Commodities (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
80 points by prostoalex on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 62 comments
23. Do Students Really Have Different Learning Styles? (kqed.org)
76 points by akbarnama on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 39 comments
24. Random Startup Generator (ykombinator.com)
76 points by bwy on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
25. Replicated PostgreSQL with pgpool2 (stapelberg.de)
73 points by secure on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 45 comments
26. [dupe] HabitRPG – A free habit-building app that treats your life like a game (habitrpg.com)
70 points by phreeza on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 33 comments
27. The FCC’s next CTO is a net neutrality expert (washingtonpost.com)
67 points by Libertatea on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 4 comments
28. Shen is a portable functional programming language (shenlanguage.org)
65 points by curtis on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 34 comments
29. Transforms – Tool for web developers (westciv.com)
63 points by DLion on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 10 comments
30. Interview with an Adware Author (2009) (philosecurity.org)
54 points by ANTSANTS on Aug 31, 2014 | hide | 17 comments

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