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1. Live Coding in VR with Oculus Rift, Firefox WebVR, JavaScript, Three.js [video] (youtube.com)
719 points by adamnemecek on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 126 comments
2. Zen Buddhism and Alan Watts (aeon.co)
268 points by jonbaer on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 146 comments
3. Google to Make Security Guards Employees, Rather Than Contractors (wsj.com)
257 points by adidash on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 144 comments
4. Hewlett-Packard Plans to Break in Two (wsj.com)
162 points by dctoedt on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 112 comments
5. How does a computer chip work? (quora.com)
158 points by pinkyand on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
6. How the Z80's registers are implemented (righto.com)
142 points by zdw on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
7. Why Apple's iPhone encryption won't stop NSA (siliconexposed.blogspot.com)
143 points by todd8 on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
8. Firechat and nearby communication (breizh-entropy.org)
128 points by firehosed on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 28 comments
9. 1041uuu Pixel Art (1041uuu.tumblr.com)
116 points by opusdie on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 11 comments
10. Autothysis SSD drives impede unauthorised access (securedrives.co.uk)
119 points by _ks3e on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
11. On the Computational Complexity of MapReduce (jeremykun.com)
116 points by panarky on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 7 comments
12. Naive Bayes and Text Classification I – Introduction and Theory (sebastianraschka.com)
115 points by rasbt on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
13. Our Understanding of Giraffes Does Not Measure Up (nytimes.com)
117 points by dnetesn on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
14. Why haven't quadcopters been scaled up yet? (stackexchange.com)
111 points by vitoc on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
15. Cheap Beer and the Psychology of PlayStation Now Pricing (psychologyofgames.com)
106 points by adidash on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 31 comments
16. The Most Ambitious Environmental Lawsuit Ever (nytimes.com)
106 points by metermaid on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 26 comments
17. Bitcoin falls below $300, lowest in 11 months (bitcoinwisdom.com)
117 points by sillysaurus3 on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 104 comments
18. OpenBSD 5.6: What will be there (openbsd.org)
104 points by lelf on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 81 comments
19. What is probabilistic programming? (pl-enthusiast.net)
95 points by tianyicui on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 9 comments
20. Glut of postdoc researchers stirs quiet crisis in science (bostonglobe.com)
99 points by jmnicholson on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 70 comments
21. Why do roots of polynomials tend to have absolute value 1? (mathoverflow.net)
89 points by enthdegree on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 17 comments
22. Building a testable Go web app (sourcegraph.com)
93 points by rgarcia on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 14 comments
23. Show HN: Generate interactive heatmaps from your Google Location History data (theopolisme.github.io)
67 points by grepper on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 17 comments
24. HexLogic – Logic gates in a hexagon grid (anubiann00b.github.io)
64 points by anubiann00b on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 21 comments
25. Kurt Vonnegut, the Art of Fiction No. 64 (1977) (theparisreview.org)
64 points by dnetesn on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 5 comments
26. Dubai detectives to get Google Glass (reuters.com)
57 points by matthijs_ on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 52 comments
27. English Proficiency Index (ef.com)
58 points by happyscrappy on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 22 comments
28. A new type of software helps researchers decide what they should be looking for (economist.com)
60 points by nopinsight on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 3 comments
29. Ask HN: Have you rejected an offer to work on a project because of self-doubt?
47 points by joeclef on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
30. The Power of Interoperability: Why Objects Are Inevitable (2013) [pdf] (cmu.edu)
51 points by brianhempel on Oct 5, 2014 | hide | 43 comments

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