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1. Hacker News API (ycombinator.com)
1714 points by kevin on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 298 comments
2. GitHub Student Developer Pack (education.github.com)
1022 points by dctrwatson on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 207 comments
3. Plastc Card (plastc.com)
648 points by cktsai on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 346 comments
4. SQLite 3.8.7 is 50% faster than 3.7.17 (gmane.org)
579 points by anon1385 on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 164 comments
5. Twitter sues U.S. government over ability to disclose surveillance orders (washingtonpost.com)
470 points by tshtf on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 129 comments
6. Show HN: Speeding up PostgreSQL through vectorized execution (github.com)
332 points by canguler on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
7. Rust means never having to close a socket (skylight.io)
337 points by steveklabnik on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 162 comments
8. Reverse engineering the binary data format for Star Wars: Yoda Stories (zachtronics.com)
299 points by krispykrem on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 66 comments
9. Travel planning software: The most common bad startup idea (2012) (garrytan.com)
299 points by netvarun on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 180 comments
10. A replacement for JavaScript's “alert” (github.com)
312 points by thefox on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 106 comments
11. Show HN: ReadMe.io – Beautiful Documentation Made Easy (readme.io)
266 points by gkoberger on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 79 comments
12. Finding a Video Poker Bug Made These Guys Rich (wired.com)
250 points by relham on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 173 comments
13. The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics (nobelprize.org)
241 points by sasvari on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 52 comments
14. Lecture 5, How to Start a Startup: Peter Thiel (samaltman.com)
226 points by stasy on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 79 comments
15. What we did about expired links on HN (pastebin.com)
192 points by kevin on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 96 comments
16. Failed Startup Post-Mortems (gitbooks.io)
202 points by dtlyst on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 59 comments
17. Introducing Carrot (introducingcarrot.com)
205 points by hitgeek on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 80 comments
18. Yahoo Lays Off 400 Employees In India (techcrunch.com)
169 points by sandeepeecs on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
19. Talking about “types” (cam.ac.uk)
152 points by jashkenas on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 118 comments
20. Scala – The good, the bad and the very ugly (slideshare.net)
137 points by bilalhusain on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 174 comments
21. The Limits of Friendship (newyorker.com)
122 points by applecore on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 57 comments
22. AIs are now re-writing history (robertelliottsmith.com)
116 points by mooreds on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 53 comments
23. Massive Moniker.com Breach, Valuable Domains Stolen (dotweekly.com)
100 points by yofie on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 12 comments
24. Object Oriented Programming is an expensive disaster which must end (smashcompany.com)
103 points by lkrubner on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 119 comments
25. The Placebo Effect Doesn’t Apply Just to Pills (nytimes.com)
93 points by Libertatea on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 85 comments
26. Show HN: JavaScript Battle – A daily artificial intelligence battle (javascriptbattle.com)
137 points by forrestbthomas on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
27. Flipkart, Amazon of India, has sales of $100M in one day (livemint.com)
107 points by taurussai on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
28. Up All Night: The Science of Sleeplessness (2013) (newyorker.com)
103 points by benbreen on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 20 comments
29. Samsung Electronics forecasts 60% fall in quarterly profit (bbc.co.uk)
95 points by davidbarker on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 50 comments
30. Slow is not a dirty word (jamesvandyne.com)
95 points by jamesvandyne on Oct 7, 2014 | hide | 26 comments

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