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Stories from October 17, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. FFS SSL (wingolog.org)
447 points by jashkenas on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 152 comments
2. How Apple’s Siri Became One Autistic Boy's B.F.F (nytimes.com)
377 points by k-mcgrady on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 81 comments
3. A Raw Deal in Michigan (teslamotors.com)
347 points by lalwanivikas on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 194 comments
4. Ask HN: How do you use Docker in production?
309 points by valevk on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 151 comments
5. Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People (tobyrush.com)
255 points by Tomte on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 120 comments
6. Vitesse Data: Postgres + LLVM (vitessedata.com)
257 points by yangyang on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 37 comments
7. Disable sharing of Spotlight searches with Apple (fix-macosx.com)
244 points by teacup50 on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 134 comments
8. Arcadia: Unity 3D Development in Clojure (arcadia-unity.tumblr.com)
229 points by ramseynasser on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
9. The FBI Is Wrong: Apple’s Encryption Is in the Public Interest (wired.com)
218 points by denzil_correa on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 101 comments
10. What Is Google Chrome Helper, and Why Is It Hogging My CPU Cycles? (wired.com)
197 points by dsr12 on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 78 comments
11. Twitpic blocking archive team from backing up pictures (twitter.com)
189 points by Argorak on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 152 comments
12. The Uncle Who Works for Nintendo (correlatedcontents.com)
172 points by mikeleeorg on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 55 comments
13. Emacs 24.4 RC 1 (gnu.org)
153 points by Xyzodiac on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
14. Show HN: Sublime Text Book (sublimetextbook.com)
163 points by wesbos on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 100 comments
15. Privacy Router Anonabox Gets $600K in Crowdfunding and Huge Backlash (wired.com)
152 points by ghosh on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 88 comments
16. How Big is Email? (medium.com)
134 points by raindrift on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 22 comments
17. Coanda Effect: Understanding Why Wings Work (karmak.org)
128 points by razzaj on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 57 comments
18. Material Design Icons (github.com)
127 points by ytzvan on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
19. Some thoughts on asking for a raise (heidiroizen.tumblr.com)
115 points by whbk on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 90 comments
20. Rental America: Why the poor pay $4,150 for a $1,500 sofa (washingtonpost.com)
108 points by footpath on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 203 comments
21. Interview: Thomas Voß of Mir (linuxvoice.com)
105 points by mksaunders on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 85 comments
22. Kickstarter Freezes Anonabox Privacy Router Project for Misleading Funders (wired.com)
100 points by byoogle on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 45 comments
23. BBC to publish 'right to be forgotten' removals list (bbc.com)
100 points by mineshaftgap on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 121 comments
24. Is This the Future of Robotic Legs? (smithsonianmag.com)
106 points by bane on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 14 comments
25. About My Yosemite Review (hypercritical.co)
90 points by zdw on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
26. NASA, SpaceX Share Data on Supersonic Retropropulsion (aviationweek.com)
91 points by elektropionir on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
27. Bilingual brains: Variety makes you mentally fit (economist.com)
98 points by anishkothari on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 52 comments
28. The Search for MH 370 (Inmarsat) (cambridge.org)
86 points by wglb on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
29. My Last Day at PivotDesk (ktinboulder.com)
90 points by paulgerhardt on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
30. Argentina launches its first home-built satellite (businessweek.com)
87 points by patomolina on Oct 17, 2014 | hide | 15 comments

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