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Stories from October 20, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant (bbc.com)
510 points by pierre-renaux on Oct 21, 2014 | 74 comments
2. China collecting Apple iCloud data (greatfire.org)
491 points by denzil_correa on Oct 20, 2014 | 118 comments
3. Emacs 24.4 released (gnu.org)
381 points by auvi on Oct 20, 2014 | 174 comments
4. Hints for writing Unix tools (monkey.org)
294 points by mariusae on Oct 20, 2014 | 125 comments
5. India’s Downward Spiral (eff.org)
275 points by iprashantsharma on Oct 21, 2014 | 143 comments
6. Building Good Docker Images (bergknoff.com)
274 points by jaswilder on Oct 20, 2014 | 66 comments
7. Isaac Asimov Mulls “How Do People Get New Ideas?” (1959) (technologyreview.com)
269 points by Dnguyen on Oct 20, 2014 | 49 comments
8. Virginia Police Have Been Stockpiling Private Phone Records (wired.com)
240 points by driverdan on Oct 20, 2014 | 50 comments
9. Magic Leap Secures $542M Led by Google (techcrunch.com)
236 points by ghosh on Oct 21, 2014 | 104 comments
10. Writing C in Cython (honnibal.wordpress.com)
195 points by syllogism on Oct 20, 2014 | 54 comments
11. The Ebola Wars (newyorker.com)
192 points by cwal37 on Oct 20, 2014 | 107 comments
12. Show HN: Using computer vision to detect birds in parks (flickr.net)
195 points by sawthat on Oct 20, 2014 | 33 comments
13. Machine-Learning Maestro Michael Jordan on the Delusions of Big Data and Others (ieee.org)
185 points by vkn13 on Oct 20, 2014 | 56 comments
14. Stripe – Apple Pay (stripe.com)
183 points by Killswitch on Oct 20, 2014 | 58 comments
15. “You Don't Know JS” Book Series (github.com)
173 points by AllThingsSmitty on Oct 20, 2014 | 22 comments
16. Lab Notebook: Single Pixel Camera (gperco.com)
167 points by mmastrac on Oct 20, 2014 | 45 comments
17. PicoBrew – Counter-top home brewing machine (picobrew.com)
142 points by cek on Oct 20, 2014 | 87 comments
18. Programming by Voice: Staying Productive Without Harming Yourself (extrahop.com)
133 points by tgrosinger on Oct 20, 2014 | 77 comments
19. The Woman Who Filmed Snowden (vice.com)
122 points by dsr12 on Oct 20, 2014 | 6 comments
20. IBM Plunges as CEO Abandons 2015 Earnings Forecast (bloomberg.com)
118 points by orin_hanner on Oct 20, 2014 | 100 comments
21. Sacrificial Architecture (martinfowler.com)
120 points by resca79 on Oct 20, 2014 | 32 comments
22. Show HN: Luakernel – Lua + SQLite + musl libc running on x86 (github.com)
115 points by ers35 on Oct 21, 2014 | 24 comments
23. Payola – A Rails engine for Stripe (petekeen.net)
104 points by zrail on Oct 20, 2014 | 30 comments
24. Optifine dev on performance problems in Minecraft 1.8 (minecraftforum.net)
98 points by 10098 on Oct 20, 2014 | 92 comments
25. “The following surprisingly difficult problem was given to my son's Math Circle” (plus.google.com)
90 points by thepoet on Oct 21, 2014 | 89 comments
26. The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s (bbc.co.uk)
92 points by wldlyinaccurate on Oct 21, 2014 | 66 comments
27. The Labors of Leisure (chronicle.com)
90 points by benbreen on Oct 20, 2014 | 28 comments
28. Djangae – Run Django on Google App Engine (ota.to)
98 points by jasoncartwright on Oct 20, 2014 | 17 comments
29. Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results (apple.com)
81 points by yoda_sl on Oct 20, 2014 | 123 comments
30. Details Dumped from Tear Gas Manufacturers (bitbucket.org)
79 points by riddlr on Oct 20, 2014 | 34 comments
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