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Stories from October 21, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Firebase is Joining Google (firebase.com)
879 points by vladstoick on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 227 comments
2. My Day Interviewing for the Service Economy Startup from Hell (thebillfold.com)
604 points by TarpitCarnivore on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 274 comments
3. Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant (bbc.com)
510 points by pierre-renaux on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 74 comments
4. I Hate Puzzles: Am I Still a Programmer? (2011) (zef.me)
436 points by lordbusiness on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 255 comments
5. India’s Downward Spiral (eff.org)
275 points by iprashantsharma on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 143 comments
6. Soda May Age You as Much as Smoking (time.com)
273 points by bribri on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 248 comments
7. Strengthening 2-Step Verification with Security Key (googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com)
220 points by newscasta on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 141 comments
8. Troubling Arguments from the Government in Smith v. Obama (eff.org)
215 points by sinak on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 75 comments
9. Introducing Phoenix, Swift set free (ind.ie)
217 points by ingve on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 117 comments
10. Magic Leap Secures $542M Led by Google (techcrunch.com)
236 points by ghosh on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 104 comments
11. Twitter Natural Language Processing (cmu.edu)
207 points by jjwiseman on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
12. US Army Survival Manual (2006) [pdf] (pssurvival.com)
186 points by pappyo on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
13. Using GNU Stow to manage your dotfiles (invergo.net)
188 points by shawndumas on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
14. Avoiding systemd isn't hard (vitavonni.de)
170 points by jorgecastillo on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 105 comments
15. Lecture 9: How to Raise Money (samaltman.com)
173 points by WestCoastJustin on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
16. When Women Stopped Coding (npr.org)
141 points by ForHackernews on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 184 comments
17. The Introverted Face (theatlantic.com)
148 points by rosser on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 109 comments
18. Flat UI Colors (flatuicolors.com)
145 points by bresc on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 121 comments
19. Escape from Microsoft Word (nybooks.com)
136 points by samclemens on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 77 comments
20. Show HN: Run dedicated iOS Simulators in the browser (appetize.io)
147 points by weiyin on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 67 comments
21. A grouped pure CSS parallax demo (keithclark.co.uk)
129 points by huntermeyer on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
22. “Startup Names” by Paul Graham (2006) (messymatters.com)
125 points by climatewarrior2 on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 65 comments
23. A Brief, Opinionated History of the API [pdf] (drive.google.com)
103 points by Adrock on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
24. Show HN: Luakernel – Lua + SQLite + musl libc running on x86 (github.com)
115 points by ers35 on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
25. Xerox Alto Source Code (computerhistory.org)
106 points by bane on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 19 comments
26. Case law is set free; what next? (googlescholar.blogspot.com)
111 points by anigbrowl on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
27. The loneliest plant in the world (2011) (npr.org)
102 points by whyenot on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 19 comments
28. The ethics of the Guardian's Whisper bombshell (cjr.org)
100 points by r0h1n on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 53 comments
29. Cuckoo Filters, Practically Better Than Bloom [pdf] (cmu.edu)
100 points by chewxy on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 9 comments
30. What port should I use? (mailgun.com)
110 points by twakefield on Oct 21, 2014 | hide | 29 comments

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