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1. “Did you mean?” Experience in Ruby (yukinishijima.net)
455 points by yuki2448 on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 181 comments
2. 1984 v. Brave New World (lettersofnote.com)
449 points by moritzfelipe on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 195 comments
3. Old Masters: After 80, some people don’t retire. They reign (nytimes.com)
411 points by wallflower on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 104 comments
4. Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems (newsweek.com)
362 points by rcamera on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 193 comments
5. Ask HN: My 56-year-old father is a developer having a tough time finding a job
318 points by luisivan on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 216 comments
6. Verizon Wireless injecting tracking UIDs into HTTP requests
299 points by pillfill on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 146 comments
7. AWS Frankfurt, Germany Region (amazon.com)
293 points by ostrowski on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 107 comments
8. Vatican Library Puts 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online for Free (messagetoeagle.com)
280 points by Shivetya on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 134 comments
9. Y Combinator, a Two-Year-Old, and a Pregnant Wife (tiempoapp.com)
288 points by tadmilbourn on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 147 comments
10. Ten years of Ubuntu (arstechnica.com)
246 points by hpaavola on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 170 comments
11. Mono for Unreal Engine (tirania.org)
221 points by jstedfast on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 90 comments
12. Fingerprints Are Usernames, Not Passwords (2013) (dustinkirkland.com)
219 points by sc90 on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 102 comments
13. EFF Relaunches Surveillance Self-Defense Guide (eff.org)
203 points by schoen on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 46 comments
14. Migrating from AWS to AWS (instagram-engineering.tumblr.com)
206 points by mikeyk on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 15 comments
15. Are we at Peak Google? (stratechery.com)
193 points by nagarjun on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 142 comments
16. Diary of a Corporate Sellout (medium.com)
189 points by rtpg on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 35 comments
17. An Imaginary Town Becomes Real, Then Not (npr.org)
174 points by dalek2point3 on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 39 comments
18. More Cities Are Making It Illegal to Hand Out Food to the Homeless (npr.org)
166 points by jcater on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 189 comments
19. Bitcoin over Tor isn't a good idea (arxiv.org)
162 points by Anon84 on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
20. Facebook Rooms (rooms.me)
164 points by jamesjyu on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 110 comments
21. Building a Forex Trading Platform Using Kafka, Storm and Cassandra (insightdataengineering.com)
139 points by jecs321 on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 39 comments
22. A Natural A/B Test of Harassment (kongregate.com)
123 points by benologist on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 128 comments
23. Mapillary in the OpenStreetMap iD Editor (mapillary.com)
142 points by petern on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
24. China no longer has a stranglehold on the world's supply of rare earth metals (vox.com)
114 points by nkurz on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 66 comments
25. Who am I? (ycombinator.com)
111 points by networked on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
26. Comparing OCaml and Standard ML (chlipala.net)
103 points by carloscm on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
27. The laborers of content moderation on Facebook (wired.com)
101 points by InternetGiant on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 19 comments
28. Apple Maps Connect (mapsconnect.apple.com)
100 points by Aqua_Geek on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 43 comments
29. Microsoft Cloud Strength and Hardware Progress Drive Record Q1 Revenue (microsoft.com)
98 points by theatraine on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
30. Bay Area tech company caught paying imported workers $1.21 per hour (engadget.com)
103 points by akerl_ on Oct 23, 2014 | hide | 88 comments

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