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Stories from October 25, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Don't run 'strings' on untrusted files (lcamtuf.blogspot.com)
392 points by robinhouston on Oct 25, 2014 | 214 comments
2. Pro Git, 2nd Edition (git-scm.com)
411 points by petercooper on Oct 25, 2014 | 79 comments
3. Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns (washingtonpost.com)
306 points by bane on Oct 25, 2014 | 177 comments
4. Plover: Thought to Text at 240 WPM (2013) [video] (youtube.com)
288 points by zaroth on Oct 26, 2014 | 119 comments
5. Law Lets I.R.S. Seize Accounts on Suspicion, No Crime Required
236 points by 001sky on Oct 25, 2014 | 130 comments
6. We Just Thought, 'This Is How You Start a Company in America' (forbes.com)
223 points by staunch on Oct 25, 2014 | 86 comments
7. Will It Optimize? (2010) (ridiculousfish.com)
177 points by jeffreyrogers on Oct 25, 2014 | 26 comments
8. Ask HN: Is the semantic web still a thing?
178 points by sysk on Oct 26, 2014 | 113 comments
9. RC fighter model UAV build in Jet engine 360+mph [video] (youtube.com)
131 points by MichaelAO on Oct 26, 2014 | 95 comments
10. The Problem with Positive Thinking (nytimes.com)
103 points by donmcc on Oct 25, 2014 | 20 comments
11. Why Google wants to replace Gmail (computerworld.com)
99 points by nkurz on Oct 25, 2014 | 69 comments
12. How statically linked programs run on Linux (2012) (thegreenplace.net)
107 points by arunc on Oct 25, 2014 | 7 comments
13. An Introduction to Semiconductor Economics (adapteva.com)
97 points by mpoloton on Oct 25, 2014 | 2 comments
14. On becoming an expert C programmer (isthe.com)
105 points by atdt on Oct 26, 2014 | 76 comments
15. A startup CEO drives for Uber (venturebeat.com)
102 points by elmyraduff on Oct 26, 2014 | 55 comments
16. FPV Mini Quadcopter Racing Videos (fpvracing.tv)
91 points by fpvracing on Oct 26, 2014 | 32 comments
17. Ice Cream and Distributed Systems (brooker.co.za)
90 points by mjb on Oct 25, 2014 | 5 comments
18. Engelbart's Violin (2012) (loper-os.org)
87 points by pmoriarty on Oct 26, 2014 | 27 comments
19. Binary Search Eliminates Branch Mispredictions (2012) (pvk.ca)
89 points by luu on Oct 25, 2014 | 18 comments
20. Even Tetris is hard to test (jwhitham.org)
87 points by shalmanese on Oct 26, 2014 | 41 comments
21. Living with Schizophrenia: Coffee and Friends (well.blogs.nytimes.com)
87 points by k-mcgrady on Oct 25, 2014 | 9 comments
22. Indian Air Force Issues Security Warning; Xiaomi Clears the Air (ibtimes.co.in)
89 points by chdir on Oct 25, 2014 | 29 comments
23. Recreating the spectrogram face (danielrapp.github.io)
79 points by DanielRapp on Oct 25, 2014 | 19 comments
24. Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay (theverge.com)
73 points by gws on Oct 25, 2014 | 66 comments
25. Show HN: Startup Utility – Collection of Startup Resources (startuputility.com)
90 points by bigcatns16 on Oct 25, 2014 | 31 comments
26. Hand Coded Assembly Beats Intrinsics in Speed and Simplicity (danluu.com)
76 points by nkurz on Oct 25, 2014 | 28 comments
27. Stealthy startup Soft Machines launches virtual CPU cores (pcworld.com)
72 points by kjhughes on Oct 25, 2014 | 30 comments
28. William Gibson Writes the Future (gq.com)
70 points by Thevet on Oct 25, 2014 | 40 comments
29. Show HN: “Did You Mean?” for Python (github.com)
66 points by jamesdutc on Oct 25, 2014 | 10 comments
30. The Curious Case of Human Hibernation (inhumanexperiment.blogspot.com)
71 points by edward on Oct 25, 2014 | 4 comments
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