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1. Computer Scientists Ask Supreme Court to Rule APIs Can’t Be Copyrighted (eff.org)
517 points by jrochkind1 on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 164 comments
2. Urbit: a personal cloud computer (urbit.org)
460 points by aberatiu on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 265 comments
3. Almost Everything in “Dr. Strangelove” Was Based on Fact (newyorker.com)
375 points by ux-app on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 160 comments
4. Bat bomb (wikipedia.org)
252 points by The_Fox on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
5. Ask HN: Founders whose startups have failed, where did life take you afterwards?
235 points by aerovistae on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 172 comments
6. Julia: A fresh approach to numerical computing (arxiv.org)
215 points by sveme on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 138 comments
7. The 5K Retina iMac’s screen runs at 60Hz at 5K resolution (arstechnica.com)
193 points by lelf on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
8. Gow – The lightweight alternative to Cygwin (github.com/bmatzelle)
175 points by pmoriarty on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 113 comments
9. OpenBazaar is a decentralized Dark Net market that's 'untouchable' by police (dailydot.com)
187 points by dil8 on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 107 comments
10. Building a CustoMac: Buyer's Guide (tonymacx86.com)
157 points by lelf on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 97 comments
11. Why I find IEEE 754 frustrating (p5r.org)
140 points by plesner on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 58 comments
12. The Man Who Disobeyed His Boss and Opened the Berlin Wall (npr.org)
120 points by adamnemecek on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
13. CC500: a tiny self-hosting C compiler (ntlworld.com)
102 points by userbinator on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 22 comments
14. Interplanetary Transport Network (wikipedia.org)
98 points by ColinWright on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 18 comments
15. Google Blacklist – Words That Google Instant Doesn't Like (2010) (2600.com)
110 points by christianbryant on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
16. Our Own Private Germany (medium.com/matter)
94 points by zvanness on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 14 comments
17. The Unbelievable Skepticism of the Amazing Randi (nytimes.com)
87 points by elemeno on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 45 comments
18. Big things to expect from Emacs 25 (endlessparentheses.com)
87 points by signa11 on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 76 comments
19. Texas Man Arrested for $4.5M Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme (forbes.com/sites/jordanmaglich)
85 points by davidst on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
20. ARM64 Open Laptop Concept (vero-apparatus.com)
84 points by edward on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 46 comments
21. Ask HN: Maybe found huge security problem, unsure what to do
80 points by sah88 on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 46 comments
22. Good Consultants vs. Bad Consultants (jacquesmattheij.com)
81 points by jacquesm on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 74 comments
23. Listeners of 'Serial' Turn into Detectives, With Troubling Results (theguardian.com)
77 points by Thevet on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
24. The 2014 Mac Mini reviewed (arstechnica.com)
67 points by bane on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
25. A Bitcoin mine went up in flames, affecting the entire network (qz.com)
67 points by wxs on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 20 comments
26. [flagged] “I can be tricked by anyone who looks like Mark Zuckerberg” (paulgraham.com)
57 points by gautambay on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 31 comments
27. Portrait of the Hilbert Curve (2010) (corte.si)
64 points by jgrodziski on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 3 comments
28. The Rise and Fall of the Full Stack Developer (techcrunch.com)
60 points by funkyy on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
29. Geoffrey Hinton: Dark Knowledge [video] (youtube.com)
63 points by etiam on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 8 comments
30. Google Web Fonts Typographic Project (femmebot.github.io)
64 points by amjd on Nov 8, 2014 | hide | 10 comments

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