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1. WhatsApp Co-Founder Donates $1M to FreeBSD Foundation (freebsdfoundation.blogspot.com)
1230 points by swills on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 204 comments
2. How I Start: Haskell (howistart.org)
369 points by kungfooguru on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 57 comments
3. OSIRIS spots Philae drifting across the comet (esa.int)
245 points by lentil_soup on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 125 comments
4. Algorithms on Khan Academy – a collaboration with Dartmouth College professors (khanacademy.org)
360 points by pamelafox on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 43 comments
5. Bup – towards the perfect backup (wrouesnel.github.io)
287 points by hachiya on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 96 comments
6. For Sale: 50,000 Bitcoins (usmarshals.gov)
273 points by martinko on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 136 comments
7. The Programmer's Price: Want to hire a coding superstar? Call the agent (newyorker.com)
374 points by eroo on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 216 comments
8. What does the NSA think of academic cryptographers? (scottaaronson.com)
229 points by robinhouston on Nov 16, 2014 | hide | 34 comments
9. Introducing Snapcash (snapchat.com)
269 points by kevando on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 193 comments
10. Google’s NSA alliance: Deals between Silicon Valley and the security state (salon.com)
164 points by doctorshady on Nov 16, 2014 | hide | 37 comments
11. Tornado Without a GIL on PyPy STM (morepypy.blogspot.com)
160 points by fijal on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 65 comments
12. An Opinionated Treatise on Cosmos, a New Programming Language (medium.com)
137 points by mccosmos on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 64 comments
13. All Hacker News Evergreen Stories Ordered by Score (contextly.com)
178 points by 10001110101 on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
14. Japan Falls into Recession (wsj.com)
187 points by ssclafani on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 199 comments
15. Keeping Secrets (medium.com)
240 points by ghosh on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
16. Postgres 9.4 feature highlight: Indexing JSON data with jsonb data type (otacoo.com)
200 points by ghosh on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 39 comments
17. Show HN: A Python Spider System with Web UI (github.com)
159 points by binux on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
18. VP8 and H.264 to both become mandatory for WebRTC (andreasgal.com)
147 points by kinetik on Nov 16, 2014 | hide | 74 comments
19. BitTorrent Sync security and privacy analysis (hackitoergosum.org)
131 points by nimbs on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 41 comments
20. LSD-assisted psychotherapy for anxiety with a life-threatening disease (sagepub.com)
119 points by aethertap on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 71 comments
21. Give me back my sanity: How I had to install Pandoc in a CentOS Docker container (gist.github.com)
109 points by grownseed on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
22. Unraveling NSA's TURBULENCE Programs (sesek.com)
153 points by acqq on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 26 comments
23. Source code of Polish electoral voting system? (github.com)
111 points by tartle on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 62 comments
24. From native code to browser: Flash, Haxe, Dart or asm.js? (infognition.com)
95 points by bufo on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
25. The Dutch Village Where Everyone Has Dementia (theatlantic.com)
125 points by prawn on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 43 comments
26. Xv6 – A Simple Unix-Like Teaching Operating System (csail.mit.edu)
99 points by jcr on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 28 comments
27. Why curl defaults to stdout (haxx.se)
166 points by akerl_ on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 96 comments
28. GNU GLOBAL source code tagging system (gnu.org)
89 points by pmoriarty on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 20 comments
29. Good Game: The Rise of the Professional Cyber Athlete (newyorker.com)
99 points by austinz on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 31 comments
30. Young Brits in Silicon Valley (theguardian.com)
91 points by kul on Nov 17, 2014 | hide | 39 comments

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