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Stories from December 16, 2014
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1. Farewell, Dr. Dobb's (drdobbs.com)
1029 points by andrewbinstock on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 320 comments
2. Good News You May Have Missed in 2014 (gatesnotes.com)
656 points by prajjwal on Dec 15, 2014 | hide | 114 comments
3. Android: I don't need your permission (danlew.net)
540 points by dopkew on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 183 comments
4. Fun with your friend's Facebook and Tinder sessions (robertheaton.com)
488 points by aitskovi on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 55 comments
5. BPG Image Comparison (xooyoozoo.github.io)
357 points by rayshan on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 123 comments
6. Post mortem of my one game a month (usebox.net)
273 points by reidrac on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 65 comments
7. Federal Court Throws Out Six Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance (eff.org)
233 points by pwg on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 104 comments
8. The most popular web sites every year since 1996 (washingtonpost.com)
233 points by brandonhall on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 102 comments
9. Bitcoin Developer Guide (bitcoin.org)
247 points by dollaaron on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 71 comments
10. The FBI Used the Web’s Favorite Hacking Tool to Unmask Tor Users (wired.com)
182 points by dnetesn on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 55 comments
11. Millennium Falcon's SFX Demonstrated by Sound Designer Ben Burtt (1980) [video] (youtube.com)
163 points by shawndumas on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 20 comments
12. Amazon's Jeff Bezos on profits, failure, succession, big bets (businessinsider.com)
176 points by davidw on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 38 comments
13. You Don't Need JQuery (garstasio.com)
240 points by rnicholus on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 192 comments
14. Neal Stephenson Joins Magic Leap (magicleap.com)
251 points by carloscm on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 162 comments
15. A redesign of the Django websites (djangoproject.com)
258 points by olasitarska on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 97 comments
16. Our 6 TB Hard Drive Face-Off (backblaze.com)
204 points by ehPReth on Dec 15, 2014 | hide | 85 comments
17. NASA’s $349M monument to its drift (washingtonpost.com)
176 points by wallflower on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 87 comments
18. Introducing Libscore: A PageRank for JavaScript Libraries (medium.com/shapiro)
118 points by applecore on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
19. Confidentiality at FastMail (fastmail.com)
136 points by brongondwana on Dec 15, 2014 | hide | 53 comments
20. Clever (YC S12) Gets $30M to Become the Login Layer for Education Apps (techcrunch.com)
93 points by sethbannon on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
21. Apple Stops Online Sales in Russia Over Ruble Fluctuations (bloomberg.com)
186 points by coloneltcb on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 176 comments
22. New Zealand’s crusade to rid itself of mammals (newyorker.com)
124 points by fennecfoxen on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 90 comments
23. New York Magazine's Boy Genius Investor Made It All Up (observer.com)
226 points by ColinWright on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 132 comments
24. Simulating squishy pixel-art spaceships on the GPU (mattkeeter.com)
89 points by mkeeter on Dec 15, 2014 | hide | 18 comments
25. Christmas Carol and other eigenvectors (evelinag.com)
69 points by spiffytech on Dec 15, 2014 | hide | 5 comments
26. Larry Lessig’s Long Walk (medium.com/backchannel)
115 points by steven on Dec 15, 2014 | hide | 35 comments
27. UNSW researchers set record in solar energy efficiency (unsw.edu.au)
104 points by prostoalex on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
28. Before Detroit Can Move On, It Needs to Upgrade from Windows XP (fivethirtyeight.com)
71 points by ryan_j_naughton on Dec 15, 2014 | hide | 46 comments
29. Student Doodles from the Middle Ages (studio360.org)
92 points by benbreen on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 8 comments
30. Google Earth API has been deprecated (developers.google.com)
127 points by nclaburn on Dec 16, 2014 | hide | 22 comments

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