Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit | 2014-12-21 login
Stories from December 21, 2014
Go back a day, month, or year. Go forward a day, month, or year.
1. “Warning: Do Not use my mirrors/services until I have reviewed the situation” (gmane.org)
883 points by chummm on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 157 comments
2. How to Be an Expert in a Changing World (paulgraham.com)
452 points by jayzalowitz on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 117 comments
3. Page load fail makes it difficult to cook cornbread in the woodstove (debian.org)
243 points by JoshTriplett on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 80 comments
4. How to Design Programs, Second Edition (neu.edu)
228 points by olalonde on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 39 comments
5. So you want to learn type theory (purelytheoretical.com)
169 points by psygnisfive on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 47 comments
6. “I am not authorizing you to release a Ruby port of Metaphone 3” (github.com/threedaymonk)
300 points by matthewmacleod on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 208 comments
7. “Openntpd is not vulnerable.” (gmane.org)
126 points by e12e on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 64 comments
8. N reasons why the spooks love Tribler (torproject.org)
223 points by _wmd on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 59 comments
9. Scientists Find Evidence of Viking Presence in Arctic Canada (sci-news.com)
129 points by Petiver on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 35 comments
10. Apple EFI Firmware Security Vulnerabilities (trmm.net)
150 points by SpaceInvader on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
11. Before Google, Who Knew? (npr.org)
122 points by bhaumik on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 56 comments
12. A Spaniard in Samarkand, 1404 (2012) (resobscura.blogspot.com)
112 points by benbreen on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 5 comments
13. Is_computer_on_fire() (2000) (everything2.com)
117 points by adamnemecek on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 56 comments
14. How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids from How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning (kqed.org)
113 points by ColinWright on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 73 comments
15. ShellCheck: a static analysis and linting tool for sh/bash scripts (shellcheck.net)
93 points by pmoriarty on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 20 comments
16. U.S. ends TARP with $15.3B profit (cnn.com)
127 points by prostoalex on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 90 comments
17. Reverse-engineering the Kayak app with mitmproxy (shubhro.com)
73 points by shbhrsaha on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 39 comments
18. Gallery of Processor Cache Effects (igoro.com)
119 points by arunc on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 15 comments
19. TOCC: A Tool for Obsessive Compulsive Classifiers (t-o-c-c.com)
57 points by pmoriarty on Dec 20, 2014 | hide | 3 comments
20. Causal Inference Book (hsph.harvard.edu)
76 points by cottonseed on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 1 comment
21. Usenet, updated in real time as it was thirty years ago (olduse.net)
77 points by ukandy on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 26 comments
22. Algorithms playground for common questions solved in Ruby syntax (github.com/sagivo)
78 points by sagivo on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 19 comments
23. A collection of disassembled and commented source of parts of MS-DOS 1.0 (github.com/mist64)
33 points by Audiophilip on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 6 comments
24. FizzBuzz Enterprise Edition (github.com/enterprisequalitycoding)
135 points by hglaser on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 49 comments
25. Incremental Plans to Improve Python Packaging (curiousefficiency.org)
63 points by pmoriarty on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 37 comments
26. How a Massachusetts man invented the global ice market (bostonglobe.com)
74 points by bwanab on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 6 comments
27. “Committed on 22 May 1981” (github.com/mist64)
64 points by galapago on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 15 comments
28. Days of the year when Americans are most drunk, visualized (washingtonpost.com)
43 points by percept on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 6 comments
29. Volcanic sand has been credited with the longevity of Rome’s ancient monuments (washingtonpost.com)
44 points by danielharan on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 31 comments
30. Why switching jobs is almost always a good idea (alexpotato.com)
106 points by alexpotato on Dec 21, 2014 | hide | 102 comments

Guidelines | FAQ | Lists | API | Security | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: