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Front page stories from May 17, 2015, ordered by time spent there.

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1. Yum is dead, long live DNF (baseurl.org)
192 points by tvvocold on May 17, 2015 | 124 comments
2. Start doing more things alone (washingtonpost.com)
199 points by dlib on May 17, 2015 | 107 comments
3. UK government quietly rewrites hacking laws to give GCHQ immunity (arstechnica.co.uk)
348 points by escapologybb on May 17, 2015 | 179 comments
4. Elliptic Curve Cryptography: a gentle introduction (corbellini.name)
238 points by onestone on May 17, 2015 | 38 comments
5. Bamboo Mathematicians (nationalgeographic.com)
81 points by robrenaud on May 17, 2015 | 13 comments
6. Learning C with gdb (recurse.com)
238 points by luu on May 17, 2015 | 24 comments
7. How I do my computing (stallman.org)
334 points by fs111 on May 17, 2015 | 327 comments
8. AEADs: getting better at symmetric cryptography (imperialviolet.org)
128 points by dochtman on May 17, 2015 | 11 comments
9. About the supposed factoring of a 4096 bit RSA key (hboeck.de)
231 points by hachiya on May 17, 2015 | 33 comments
10. Snake: Full Python Scripting in Vim (github.com)
154 points by daenz on May 17, 2015 | 20 comments
11. What one may find in robots.txt (xn--thibaud-dya.fr)
393 points by cellover on May 18, 2015 | 122 comments
12. Learning the Cello as an Adult (1997) (ethanwiner.com)
92 points by JoeAcchino on May 17, 2015 | 29 comments
13. Linux kernel initialization, part 9: RCU initialization (github.com)
70 points by 0xAX on May 17, 2015 | 2 comments
14. Transistor-level simulation of the Atari 2600 (2014) (visual6502.org)
81 points by mariuz on May 17, 2015 | 10 comments
15. Sniffing GSM Traffic with HackRF (z4ziggy.wordpress.com)
95 points by evilsocket on May 17, 2015 | 20 comments
16. Structure and Interpretation of Classical Mechanics (mit.edu)
89 points by octatoan on May 17, 2015 | 20 comments
17. How a drug dealer’s IP was found out by package tracking (arstechnica.com)
93 points by r721 on May 17, 2015 | 60 comments
18. Hello, World (whitehouse.gov)
199 points by sethbannon on May 18, 2015 | 115 comments
19. First Class Statements (jle.im)
48 points by tel on May 17, 2015 | 13 comments
20. Cryptographic Data Structures (bren2010.io)
62 points by bren2013 on May 17, 2015 | 2 comments
21. No Longer Wanting to Die (opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com)
181 points by hudibras on May 17, 2015 | 100 comments
22. A Dutch City Makes Room for Its River and a New Identity (citylab.com)
66 points by solidangle on May 17, 2015 | 26 comments
23. Top data mining algorithms in plain English (rayli.net)
318 points by Rexxar on May 18, 2015 | 22 comments
24. MicroPython: Python for microcontrollers (micropython.org)
103 points by bootload on May 17, 2015 | 19 comments
25. Introduction to Higher Order Functions (comp-phil.blogspot.com)
46 points by michaelsbradley on May 17, 2015 | 1 comment
26. Using BitTorrent with Amazon S3 (amazon.com)
189 points by folz on May 18, 2015 | 75 comments
27. An Overview of Phong Shading in GLSL (github.com)
46 points by mattdesl on May 17, 2015 | 13 comments
28. Nvidia Pascal GPU Architecture to Provide 10X Speedup for Deep Learning Apps (nvidia.com)
67 points by jonbaer on May 18, 2015 | 26 comments
29. Automatically Mimicking Unique Hand-Drawn Pencil Lines (2009) [pdf] (psu.edu)
42 points by adamnemecek on May 17, 2015 | 7 comments
30. Rare book experts join forces to stop tome raiders (theguardian.com)
46 points by Thevet on May 17, 2015 | 20 comments
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