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Stories from August 31, 2016, ordered by time on the front page
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1. The Dropbox hack is real (troyhunt.com)
1313 points by joshschreuder on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 539 comments
2. Rclone: rsync for cloud storage (rclone.org)
467 points by dcu on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 129 comments
3. Smaller and faster data compression with Zstandard (facebook.com)
819 points by jamesgpearce on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 156 comments
4. Textures.js – SVG patterns for Data Visualization (riccardoscalco.github.io)
359 points by iheredia on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 32 comments
5. How a Japanese cucumber farmer is using deep learning and TensorFlow (cloud.google.com)
423 points by karmel on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 127 comments
6. Amazon Launchpad for Startups (amazon.com)
275 points by ankit84 on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 82 comments
7. Stitch – A small Python library for writing reproducible reports in Markdown (pystitch.github.io)
178 points by okket on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 18 comments
8. Speech Is 3x Faster Than Typing for English and Mandarin on Mobile Devices (stanford.edu)
175 points by rezist808 on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 128 comments
9. France: Open Access Law Adopted (openaire.eu)
266 points by okket on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 57 comments
10. Scientists find 3.7B-year-old fossil, oldest yet (phys.org)
136 points by Cozumel on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 39 comments
11. Graduate Students, the Laborers of Academia (newyorker.com)
115 points by jseliger on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 91 comments
12. Olduse.net: a 30-year delayed Usenet feed (2013) (olduse.net)
125 points by daveloyall on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 33 comments
13. Robin Hood Hashing should be the default hash table implementation (2013) (sebastiansylvan.com)
220 points by doomrobo on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 53 comments
14. Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari – How data will destroy human freedom (theguardian.com)
100 points by jordn on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 29 comments
15. Show HN: Use Meetup.com Data to Find Your Ideal City (cole-maclean.github.io)
104 points by ponderingHplus on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 34 comments
16. Pebble 4.0 Apps and Firmware Released (getpebble.com)
137 points by PetitPrince on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 73 comments
17. Record-Breaking Galaxy Cluster Discovered (nasa.gov)
90 points by okket on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 26 comments
18. Raising Money Online – Advice for Startups (themacro.com)
75 points by craigcannon on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 19 comments
19. Safe Retirement Spending Using TensorFlow (streeteye.com)
180 points by RockyMcNuts on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 76 comments
20. PRU tips: Understanding the BeagleBone's built-in microcontrollers (righto.com)
102 points by dwaxe on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 37 comments
21. Building a Scalable Postgres Metrics Backend Using the Citus Extension (citusdata.com)
96 points by mmcgrana on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 10 comments
22. A new algorithm for smoother 360 video viewing (facebook.com)
119 points by jamesgpearce on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 16 comments
23. How Mathematicians Cut Cake (priceonomics.com)
98 points by jonbaer on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 43 comments
24. The Story of the First Microprocessors (ieee.org)
103 points by jonbaer on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 20 comments
25. Grateful Dead Fan Timothy Tyler Has Been Granted Clemency (liveforlivemusic.com)
222 points by WhitneyLand on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 211 comments
26. SES-10 Launching to Orbit on SpaceX's Flight-Proven Falcon 9 Rocket (ses.com)
200 points by loourr on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 80 comments
27. On Two Views of Computation in Computer Science (pressron.wordpress.com)
107 points by pron on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 187 comments
28. Google's login page accepts a vulnerable GET parameter (aidanwoods.com)
325 points by ivank on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 128 comments
29. The story of how WoSign gave me an SSL certificate for GitHub (schrauger.com)
153 points by schrauger on Aug 31, 2016 | hide | 25 comments
30. Vipers, mambas and taipans: the escalating health crisis over snakebites (nature.com)
53 points by tetraodonpuffer on Aug 30, 2016 | hide | 34 comments

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