If you want a quick overview of the absolute top tech news stories on Hacker News, Daily Hacker News has you covered. Daily Hacker News helps readers filter out the best stories on Hacker News quickly. We built our super simple website to aggregate the top technology news stories on any given day. Our site is structured to allow visitors who love Hacker News to watch each story increase or decrease in popularity in real time.
The Daily Hacker News algorithm
Our Hacker News aggregator is powered by an algorithm that scrapes current stories on Hacker News and indexes the best five articles of the day based on the score of each story and which ones are most popular. Once our algorithm has chosen the five top Hacker News stories of the day, they are posted by day for readers to review on our website. Visitors can also scroll down to view previous top five lists by date, going directly to each article on the site where it originally appeared or going to the comment area about the article on the Y Combinator site to discuss. Visitors can also upvote their favorite articles.