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Stories from August 14, 2007, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Hacker News (ycombinator.com)
150 points by pg on Aug 14, 2007 | 76 comments
2. Norvig: How to write a spelling corrector (norvig.com)
63 points by mk on Aug 15, 2007 | 7 comments
3. We are living in someone else's computer simulation (nytimes.com)
57 points by mhb on Aug 14, 2007 | 41 comments
4. Luck and the entrepreneur, part 1: The four kinds of luck (pmarca.com)
43 points by eposts on Aug 14, 2007 | 13 comments
5. Indian mathematicians discovered infinite series in 1350 (physorg.com)
45 points by pg on Aug 14, 2007 | 13 comments
6. Does your project need a Cool Cam? (worsethanfailure.com)
31 points by dood on Aug 15, 2007 | 8 comments
7. The Importance of Design in Business (particletree.com)
24 points by unfoldedorigami on Aug 14, 2007 | 1 comment
8. Film about Ramanujan (math genius died at 33) being made (bbc.co.uk)
24 points by terpua on Aug 14, 2007
9. Raising Money: Every morning wake up and say to yourself 'They need me more than I need them.' (xobni.com)
18 points by adamsmith on Aug 14, 2007
10. TV show panel full of experts tells entrepreneur his idea is worthless, he proves them wrong (dailymail.co.uk)
20 points by nickb on Aug 14, 2007 | 6 comments
11. First Google Health Screenshots (blogoscoped.com)
18 points by dawie on Aug 14, 2007 | 2 comments
12. The Beam of Light That Flips a Switch That Turns on the Brain (nytimes.com)
14 points by farmer on Aug 14, 2007
13. The #1 reason excuse for programmers legitimately slacking off (not if you use Lisp ;) (xkcd.com)
17 points by nickb on Aug 15, 2007 | 3 comments
14. Data and Codata (sigfpe.blogspot.com)
14 points by nostrademons on Aug 14, 2007
15. Nasdaq's New Portal Market: IPO Alternative for Startups? (washingtonpost.com)
16 points by dpapathanasiou on Aug 14, 2007 | 7 comments
16. Potato powered webserver (d116.com)
15 points by Keios on Aug 14, 2007 | 1 comment
17. Group-O-Matic (My Startup Launch!) (groupomatic.com)
15 points by epi0Bauqu on Aug 14, 2007 | 19 comments
18. JavaScript:The World's Most Misunderstood Programming Language (crockford.com)
13 points by mk on Aug 15, 2007 | 3 comments
19. A List Apart: Staying Motivated (alistapart.com)
12 points by kkim on Aug 14, 2007
20. Can software start-ups succeed with non-programmer founder(s)?
11 points by NoMoreSnow on Aug 15, 2007 | 17 comments
21. Dumb But Profitable. 10 Million Dollar Ideas That Shouldn't Have Worked (madconomist.com)
11 points by nickb on Aug 14, 2007 | 3 comments
22. BarCampBlock in Palo Alto - this weekend - anyone attending? (barcamp.org)
9 points by RyanGWU82 on Aug 15, 2007 | 6 comments
23. Bayesianism: The Rationalist's swiss army knife, power saw, and flamethrower (yudkowsky.net)
8 points by jey on Aug 14, 2007 | 2 comments
24. Google Health coming tomorrow: Electronic Medical Records (EMR) for everyone? (googlesystem.blogspot.com)
8 points by ratsbane on Aug 14, 2007 | 2 comments
25. Linden Lab's CFO explains how the economy works in the virtual community. (technologyreview.com)
7 points by ivankirigin on Aug 15, 2007
26. On Pricing Strategy
7 points by rrival on Aug 14, 2007 | 15 comments
27. uncov on timebridge: 8.5 million raised for google calendar feature (uncov.com)
6 points by acgourley on Aug 14, 2007
28. Facebook entrepeneur event: 2-day conference on social network platforms (andrewchen.typepad.com)
6 points by andrewmobile on Aug 14, 2007 | 1 comment
29. Find a co-founder at the weekend of code (8th/9th of September) (ning.com)
6 points by Tichy on Aug 14, 2007 | 3 comments
30. Discussion about the new voting system
6 points by mcxx on Aug 15, 2007 | 4 comments
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