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Stories from October 7, 2007, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. For once the World Bank says something smart about the real causes of prosperity (and poverty) (reason.com)
30 points by chaostheory on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 11 comments
2. 5 Myths About Sick Old Europe (washingtonpost.com)
31 points by danw on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 25 comments
3. Being a Non-Hacker in a Hacker's World (scribblesheet.co.uk)
24 points by JohnN on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 28 comments
4. Hadoop: an open source implemetation of mapreduce and a distributed file system (apache.org)
20 points by chaostheory on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 2 comments
5. Pmarca: The web and mainstream consumer behavior in 2007 (pmarca.com)
15 points by nickb on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 2 comments
6. MSNBC Acquires Newsvine (msn.com)
14 points by moses1400 on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 2 comments
7. ASUS Motherboard Ships With Embedded Linux, Web Browser (boots in 5 sec flat!) (phoronix.com)
13 points by nickb on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 6 comments
8. Slashdot's CmdrTaco Looks Back at 10 Years of 'News for Nerds' (wired.com)
11 points by mqt on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
9. The Fakebook Generation (nytimes.com)
11 points by neilc on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 6 comments
10. BT to UK customers: Share your WiFi... please! (arstechnica.com)
9 points by bootload on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 4 comments
11. Mint Rakes It In (techcrunch.com)
9 points by transburgh on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 9 comments
12. VC's Billion-Dollar Secrets (forbes.com)
7 points by ideas101 on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 3 comments
13. How To Make Your Own TinyURL service (htmlcenter.com)
7 points by moses1400 on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 3 comments
14. SafariWatir: The Watir Driver for Safari (test your Rails apps automatically in Safari) (rubyforge.org)
7 points by nickb on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
15. How Yahoo (or Facebook) Could Really Kill Google (seomoz.org)
6 points by transburgh on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 5 comments
16. Rumor: Tagged Platform will mimic Facebook Platform APIs (insidefacebook.com)
6 points by terpua on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
17. Speed Dating as a Design Method (adaptivepath.com)
6 points by danw on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
18. What is an idea worth?
6 points by mrtron on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 26 comments
19. Help find Local Perps with PostACrime (centernetworks.com)
5 points by moses1400 on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
20. Threadless Is No Longer Placeless With Retail Store (oreilly.com)
5 points by terpua on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 2 comments
21. Ethical Advertising for Web Apps (fourstarters.com)
5 points by cbetta on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
22. Gillette's fanaticism with R&D (guardian.co.uk)
5 points by _hgt1 on Oct 7, 2007 | hide | 5 comments
23. WiFi update helps eye doctors (bbc.co.uk)
4 points by nickb on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
24. How can it possibly be that we can exhaustively search an infinite space in a finite time? (sigfpe.blogspot.com)
4 points by nickb on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
25. Securing Very Important Data: Your Own (nytimes.com)
4 points by bootload on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
26. Google Top Interview Puzzles (placementsindia.blogspot.com)
4 points by nickb on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
27. Some Notes on Tim Bray's Wide Finder Benchmark in Python (effbot.org)
3 points by nickb on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
28. How "work at home" scams actually work (military.com)
3 points by oxyona on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
29. IBM's Eclipse Plugin for Hadoop, a map reduce framework (ibm.com)
3 points by chaostheory on Oct 7, 2007 | hide
30. Obscure and Ugly Perlisms in Ruby (nicksieger.com)
3 points by nickb on Oct 7, 2007 | hide

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