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Stories from October 16, 2007, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. What if Google had to design their user interface to rank high on Google? (meangene.com)
61 points by nickb on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 6 comments
2. 'Second Earth' found, 20 light years away (guardian.co.uk)
54 points by pg on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 78 comments
3. Some things to do (and not do) if you aren't invited to interview with YC
49 points by jkush on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 43 comments
4. You Can't Predict Who Will Change The World (forbes.com)
28 points by keaneu on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 20 comments
5. Failing Fast - 'finding the fun' in a design (lostgarden.com)
23 points by comatose_kid on Oct 16, 2007 | hide
6. EC2 now out of limited beta; four-core and eight-core instances now available (amazonwebservices.com)
19 points by dfranke on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 11 comments
7. Paul Graham Gets Vague when Boston needs analysis (buzzboston.wordpress.com)
16 points by dshah on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 23 comments
8. Rising Tide: Email startups are hot (venturebeat.com)
14 points by brezina on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 5 comments
9. When life becomes good for a programmer (koutuk.blogspot.com)
16 points by nickb on Oct 16, 2007 | hide
10. "Un-sexy is good business" and other rules from Scott Rafer (foundread.com)
15 points by transburgh on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 3 comments
11. Forward 40: Where is LOGO? (wired.com)
13 points by nickb on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 14 comments
12. Build a $2,500 supercomputer, or about $50 per gigaflop. (zdnet.com)
13 points by nickb on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 6 comments
13. In Portal, Violating Physics Proves Weirdly Satisfying (wired.com)
13 points by amichail on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 5 comments
14. Using the Six Laws of Persuasion (thinkingserious.com)
13 points by thinkingserious on Oct 16, 2007 | hide
15. Algorithms (free book draft) (berkeley.edu)
13 points by nickb on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 1 comment
16. Coworkers Considered Harmful (internetducttape.com)
12 points by nickb on Oct 16, 2007 | hide
17. Leopard release: October 26th! (engadget.com)
12 points by nickb on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 10 comments
18. YC App - no news so far - is it good?
11 points by Jaggu on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 14 comments
19. Ask YC: Does everyone get notified?
11 points by terrymhung on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 5 comments
20. When To Dump That Great Idea (forbes.com)
11 points by ideas101 on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 1 comment
21. Ten things I love && hate about C (micropledge.com)
10 points by benhoyt on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 8 comments
22. 50x Faster Than BitTorrent: I Want (techcrunch.com)
10 points by transburgh on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 7 comments
23. Unenterprising Ireland (fintanp.wordpress.com)
9 points by theoneill on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 1 comment
24. AnnCoulter.com hacked? (anncoulter.com)
8 points by jkush on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 9 comments
25. Will Apple Open the iPhone? (businessweek.com)
7 points by terpua on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 4 comments
26. Ask VentureHacks: Is the VC Industry Doomed? (venturehacks.com)
6 points by nickb on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 2 comments
27. Mint, online money manager, raises $4.7M (venturebeat.com)
6 points by terpua on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 14 comments
28. Take a break from coding and learn how to solve the Rubik's Cube (sciencehack.com)
6 points by rami on Oct 16, 2007 | hide
29. Facebook, Quant Fund Meltdown & the Techmeme Leaderboard (oreilly.com)
6 points by bootload on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 2 comments
30. Fuzzwich: Reddit Alien 3.0 by Alexis (fuzzwich.com)
6 points by immad on Oct 16, 2007 | hide | 1 comment

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