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Stories from February 19, 2008, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Why are the Microsoft Office file formats so complicated? (And some workarounds) (joelonsoftware.com)
60 points by unfoldedorigami on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
2. Scribd launches new platform and iPaper (readwriteweb.com)
53 points by naish on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 35 comments
3. Fidel Castro retires (bbc.co.uk)
47 points by hollywoodcole on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 44 comments
4. Startup School 2008 (foundersatwork.com)
37 points by jmorin007 on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 24 comments
5. Top 10 Application-Design Mistakes (useit.com)
38 points by unfoldedorigami on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
6. Memcachedb (db) is a distributed key-value storage system designed for persistence (code.google.com)
35 points by staunch on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
7. Duncan Watts vs. Malcolm Gladwell: Mathematician turned sociologist challenges "Tipping Point" idea. (fastcompany.com)
28 points by fiaz on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
8. Ask YC Poll: Which is your favorite YC startup?
27 points by mercurio on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 39 comments
9. Yahoo Launches World's Largest Hadoop Production Application (yahoo.com)
25 points by toffer on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
10. 8 Big Eating Mistakes You Are Still Making (diethack.com)
24 points by german on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
11. Aviary - 18 different web-based graphics tools (viary.com)
23 points by nickb on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
12. Software Engineering Proverbs (multicians.org)
18 points by brk on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
13. Parents Rise Up Against A New Approach to Math (washingtonpost.com)
17 points by kradic on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 27 comments
14. Wealth and Religion on Flickr [graph] (flickr.com)
16 points by redorb on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
15. Rackspace Offers Cloud Computing with Mosso (techcrunch.com)
13 points by mattculbreth on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
16. Ask YC: Why hasn't Microsoft acquired Xobni already?
14 points by mercurio on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 26 comments
17. Schneier on lock-in (schneier.com)
14 points by brlittle on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
18. While Digg gets more mainstream, the story sources diversity is eroding (readwriteweb.com)
14 points by cawel on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
19. Silicon Valley Losing Middle-Wage Jobs (nytimes.com)
13 points by dskhatri on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
20. When trolls had class... (youtube.com)
11 points by sbraford on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
21. Will YouNoodle Predict Its Own Inevitable Failure? (techcrunch.com)
11 points by nickb on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 15 comments
22. America's economy risks the mother of all meltdowns (yahoo.com)
11 points by gibsonf1 on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
23. Design better Web pages with Firefox extensions (linux.com)
11 points by auferstehung on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
24. Rental Car IT - as bad as it gets? (memeagora.blogspot.com)
11 points by bdfh42 on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
25. Scribd Steps Up Its Game With iPaper (techcrunch.com)
11 points by danielha on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
26. The Attention Economy (firstmonday.org)
10 points by michael_nielsen on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
27. Mozilla Messaging (ascher.ca)
9 points by karthikv on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
28. Ask YC: Hard time at a startup
9 points by KayJayKay on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
29. Google Sued Over Google Sky Feature (enews20.com)
9 points by auferstehung on Feb 19, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
30. Arc now has a stand-alone interpreter (arclanguage.org)
9 points by rms on Feb 19, 2008 | hide

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