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Stories from March 17, 2008, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. New Video of BigDog Quadruped Robot Is So Stunning It's Spooky (youtube.com)
192 points by paulsb on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 91 comments
2. Martian Headsets (joelonsoftware.com)
79 points by bdfh42 on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 31 comments
3. Why bother having a resume? (sethgodin.typepad.com)
64 points by comatose_kid on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 60 comments
4. Is fragmentation bad? (paulbuchheit.blogspot.com)
44 points by jmorin007 on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
5. Story of the Mexican Fisherman (trackthetime.com)
38 points by ctingom on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 25 comments
6. Clickpass (YC 07) launches - Founder's launch story, feelings and post-analysis (immadsnewworld.com)
36 points by danielha on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
7. Black Swans - unexpected movements in financial markets. (gladwell.com)
35 points by mdemare on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
8. Wall Street fears for next Great Depression (independent.co.uk)
34 points by moog on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 24 comments
9. Reddit is so normal (new front page algorithm brings more diverse content from subreddits) (reddit.com)
30 points by rms on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
10. The latest version of Dexter walks faster and more robustly. (anybots.com)
28 points by KB on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
11. Ask YC: Can someone explain this JP Morgan buyout of Bear Stearns for me?
28 points by mk on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 23 comments
12. Rails search benchmarks (evanweaver.com)
26 points by sant0sk1 on Mar 17, 2008 | hide
13. Xkcd: Mythbusters and Zombie Feynman (xkcd.com)
24 points by rglovejoy on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 36 comments
14. From BFS to ZFS: past, present, and future of file systems (arstechnica.com)
24 points by iamelgringo on Mar 17, 2008 | hide
15. Paul Krugman: The B Word - "things are falling apart as you read this." (nytimes.com)
23 points by tomh on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
16. Ask YC: Impact of Recession on Startup Financing?
22 points by enki on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 19 comments
17. Spaghetti-Western coding (raganwald.com)
22 points by bdfh42 on Mar 17, 2008 | hide
18. Ask YC: What happened to Thinkature?
19 points by mpc on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
19. Ruby on Rails: the Duplo generation (railsontherun.com)
19 points by iamelgringo on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
20. Google: DoubleClick Employees Must Re-Apply For Their Own Jobs (startupearth.com)
19 points by kevr on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
21. I've launched my alpha (using Heroku); thoughts?
18 points by ph0rque on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 31 comments
22. RetailMeNot Sales Figures (techcrunch.com)
17 points by chaostheory on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
23. You Don't Have to Ditch the Day Job (businessweek.com)
17 points by drm237 on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
24. Bret Taylor of FriendFeed on "Google's strategy tax" (video) (cnn.com)
15 points by prakash on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
25. Companies that don't require resumes (squidoo.com)
14 points by Alex3917 on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
26. Four console games you might like... (steve-yegge.blogspot.com)
14 points by eb on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
27. Ask YC: How important do you think it is to have a blog?
13 points by aagha on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
28. New Google source code browsing tool (google-opensource.blogspot.com)
13 points by bootload on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
29. The Next Slum? (theatlantic.com)
13 points by jlhamilton on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
30. Get Back your Screen Space: Maximize Firefox Viewing Area (makeuseof.com)
11 points by marrone on Mar 17, 2008 | hide | 2 comments

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