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1. Applications open for winter 2009 YC funding (ycombinator.com)
74 points by pg on July 4, 2008 | hide | 39 comments
2. Thank you, Adobe Reader 9 (micropledge.com)
68 points by nickb on July 4, 2008 | hide | 32 comments
3. Stop waiting for your big idea, learn to get shit done (startupnorth.ca)
53 points by jmacd on July 4, 2008 | hide | 17 comments
4. Signs you're a bad programmer, and how to remedy them (infogami.com)
44 points by nickb on July 4, 2008 | hide | 18 comments
5. How I built a web app in six days for only Rs. 350 ($8.75) (paraschopra.com)
40 points by paraschopra on July 4, 2008 | hide | 22 comments
6. Why you only need 5 users for usability testing (useit.com)
38 points by henning on July 4, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
7. I Quit My Job (normalkid.com)
32 points by arn on July 4, 2008 | hide | 21 comments
8. Sparklines: theory and practice (edwardtufte.com)
27 points by bentoner on July 4, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
9. Y Combinator Diaries: Installment #4 (socialbias.com)
24 points by parker on July 4, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
10. Richard Stallman on Bill Gates: "It's not the Gates, it's the bars" (bbc.co.uk)
25 points by nickb on July 4, 2008 | hide | 69 comments
11. Financial Times: IT graduates struggle to find work (ft.com)
25 points by madmotive on July 4, 2008 | hide | 44 comments
12. Google's C++ testing framework is now public (googletesting.blogspot.com)
23 points by nickb on July 4, 2008 | hide
13. Kill Your Users Table (wekeroad.com)
20 points by edw519 on July 4, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
14. Google Files "FriendRank" Patent (identifies the most influential of a circle of friends) (uspto.gov)
19 points by nickb on July 4, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
15. Web Form Design Patterns: Sign-Up Forms (smashingmagazine.com)
18 points by jmorin007 on July 4, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
16. How To Raise Money For Your StartUp (jasonnazar.com)
17 points by mace on July 4, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
17. Virtual fencing: A new way of corralling cattle is being tested in New Mexico (economist.com)
17 points by davidw on July 4, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
18. Twitter Revisited (mattmaroon.com)
16 points by sant0sk1 on July 4, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
19. Hello: Macs are about to get interesting again (cultofmac.com)
16 points by theoneill on July 4, 2008 | hide | 17 comments
20. Lost scenes of "Metropolis" rediscovered (zeit.de)
15 points by gruseom on July 4, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
21. Ask HN: How does Amazon EC2 compare to shared web hosting?
14 points by geuis on July 4, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
22. Why Can't Microsoft Ship Open Source Software? (codinghorror.com)
12 points by bdfh42 on July 4, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
23. More Evidence for a Revolutionary Theory of Water (physorg.com)
10 points by terpua on July 4, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
24. How Japan Competes in a World of High Oil Prices (nytimes.com)
10 points by pierrefar on July 4, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
25. Google Should Deliver Its YouTube Data to Viacom in Paper Form (techcrunch.com)
11 points by nirmal on July 4, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
26. The World’s Top 20 Public Intellectuals (2008 edition) (foreignpolicy.com)
11 points by nickb on July 4, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
27. How Many Web 2.0 Services Have Gone Mainstream? (centernetworks.com)
11 points by moses1400 on July 4, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
28. Idea for a media startup (31fps.com)
10 points by sdpurtill on July 4, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
29. Reading EXIF data with Javascript (nihilogic.dk)
10 points by bootload on July 4, 2008 | hide
30. Piet: a programming language in which programs look like abstract paintings (dangermouse.net)
9 points by dood on July 4, 2008 | hide | 1 comment

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