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Stories from July 15, 2008, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. In the Basement of the Ivory Tower (theatlantic.com)
170 points by crocus on July 15, 2008 | hide | 127 comments
2. Things I learnt during, and about, my PhD (ideasasylum.com)
63 points by hopeless on July 15, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
3. Lessons of Y Combinator: Things I’d do differently after 2 startups (gigaom.com)
61 points by babul on July 15, 2008 | hide | 27 comments
4. Lucky to be a Programmer (duartes.org)
60 points by edw519 on July 15, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
5. Y Combinator’s Slinkset Launches Hosted Reddits For The Masses (techcrunch.com)
60 points by nickb on July 15, 2008 | hide | 36 comments
6. It Takes a School, Not Missiles (nytimes.com)
57 points by robg on July 15, 2008 | hide | 61 comments
7. Defender of the Favicon - Playable Defender Clone in a Favicon (p01.org)
51 points by superchink on July 15, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
8. 5 questions for Y Combinator's Paul Graham (easydns.org)
48 points by babul on July 15, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
9. How to make a font of your handwriting with free software (canonical.org)
32 points by silentbicycle on July 15, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
10. WordPress 2.6 released: "a more powerful CMS" (wordpress.org)
29 points by echair on July 15, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
11. Chatterous (YC winter '08) raises angel round to integrate email, IM and SMS (venturebeat.com)
26 points by rokhayakebe on July 15, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
12. How Many Silicon Valley Startup Executives Are Hopped Up On Provigil? (techcrunch.com)
29 points by jmorin007 on July 15, 2008 | hide | 50 comments
13. Interview With Evan Williams: Summize Acquisition, API Issues And Their Revenue Model (techcrunch.com)
26 points by procyon on July 15, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
14. Scribd and Lulu Join Forces (readwriteweb.com)
25 points by trip on July 15, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
15. I Finally Understand Closures (iode.co.uk)
24 points by kirubakaran on July 15, 2008 | hide | 21 comments
16. Termite - Erlang-style concurrency for Gambit Scheme (code.google.com)
24 points by luckystrike on July 15, 2008 | hide
17. Go Games, Go Information and Go Study Tools (gobase.org)
22 points by mk on July 15, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
18. Normalize First (codeeleven.blogspot.com)
22 points by edw519 on July 15, 2008 | hide | 21 comments
19. Interview About Web 2.0 (paulgraham.com)
22 points by babul on July 15, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
20. Canada does Y Combinator - An Interview with Christopher Golda and Michael Montano (startupnorth.ca)
21 points by drm237 on July 15, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
21. Ask HN: What are some important "failure" lessons learned while doing your startup?
17 points by fiaz on July 15, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
22. My trip to Boston: The 7 tips from Y Combinator (barbarayersin.com)
17 points by drm237 on July 15, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
23. Maybe Normalizing Isn't Normal (codinghorror.com)
17 points by bdfh42 on July 15, 2008 | hide | 15 comments
24. Nontechnical 17 year old startup founder with chutzpah is asking for advice
16 points by abiek on July 15, 2008 | hide | 61 comments
25. Google's "Edit Search results" experiment (justinhileman.info)
15 points by msg on July 15, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
26. Ask HN: Is there a NYC AI startup job list anywhere?
15 points by time_management on July 15, 2008 | hide | 17 comments
27. An Attempt to Explain iPhone's Missing Copy/Paste (daringfireball.net)
14 points by superchink on July 15, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
28. What if I don't want to "join the conversation?" (dangerouslyawesome.com)
14 points by henning on July 15, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
29. Confirmed: Twitter Acquires Summize Search Engine (techcrunch.com)
13 points by nickb on July 15, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
30. A supercomputer at home (badrix.wordpress.com)
13 points by theoneill on July 15, 2008 | hide | 22 comments

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