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Stories from July 18, 2008, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Locksmiths Pissed Off At Geeks For Letting Out The Secret: Lockpicking Is Easy (theglobeandmail.com)
86 points by nickb on July 18, 2008 | hide | 37 comments
2. Three vulnerabilities every web application developer should know about (catonmat.net)
55 points by andreydrak on July 18, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
3. If you work for Apple, we need your help... (pragdave.blogs.pragprog.com)
43 points by st3fan on July 18, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
4. Ask HN: Would free copywriting assistance appeal to you?
42 points by zacharye on July 18, 2008 | hide | 34 comments
5. Why people buy the wrong house (scienceblogs.com)
37 points by robg on July 18, 2008 | hide | 25 comments
6. JavaScript = C + Lisp (cubiclemuses.com)
37 points by raju on July 18, 2008 | hide | 17 comments
7. Who's Going to Fund the Next Steve Jobs? (wsj.com)
31 points by Mrinal on July 18, 2008 | hide | 50 comments
8. TechShop lets you use their shop equipment to fabricate anything. (techshop.ws)
30 points by newton on July 18, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
9. Robots are getting cleverer and more dexterous. Their time has almost come (economist.com)
24 points by theoneill on July 18, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
10. Why Silicon Valley Should Be Worried (gigaom.com)
25 points by dpapathanasiou on July 18, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
11. Ninety-Nine Lisp Problems (ic.unicamp.br)
25 points by parenthesis on July 18, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
12. Help a fledgling professional programmer makes some important career decisions.
23 points by alnayyir on July 18, 2008 | hide | 77 comments
13. Ask HN: how do i move 5 GB of photos?
22 points by jgamman on July 18, 2008 | hide | 57 comments
14. Annotations on ANSI Common Lisp (northwestern.edu)
21 points by parenthesis on July 18, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
15. Ask YC: prove commitment within two months?
21 points by Tichy on July 18, 2008 | hide | 28 comments
16. MIT's Guru of Low-Tech Engineering Fixes the World on $2 a Day (popularmechanics.com)
20 points by joshwa on July 18, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
17. Jessica Livingston Speaking at Business of Software Conference in Boston (foundersatwork.com)
17 points by theoneill on July 18, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
18. Microsoft's Real Problem: The Second Coming of Apple (alleyinsider.com)
18 points by nickb on July 18, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
19. How long does it take to develop a "good" product? (friendfeed.com)
18 points by paul on July 18, 2008 | hide | 18 comments
20. Logic, Programming and Prolog [free book] (liu.se)
17 points by parenthesis on July 18, 2008 | hide
21. Dealing With Bad Apples (codinghorror.com)
16 points by sant0sk1 on July 18, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
22. The Charges Against ActionScript 3.0 (insideria.com)
16 points by DocSavage on July 18, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
23. NYC Meetup: Sunday at 7:30PM at Radegast Hall
16 points by yummyfajitas on July 18, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
24. The Future of Science (michaelnielsen.org)
15 points by michael_nielsen on July 18, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
25. Pradipta's Rolodex: Ruby on Rails Reverse Flash Mob (reverberate.org)
15 points by dpapathanasiou on July 18, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
26. Ask HN: Professional Python IDEs?
15 points by JabavuAdams on July 18, 2008 | hide | 43 comments
27. Wikipedia Tries Approval System to Reduce Vandalism on Pages (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
15 points by nickb on July 18, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
28. Four Reasons Most Startups Fail (And How Yours Can Succeed) (hbsp.com)
13 points by jmorin007 on July 18, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
29. My Top 10 Worst Business Ideas (shoemoney.com)
14 points by breck on July 18, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
30. OpenGo - A Go Programming Environment (inventivity.com)
13 points by mk on July 18, 2008 | hide | 2 comments

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