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1. How to hire an idiot (from the 'How to sell your software for $20,000' guy) (nukemanbill.blogspot.com)
220 points by rob on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 42 comments
2. Part-time apps developers getting rich (9to5mac.com)
90 points by asp742 on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 50 comments
3. The Trolls Among Us (nytimes.com)
83 points by Alex3917 on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 98 comments
4. Last.fm Blog: Quality Control (last.fm)
85 points by alex_c on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 18 comments
5. The Secret Curse of Expert Archers (nytimes.com)
58 points by robg on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 26 comments
6. 'Major discovery' from MIT primed to unleash solar revolution (web.mit.edu)
59 points by nreece on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 34 comments
7. Smart-people traps (tinygigantic.com)
42 points by senthil_rajasek on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 38 comments
8. What They Never Told You About Handling B2B Transactions (userscape.com)
37 points by yangyang42 on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
9. Coffee shop programmer (12monkeys.co.uk)
36 points by hassy on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 32 comments
10. A photo that can steal your Facebook and most other accounts (computerworld.com)
36 points by nickb on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 23 comments
11. Hippies, Nerds, and Lumpenprogrammers (perforce.com)
32 points by raganwald on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 31 comments
12. 6 Y Combinator Startups I Would Have Invested In Back Then (onstartups.com)
29 points by markbao on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
13. The Web's Dirty Little Secret (howtosplitanatom.com)
30 points by inglorian on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
14. Bruce Schneier on the recent DNS vulnerability (schneier.com)
30 points by soundsop on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 24 comments
15. Web Design Pattern (37signals.com)
30 points by greev on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
16. Stack Overflow Private Beta Begins (stackoverflow.com)
28 points by raganwald on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 25 comments
17. Tipjoy (YC winter 08) Adds Auto-Twitter Integration So You Can Tweet Your Tips (mashable.com)
22 points by markbao on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
18. Park nomad, laptop in tow, calls bushes home (sfgate.com)
23 points by dangoldin on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
19. IPhone Tethering Returns To Apple’s App Store (techcrunch.com)
21 points by dawie on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
20. Giles Coren's letter to Times subs (guardian.co.uk)
21 points by raganwald on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
21. Confessions of a Car Salesman (edmunds.com)
20 points by helveticaman on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
22. Firefox market share exceeds 20%, Internet Explorer dips below 70% (tgdaily.com)
18 points by prakash on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
23. California judge rules early cell phone termination fees illegal (yahoo.com)
19 points by brianlash on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 22 comments
24. Social Thing (Techstars) Acquired By AOL (techcrunch.com)
19 points by jasonlbaptiste on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
25. Amazon To Acquire Abebooks (techcrunch.com)
17 points by drm237 on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
26. The real cost of starting a startup? (gregduffy.com)
17 points by gduffy on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
27. Yuil is now 4hoursearch.com (4hoursearch.com)
16 points by timtrueman on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
28. Ask HN: Why don't more web developers found startups?
16 points by matt1 on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 46 comments
29. The forgotten Americans who ended in the gulag (nysun.com)
15 points by peakok on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
30. It’s the Software, Not You (nytimes.com)
14 points by pbnaidu on Aug 1, 2008 | hide | 10 comments

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