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1. Startup Marketing Advice from Balsamiq Studios (balsamiq.com)
82 points by ajbatac on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
2. Keep track of all the Y Combinator startups on one Slinkset-powered site (ycstartups.com)
78 points by kn0thing on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
3. The demographic inversion of the American city. (tnr.com)
63 points by kf on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 53 comments
4. Reaching the $5 Million Club Takes an Open Mind (yahoo.com)
57 points by breck on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 41 comments
5. Great visualization of olympic medals won by year (nytimes.com)
55 points by elsewhen on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 23 comments
6. Dying baby saved when doc designed & built dialysis machine from scratch in garage (bbc.co.uk)
54 points by kirubakaran on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 25 comments
7. Shutdown of the LHC, by Kevin Black (fqxi.org)
50 points by hhm on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 22 comments
8. The (Highly Controversial) YouNoodle Startup Predictor Is Coming (techcrunch.com)
49 points by sdpurtill on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 62 comments
9. The curse of the upvote (unalone.net)
42 points by unalone on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 26 comments
10. YC08 Summer Founders Hosting Hacker Meetup in Cambridge. Come Join Us (anyvite.com)
41 points by jmorin007 on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
11. Niklaus Wirth: Compiler Construction (Addison Wesley book) (ethz.ch)
39 points by Anon84 on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
12. So you launched your startup here first (last week, month...). Now how is it doing?
37 points by rokhayakebe on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 36 comments
13. Team Compensation by Mary Poppendieck [pdf] (poppendieck.com)
36 points by d0mine on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 33 comments
14. On Our Project, We're Always 90% Done (codinghorror.com)
34 points by bdfh42 on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
15. Steve Jobs: MobileMe "not up to Apple's standards" (arstechnica.com)
34 points by joshwa on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
16. A Bunch of Great Strategies for Using Memcached and MySQL Better Together (highscalability.com)
33 points by ajbatac on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
17. Git Magic (stanford.edu)
33 points by chaostheory on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
18. How Our Culture Keeps Students Out of Science (chronicle.com)
30 points by crocus on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 43 comments
19. Collaborative Applicant Management with Startuply (startuply.com)
27 points by LukeG on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 17 comments
20. Javascript: Stop Fighting It (blainebuxton.com)
22 points by Ben65 on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
21. Killing SMS (rdicker.com)
22 points by newton on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
22. Ask YC: A Hacker's Dilemmaa?
22 points by iamdave on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
23. Should you ignore the n00bs? (sethgodin.typepad.com)
21 points by bdfh42 on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
24. Ask PG: Did you start YC with your own money?
21 points by quellhorst on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
25. Ask HN: Web app feedback (intelligent chatting system) (circleofconversation.com)
21 points by benjamincanfly on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 27 comments
26. A course of pure mathematics, by G.H. Hardy (full text online) (umich.edu)
19 points by hhm on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
27. 37signals Live debuting tomorrow (Tues) at 3pm CDT (37signals.com)
18 points by pbnaidu on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
28. DailyCandy Bought by Comcast for $125 million (techcrunch.com)
16 points by diego on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
29. California can't give state employees a pay cut, thanks to its ancient COBOL payroll system (sacbee.com)
16 points by timr on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
30. A simple fix for the default Apache config (redromelogic.com)
15 points by chaostheory on Aug 5, 2008 | hide | 7 comments

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