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1. Hadoop: When grownups do open source (theregister.co.uk)
61 points by sanj on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 42 comments
2. Congratulations Apple, you made the iPhone less stable than Windows Mobile (zdnet.com)
50 points by bdfh42 on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 27 comments
3. "I make $1.45 a week and I love it" (salon.com)
49 points by senthil_rajasek on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 27 comments
4. Don't Do What Your Users Say (hanfordlemoore.com)
48 points by pushcx on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
5. Why programming is a good medium for expressing poorly understood ideas (media.mit.edu)
43 points by urlwolf on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
6. GWEI - Google Will Eat Itself (gwei.org)
41 points by hhm on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
7. Small Business Willing to Pay $1/Tweet to Send Ads (balsamiq.com)
35 points by ph0rque on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 15 comments
8. Asynchronous Databases: DBSlayer and HTTP (igvita.com)
26 points by igrigorik on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
9. "Chuck Norris"-ing code (perlmonks.org)
25 points by staunch on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
10. Memoranda (a contrast of Jobs's and Ballmer's styles) (daringfireball.net)
24 points by mariorz on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
11. Adhearsion - next killer app for Ruby? (oreilly.com)
23 points by sant0sk1 on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
12. Focus on Core (davidlanger.co.uk)
22 points by madmotive on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
13. Why Do People Say "Yes?" The "6 Weapons of Influence" (fripp.com)
21 points by demandred on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
14. Here’s the Deadliest Catch: Hiring an Agency to Build Your Startup (siliconflorist.com)
21 points by lyime on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
15. Hackerfeed for News.YC
20 points by twism on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
16. About AI and neural networks (codeflow.wordpress.com)
20 points by hhm on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
17. Systemwide GMail Outage (techcrunch.com)
18 points by Mazy on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
18. Songkick (YC s07) in the Financial Times - A little chat about finding backing (ft.com)
15 points by hailpixel on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
19. In search of Western civilisation's lost classics: a library buried in AD79 is slowly revealing its secrets (news.com.au)
16 points by dood on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
20. Ask HN: Patents
14 points by jmtame on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 17 comments
21. Why Microsoft and Intel tried to kill the XO $100 laptop (timesonline.co.uk)
14 points by nickb on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
22. Doing Personal Computer Software Development in the early 80s (bhanwara.blogspot.com)
14 points by soundsop on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
23. Citi: Yep, The Kindle's A Huge Hit. $1 Billion For Amazon In 2010 (alleyinsider.com)
13 points by prakash on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
24. Microsoft worried over .NET fragmentation (sdtimes.com)
12 points by bdfh42 on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
25. Y Combinator Challenge #16 - A form of search that depends on design (astartupaday.wordpress.com)
12 points by jmorin007 on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
26. Handling Human Error in the Datacenter (spiteful.com)
12 points by slackerIII on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
27. Reminder: A few spots still open for the Cambridge/Boston Startup Meetup tonight (anyvite.com)
11 points by jmorin007 on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
28. The real surprise of the App Store isn’t number of downloads or revenue (last100.com)
11 points by danw on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
29. Internet Provider RANT (codeclimber.blogspot.com)
11 points by eVizitei on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
30. The difficult choice (sethgodin.typepad.com)
10 points by bdfh42 on Aug 11, 2008 | hide | 9 comments

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