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Stories from October 24, 2008, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Don’t Mistake Ambition for Entitlement (mattmaroon.com)
174 points by pchristensen on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 169 comments
2. Frogmetrics: Handheld Surveys You Might Actually Want To Fill Out (YC Summer 08) (techcrunch.com)
84 points by dcurtis on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
3. Be careful of who you work for (sethgodin.typepad.com)
76 points by bdfh42 on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 43 comments
4. Starting to really grok Lisp with Brian Harvey's lectures at Berkeley. (berkeley.edu)
48 points by niels_olson on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
5. Five Years (doing mostly PHP) is Enough (alanszlosek.wordpress.com)
44 points by greaterscope on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 34 comments
6. No One Programs Any More (uni.edu)
35 points by edw519 on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 37 comments
7. Facebook in a crowd (nytimes.com)
34 points by amrithk on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
8. Roger Ebert on writing more, and better, after losing the ability to speak (suntimes.com)
32 points by henning on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
9. Ask HN: Rate my startup: IvyLees (ivylees.com)
28 points by rriepe on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 35 comments
10. Poll: Which Generation Are You?
28 points by LogicHoleFlaw on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 71 comments
11. Dropping Adsense - Saying Goodbye to $100K Per Year in Easy Income (stevepavlina.com)
28 points by hhm on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 42 comments
12. Facebook's Scribe technology now open source (facebook.com)
27 points by qhoxie on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
13. In 1901, a 14-year-old published article in a newspaper describing the world of 2001 (holy-web.blogspot.com)
24 points by nickb on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 22 comments
14. A New Fighter Jet for Google’s Founders? (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
23 points by ksvs on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
15. Ask HN: Most cost-effective method of achieving physical redundancy
23 points by dabeeeenster on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 19 comments
16. Apple's "real" earnings grew a staggering 124.6% in Q4 (appleinsider.com)
23 points by terpua on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
17. Amen Brother Cuban (mattmaroon.com)
21 points by joshstaiger on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 67 comments
18. Google App Engine Roadmap posted (code.google.com)
21 points by DocSavage on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
19. Half of US Doctors Routinely Prescribe Placebos (nytimes.com)
19 points by theoneill on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 35 comments
20. CouchDB Implementation (horicky.blogspot.com)
19 points by jwilliams on Oct 24, 2008 | hide
21. New Firefox JavaScript engine is faster than Chrome's V8 (arstechnica.com)
19 points by prakash on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 17 comments
22. Segway's new hyperdirectional RMP robot (makezine.com)
18 points by iamelgringo on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
23. BMW seeking partners for open-source car software platform (motorauthority.com)
17 points by mariorz on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
24. Tipjoy starts giving out gold stars (tipjoys2cents.blogspot.com)
16 points by ivankirigin on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
25. Initial Thoughts on The G1 (avc.com)
14 points by ciscoriordan on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
26. ASK HN: Do you remember what it was like when you first used the internet
15 points by pwoods on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 31 comments
27. Do No Evil? Google Uses Shady Ad Tactics To Edge Out Competitor (techcrunch.com)
14 points by qhoxie on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
28. Specialization (and REST) (gbiv.com)
14 points by DevinDawson on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
29. Trying out Windows on Amazon (scripting.com)
14 points by bdfh42 on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
30. Computing faces a trade-off between sovereignty and efficiency (economist.com)
13 points by portfolioexec on Oct 24, 2008 | hide | 9 comments

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