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Stories from December 2, 2008, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Reason: Why poor countries are poor. (reason.com)
97 points by jyothi on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 119 comments
2. Do you debug your website? A small unimportant bug can have huge consequences. (kalzumeus.com)
96 points by swombat on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 45 comments
3. HP founding minutes: erm, let's just do some stuff (businessofsoftware.org)
71 points by johns on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
4. What Open Source Can’t Do (xobni.com)
59 points by adamsmith on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 49 comments
5. Linux Evolution Reveals Origins of Curious Mathematical Phenomenon (physorg.com)
44 points by Anon84 on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
6. Michelin reinvents the wheel, electric motors help to retire the combustion engine (theenergyroadmap.com)
43 points by mielles on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 23 comments
7. Three Ways to Beat Burnout (hbsp.com)
42 points by peter123 on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
8. 37signals to publish a new book (37signals.com)
38 points by edu on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 32 comments
9. Design lessons from World of Goo (wolfire.com)
38 points by bd on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
10. The Incredible Convenience of Mathematica Image Processing (wolfram.com)
37 points by tlrobinson on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 17 comments
11. Apple tells Mac users: Get anti-virus (theregister.co.uk)
37 points by astrec on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 47 comments
12. Songbird 1.0 released (songbirdnest.com)
33 points by noisebleed on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 24 comments
13. The Cult of the Product (20bits.com)
28 points by ntoshev on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
14. 37signals: Put a dent in the universe (37signals.com)
27 points by twampss on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
15. Seth's Blog: Gravity is just a theory (sethgodin.typepad.com)
27 points by twampss on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 48 comments
16. Ask HN: Scalable framework for web apps?
25 points by SingAlong on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 33 comments
17. How to Stay Alive in a Terrorized Hotel (theatlantic.com)
25 points by robg on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
18. Google Calendar now supports Apple iCal (googlemac.blogspot.com)
22 points by nickb on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
19. .Tel Them Where to Find You (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
21 points by prakash on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 22 comments
20. The Future of SQL in a SaaS world: Announcing Zoho CloudSQL (zoho.com)
20 points by svrishi on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
21. Zero-Downtime Restarts with HAProxy (igvita.com)
19 points by bdotdub on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
22. Top 12 Facebook Marketing Hacks (Douchebaggery) (allfacebook.com)
16 points by humanlever on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
23. High school teacher finances school supplies by selling ads on tests (usatoday.com)
17 points by mhb on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
24. What Every European Startup Should Know: 10 Keys to Presenting Your Startup in the US (mashable.com)
15 points by markessien on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
25. Ask HN: Launched my free app, now what?
15 points by BlueSkies on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 30 comments
26. Google cannibalizing their assets? Isn’t it a bit early for that? (thenextweb.com)
15 points by joop on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 22 comments
27. Ask HN: feedback on my startup? (elephinoinc.com)
14 points by len on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 26 comments
28. Price and Popularity: The iPhone App Store’s Data Show Who’s Making The Most Money (mobileorchard.com)
13 points by sant0sk1 on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
29. How to Build and Launch a Social News Site in 21 Days (webjackalope.com)
13 points by siong1987 on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
30. Ning: The End of the Red Light District (ning.com)
12 points by johns on Dec 2, 2008 | hide | 2 comments

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