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Stories from December 7, 2008, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. 6 Credit Card Processing Facts Nobody Tells You (letsfreckle.com)
117 points by ahoyhere on Dec 8, 2008 | 42 comments
2. Genetic Programming: Evolution of Mona Lisa (rogeralsing.com)
111 points by bdfh42 on Dec 8, 2008 | 26 comments
3. Burning out on Capistrano (Jamis Buck) (groups.google.com)
101 points by swombat on Dec 7, 2008 | 37 comments
4. Not My Gorilla (daringfireball.net)
79 points by nuclear_eclipse on Dec 8, 2008 | 39 comments
5. Can Dropbox Be Trusted?
67 points by sant0sk1 on Dec 8, 2008 | 32 comments
6. I've Seen the Future, and It Has a Kill Switch (schneier.com)
66 points by pmjordan on Dec 7, 2008 | 29 comments
7. I Can't Decide (icantdeci.de)
54 points by IsaacSchlueter on Dec 8, 2008 | 46 comments
8. Shoes 2 Makes Its Debut (shoooes.net)
41 points by bprater on Dec 8, 2008 | 21 comments
9. OpenPoker, a scalable poker server written in Erlang, is public on GitHub (wagerlabs.com)
40 points by wagerlabs on Dec 7, 2008 | 14 comments
10. Most Underhyped Apps of 2008 (lifehacker.com)
37 points by jwilliams on Dec 7, 2008 | 13 comments
11. Analysis: more than 16 cores may well be pointless (arstechnica.com)
35 points by alexandros on Dec 7, 2008 | 46 comments
12. Brain-boosting drugs for healthy people (go.com)
32 points by dilanj on Dec 8, 2008 | 64 comments
13. Tcl the Misunderstood (not too new) (antirez.com)
31 points by pmarin on Dec 7, 2008 | 17 comments
14. Is cold sore virus responsible for Alzheimer's Disease? (sciencedaily.com)
31 points by alexwg on Dec 7, 2008 | 6 comments
15. How I learnt to love Perl (dmclaughlin.com)
30 points by prakash on Dec 7, 2008 | 44 comments
16. Lightweight Web Services (confreaks.com)
29 points by qhoxie on Dec 8, 2008 | 1 comment
17. Be Patient For TextMate 2 (cultofmac.com)
26 points by KevinBongart on Dec 7, 2008 | 19 comments
18. What is the most intrusive wart on your favourite programming language?
23 points by apgwoz on Dec 8, 2008 | 70 comments
19. 3D Animation of LHC operation. (youtube.com)
23 points by jsmcgd on Dec 7, 2008 | 1 comment
20. Reglib vs JQuery (sun.com)
21 points by qhoxie on Dec 8, 2008 | 2 comments
21. Techcrunch interviews Zuckerberg (techcrunch.com)
20 points by vaksel on Dec 7, 2008 | 11 comments
22. Financing your free software with Google AdSense (invece.org)
19 points by apgwoz on Dec 7, 2008 | 6 comments
23. The IE6 Equation (24ways.org)
17 points by ctingom on Dec 8, 2008 | 12 comments
24. Scarsdale Adjusts to Life Without Advanced Placement Courses (nytimes.com)
16 points by pg on Dec 7, 2008 | 10 comments
25. Pre-steal this book (sethgodin.typepad.com)
14 points by terpua on Dec 7, 2008 | 5 comments
26. I fell in love with an assassin (patdollard.com)
13 points by flashgordon on Dec 7, 2008 | 8 comments
27. Getting started with split-testing (startuplessonslearned.blogspot.com)
13 points by peter123 on Dec 7, 2008 | 2 comments
28. Google gets frugal (time.com)
13 points by rochers on Dec 7, 2008 | 4 comments
29. In hard times, fear can impair decision-making (nytimes.com)
12 points by bootload on Dec 8, 2008 | 6 comments
30. Freelance Web Developer Best Practices? (slashdot.org)
11 points by illumen on Dec 8, 2008
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