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1. Advice from a once burnt-out programmer (miketec.org)
136 points by anuraggoel on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 52 comments
2. The Single Most Important Career Question You Can Ask Yourself (softwarebyrob.com)
114 points by swapspace on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
3. Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles (oreilly.com)
107 points by agrinshtein on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
4. A Defense of libertarianism (and response to Zed, etc.)
90 points by grandalf on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 175 comments
5. Ask HN: What can't you do in Excel?
85 points by pg on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 194 comments
6. Ask YC: Do any of you find yourself reading comments before the actual link?
71 points by shafqat on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 86 comments
7. Ask HN: 5-7 months of living expenses left; terrified. Advice?
57 points by recession on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 97 comments
8. Google Blog Converter (Google's tool to move blog data between services) (google-opensource.blogspot.com)
33 points by anuraggoel on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
9. Bright - a free collection of 148 icons (iconeden.com)
32 points by anuraggoel on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
10. Ask HN: Any DIY/installable alternatives to Dropbox?
31 points by adnymarc on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
11. Rare is the leader who can actually write well (wsj.com)
30 points by robg on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
12. Using MapReduce to compute PageRank (michaelnielsen.org)
30 points by soundsop on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
13. High RAM servers - why so expensive?
29 points by FiReaNG3L on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
14. Objective-C, Ruby and Python for Cocoa (theocacao.com)
29 points by swombat on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
15. How to send a personal email (sethgodin.typepad.com)
27 points by astrec on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
16. You Can Look -- But Don't Touch (sciencedaily.com)
27 points by swapspace on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
17. Ask HN: Musicians?
20 points by lincolnq on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 65 comments
18. Lovepixel Zoom (Lovepixel + Seadragon + AppEngine) (lovepixelzoom.appspot.com)
18 points by bd on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
19. Bricks, Bikes, and Code (andreyf.tumblr.com)
18 points by andreyf on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
20. Losing everything, and seeing it as an invitation to a better life. (nytimes.com)
17 points by robg on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
21. In Venting, a Computer Visionary Educates (nytimes.com)
15 points by kalvin on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
22. TrueMotion's amazing 3D game controller makes the Wii look like a toy (technologizer.com)
14 points by technologizer on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
23. A Gaza War Full of Traps and Trickery (nytimes.com)
14 points by echair on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
24. Programming in Python 3 Book Review (dobbscodetalk.com)
14 points by Anon84 on Jan 11, 2009 | hide
25. Why Writing Software Is So Hard (artisansystem.com)
14 points by leftnode on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
26. Revealed: the environmental impact of Google searches (timesonline.co.uk)
11 points by nickb on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
27. Facebook Prepares To Launch FriendFeed “Like” Feature (allfacebook.com)
12 points by peter123 on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
28. A cutting-edge legal mind turns to an age-old problem: corruption (boston.com)
11 points by makimaki on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
29. Web Usability Blunders That Still Piss Me Off (snipe.net)
10 points by pclark on Jan 11, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
30. Full Working MultiTouch on the T-Mobile G1 Android Phone (lukehutch.wordpress.com)
10 points by swapspace on Jan 11, 2009 | hide

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