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1. How I Built an RPG In A Week From Scratch With No Budget (gamedev.net)
134 points by frisco on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 51 comments
2. Why Java exceptions are slow (and Common Lisp conditions aren't) (groups.google.com)
77 points by mdasen on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 34 comments
3. Ask HN: What's a good low profile job where I can hack at the same time?
54 points by streo on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 82 comments
4. Belkin caught using Amazon Mechanical Turk to post fake reviews for its products (crunchgear.com)
44 points by vaksel on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
5. Google opens Jaiku source code (arstechnica.com)
44 points by RK on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
6. Evidence emerges of Israeli use of phosphorus weapons in Gaza (guardian.co.uk)
37 points by crocus on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 85 comments
7. Ask HN: Which school do you attend?
38 points by jmtame on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 192 comments
8. Tarsnap news (daemonology.net)
38 points by cperciva on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
9. EngineYard releases Solo: Inexpensive, web-based platform for Rails (engineyard.com)
34 points by nickb on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
10. Ask HN : Where do you work (if freelance) ?
33 points by juliend2 on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 61 comments
11. Web design resources (elementiks.com)
33 points by _zhqs on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
12. Worse is worse (artima.com)
29 points by soundsop on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
13. Choosing a Rhodes Scholarship over the NFL? (go.com)
29 points by tortilla on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
14. Ask YC: YC (Dropbox) vs YC (ZumoDrive)?
29 points by startingup on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
15. John Goerzen on Why You Should Learn Haskell (oreilly.com)
27 points by mqt on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
16. Typing Errors: The standard typewriter keyboard is Exhibit A... Dvorak not so great either (reason.com)
26 points by nickb on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
17. Videos show US Air crash-landing (cnn.com)
25 points by kqr2 on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 29 comments
18. Reminder: NYC meetup tonight
25 points by Alex3917 on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
19. New Family Of Antibacterial Agents Uncovered (sciencedaily.com)
23 points by crocus on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
20. ZumoDrive is going to change everything (mobileindustryreview.com)
21 points by echair on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
21. A map detailing the comparisons between pre and post Bush Administration (theatlantic.com)
19 points by jamesjyu on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
22. Ask HN: Has Facebook Connect helped your user growth?
19 points by yeti on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
23. Jaiku Founder: “We’re Not Dying, We’re Morphing” (techcrunch.com)
18 points by qhoxie on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
24. Twitter + BOSS = Real Time Search on the Google App Engine (zooie.wordpress.com)
18 points by anuraggoel on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
25. Heyzap creates widgets to put casual games on any web site (YC W09) (venturebeat.com)
15 points by bdr on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
26. Canal ice helps Dutch rediscover national identity (iht.com)
15 points by gibsonf1 on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
27. Making Work, Destroying Wealth (cato-at-liberty.org)
14 points by daniel-cussen on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
28. UK e-mail law 'attack on rights' (bbc.co.uk)
13 points by markup on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
29. Apple says one of Adobe Photoshop's custom shapes is an Apple trademark image (cagan327.blogspot.com)
13 points by mdasen on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
30. Intro to Caching: Caching algorithms and caching frameworks part 1 (javalandscape.blogspot.com)
12 points by Anon84 on Jan 17, 2009 | hide | 5 comments

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