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Stories from January 24, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. How to Choose Chart Types (pic) (flickr.com)
143 points by nickb on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
2. John Resig dissects the neural network javascript OCR captcha code (ejohn.org)
90 points by mark_h on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
3. Long-lost text shows Archimedes had begun to discover the principles of calculus (sciencenews.org)
66 points by robg on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
4. Free the postcode (freethepostcode.org)
62 points by vaksel on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
5. Jeff Bezos and Root Cause Analysis (shmula.com)
61 points by Anon84 on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
6. Plan 9: why no compelling successor to Unix has got off the ground (faqs.org)
51 points by ionfish on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
7. WWW SQL Designer (zarovi.cz)
44 points by kqr2 on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
8. Is Higher Education The Next Bubble? (mindingthecampus.com)
43 points by ivankirigin on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 55 comments
9. The Linux Alternative Project (linuxalt.com)
40 points by known on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 28 comments
10. I need books that I can’t buy, I drink beer that I can’t sip (scrapcrap.org)
39 points by kitallis on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
11. Ted Linden, 1938 - 2009 (glinden.blogspot.com)
36 points by shutter on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
12. Kurt Gödel: A Contradiction in the U.S. Constitution‎ (jeffreykegler.com)
35 points by Jebdm on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 28 comments
13. Ask HN: What are the best Arduino starter projects?
35 points by larrywright on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
14. Why monads have not taken the Common Lisp world by storm (haverbeke.nl)
33 points by andreyf on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
15. DreamIT Ventures Opens Up Applications For Summer 09 Funding Cycle (dreamitventures.com)
33 points by jasonlbaptiste on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
16. Scientist Teleport Matter More Than Three Feet (foxnews.com)
33 points by gibsonf1 on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
17. Recovery.Gov -- tracking “how and where we spend taxpayer dollars”. (recovery.gov)
30 points by babyshake on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
18. International Lisp Conference 2009 (international-lisp-conference.org)
30 points by revorad on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
19. Advice: Just finish it (sitepoint.com)
28 points by anuraggoel on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
20. On the importance of Turing completeness (lambda-the-ultimate.org)
23 points by d0mine on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
21. Ask HN: programming and science related podcasts?
23 points by almost on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
22. Do Tags Work? (tekka.net)
22 points by Jebdm on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
23. Ask YC: Increase in number of tech startups?
20 points by robertgaal on Jan 24, 2009 | hide
24. Steve Jobs Giving His First Big Demo (Video) (techcrunch.com)
19 points by nickb on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
25. China's "human flesh search engine" vigilantes bring down bent officials (telegraph.co.uk)
19 points by dc2k08 on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
26. Gary Vaynerchuk is ambitious (businessweek.com)
17 points by AndrewWarner on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
27. Starting Forth (iae.nl)
16 points by karim on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
28. Neural Networks Virtual Study Group (groups.google.com)
13 points by jcbozonier on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
29. Good guys finish... (sethgodin.typepad.com)
13 points by bdfh42 on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
30. Can Social Networking Turn Young Eygptians Into a Force for Democratic Change? (nytimes.com)
12 points by ivankirigin on Jan 24, 2009 | hide | 2 comments

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