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Stories from February 6, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. "There's no reason only poor people should have the experience" - TED video of Bill Gates (ted.com)
142 points by wyday on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 70 comments
2. Why Your Startup Shouldn't Copy 37signals or Fog Creek (onstartups.com)
106 points by bdfh42 on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 49 comments
3. Yegge, Clojure, and Arc (fogus.me)
94 points by fogus on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 39 comments
4. How do you process credit cards? (37signals.com)
93 points by pchristensen on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
5. How Pixar Hires (edutopia.org)
78 points by brm on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
6. Unix Time = 1234567890 On Valentine’s Day (feld.com)
72 points by peter123 on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
7. Professor makes his mark, but it costs him his job (theglobeandmail.com)
65 points by mad44 on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
8. Higher Order PHP (sigusr2.net)
64 points by mudge on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 28 comments
9. The Baby-Eating Aliens (overcomingbias.com)
63 points by Eliezer on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
10. John Resig Talk: Performance Improvements in Browsers (ejohn.org)
53 points by babyshake on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
11. Ruby’s Most Underused Keyword (rubyrailways.com)
50 points by sant0sk1 on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
12. Gmail Adds Multiple Inboxes (gmailblog.blogspot.com)
44 points by naish on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
13. How Amazon.com is thriving in a horrendous retail climate (slate.com)
44 points by dominik on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
14. Domain Pigeon: Your Unintelligible Five Letter Domain Name Awaits (readwriteweb.com)
42 points by bemmu on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
15. Ask HN: Review my startup, mobify.me
41 points by ig0rskee on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
16. Why you shouldn't copy us or anyone else (37signals.com)
41 points by adityakothadiya on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
17. TED: MIT Students Turn Internet Into a Sixth Human Sense (wired.com)
40 points by markup on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
18. Ask HN: How do you find a colorscheme for your project?
38 points by mixmax on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 34 comments
19. Should developers worry about ageism? (stackoverflow.com)
37 points by tyn on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
20. Game of life that produces scrolling text "Golly" (sourceforge.net)
35 points by icey on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
21. Load Balancing in Amazon EC2 with HAProxy (agiletesting.blogspot.com)
32 points by jawngee on Feb 6, 2009 | hide
22. Google Earth updater now quietly updates all the Google apps (groups.google.com)
30 points by nickb on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
23. A crisis of confidence: the US scientific endeavour is increasingly losing its lustre as a career choice (nature.com)
27 points by kqr2 on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
24. Gmail Adds Support For Multiple Pane Viewing (techcrunch.com)
27 points by vaksel on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
25. Study says Seinfeld ads made MS brand image worse. (nytimes.com)
26 points by timr on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
26. Play the Point, Not the Score (feld.com)
26 points by IsaacSchlueter on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
27. ESPN to ISPs: Pay for Your Customers to Play Video (wired.com)
25 points by nickb on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
28. Ceiling Height Can Affect How A Person Thinks, Feels And Acts (sciencedaily.com)
22 points by rams on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
29. Sequoia: 20 Petaflops, 1.6 million cores, 1.6 Petabytes RAM (hpcinfo.wordpress.com)
25 points by timf on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 28 comments
30. Heyzap: Online games reach the long tail (telegraph.co.uk)
19 points by immad on Feb 6, 2009 | hide | 3 comments

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