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Stories from February 9, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Continuous Deployment at IMVU: Doing the impossible fifty times a day. (timothyfitz.wordpress.com)
172 points by TimothyFitz on Feb 10, 2009 | 73 comments
2. Applications open for summer 2009 YC funding (ycombinator.com)
131 points by pg on Feb 9, 2009 | 80 comments
3. The Mark Cuban Stimulus Plan - Open Source Funding (blogmaverick.com)
108 points by reitzensteinm on Feb 10, 2009 | 91 comments
4. Why OO Sucks (sics.se)
85 points by ananthrk on Feb 10, 2009 | 114 comments
5. The Elephant in the Room: Google Monoculture (codinghorror.com)
85 points by ajbatac on Feb 9, 2009 | 56 comments
6. Auto-Tune: Why Pop Music Sounds Perfect (time.com)
75 points by ALee on Feb 9, 2009 | 96 comments
7. A critique of The Black Swan (berkeley.edu)
72 points by biohacker42 on Feb 9, 2009 | 16 comments
8. How did we geeks become experts on macroeconomics? (lbrandy.com)
70 points by lbrandy on Feb 9, 2009 | 113 comments
9. How one guy with a 20yo telephone did $30m in damages in less than one night. (reddit.com)
67 points by joshwa on Feb 9, 2009 | 27 comments
10. Google PowerMeter Measures Your Electricity Usage (google.org)
65 points by jasonlbaptiste on Feb 10, 2009 | 28 comments
11. Kindle 2: Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device (amazon.com)
64 points by sdfx on Feb 9, 2009 | 61 comments
12. Why aren't developers interested in Ada? (embedded.com)
54 points by lbrandy on Feb 9, 2009 | 52 comments
13. One free interaction (cooper.com)
50 points by bouncingsoul on Feb 9, 2009 | 21 comments
14. Snaptalent relaunches - completely changes business model (YC W08) (snaptalent.com)
48 points by flavio87 on Feb 9, 2009 | 42 comments
15. Images of flies on a urinal = 80% less 'spillage' on the airport bathroom floor (nytimes.com)
41 points by tlrobinson on Feb 10, 2009 | 25 comments
16. The Canadian Solution (newsweek.com)
38 points by jganetsk on Feb 10, 2009 | 34 comments
17. Twitter to begin charging brands for commercial use (brandrepublic.com)
30 points by gibsonf1 on Feb 10, 2009 | 30 comments
18. Job losses in six recessions: Percent decline in payroll employment from peak month (motherjones.com)
28 points by curtis on Feb 9, 2009 | 4 comments
19. Spolksy and Atwood's StackOver is a huge success (compete.com)
28 points by staunch on Feb 9, 2009 | 43 comments
20. Leaked NYT memo on paper's future on the web (hint: it won't be free) (poynter.org)
28 points by eli on Feb 9, 2009 | 33 comments
21. Zoomable User Interfaces (usabilitypost.com)
27 points by kqr2 on Feb 10, 2009 | 5 comments
22. So maybe the slackers had it right after all (boston.com)
26 points by robg on Feb 9, 2009 | 23 comments
23. Google’s Trojan Horse (or Why Location Based Services are not a Business) (mobileindustryreview.com)
25 points by spif on Feb 10, 2009 | 25 comments
24. Study on Test-Driven Dev.: 15-35% longer, but 40-90% less bugs [pdf] (microsoft.com)
25 points by fizx on Feb 10, 2009 | 15 comments
25. Microchip: 7x faster, 30x less power (rice.edu)
24 points by superkarn on Feb 9, 2009 | 5 comments
26. All I ever needed to know in business, I learned in a strip club. (learntoduck.com)
22 points by luccastera on Feb 10, 2009 | 7 comments
27. Ask HN: Please provide feedback on our soon-to-launch dating site and widget (yumbunny.com)
21 points by thorax on Feb 9, 2009 | 31 comments
28. Picturesurf launches: Dead-Simple Photo Galleries For Bloggers (techcrunch.com)
20 points by judegomila on Feb 10, 2009 | 3 comments
29. TED Talks 2009: Elizabeth Gilbert on a different way to think about creative genius (ted.com)
20 points by darragjm on Feb 10, 2009 | 8 comments
30. Calendar and contact syncing for iPhone and Windows Mobile devices (googleblog.blogspot.com)
20 points by Anon84 on Feb 9, 2009 | 4 comments
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