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1. Applications open for summer 2009 YC funding (ycombinator.com)
131 points by pg on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 80 comments
2. The Elephant in the Room: Google Monoculture (codinghorror.com)
85 points by ajbatac on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 56 comments
3. Auto-Tune: Why Pop Music Sounds Perfect (time.com)
75 points by ALee on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 96 comments
4. A critique of The Black Swan (stat.berkeley.edu)
72 points by biohacker42 on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
5. Twits Know: Google Quietly Laying Off Engineers (searchenginewatch.com)
70 points by nickb on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 59 comments
6. How did we geeks become experts on macroeconomics? (lbrandy.com)
70 points by lbrandy on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 113 comments
7. 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 | hide | 27 comments
8. Kindle 2: Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device (amazon.com)
64 points by sdfx on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 61 comments
9. Why aren't developers interested in Ada? (embedded.com)
54 points by lbrandy on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 52 comments
10. How to game the U.S. higher-education system (kuro5hin.org)
50 points by Alex3917 on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
11. One free interaction (cooper.com)
50 points by bouncingsoul on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
12. Alex Payne: The Problem With Email Clients (al3x.net)
49 points by mqt on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 29 comments
13. Snaptalent relaunches - completely changes business model (YC W08) (snaptalent.com)
48 points by flavio87 on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
14. Good programmers aren’t lazy (devchix.com)
48 points by r11t on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
15. Mint CEO on how to build a startup (scribd.com)
48 points by marketer on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
16. Porting Hacker News links to Delicious (delicious.com)
31 points by nose on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
17. Js-scheme - a Scheme interpreter written in JavaScript (eriksilkensen.com)
29 points by mariorz on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 15 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 | hide | 4 comments
19. Does removing "override" on noprocrast increase HN's market share? (nielsolson.us)
28 points by niels_olson on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 18 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 | hide | 33 comments
21. Spolksy and Atwood's StackOver is a huge success (compete.com)
28 points by staunch on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
22. So maybe the slackers had it right after all (boston.com)
26 points by robg on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
23. Google Quietly Laying Off Engineers (searchenginejournal.com)
25 points by gibsonf1 on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
24. Startup Websites that Work (onstartups.com)
24 points by sabon on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
25. Microchip: 7x faster, 30x less power (rice.edu)
24 points by superkarn on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
26. K7: a standard library for the V8 Javascript interpreter (github.com/sebastien)
21 points by Jebdm on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 5 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 | hide | 31 comments
28. Ask HN: Hacker Listing?
20 points by Oompa on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
29. Careers and Marriage (forbes.com)
20 points by swombat on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 45 comments
30. Calendar and contact syncing for iPhone and Windows Mobile devices (googleblog.blogspot.com)
20 points by Anon84 on Feb 9, 2009 | hide | 4 comments

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