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1. How Not To Sort By Average Rating (evanmiller.org)
195 points by marcus on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 56 comments
2. The Audacity of Doing Nothing (law.harvard.edu)
159 points by peter123 on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 111 comments
3. That 'Electronic Bank Run'? Didn't happen. (portfolio.com)
142 points by eli on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
4. Laid-Off Foreigners Flee as Dubai Spirals Down (nytimes.com)
79 points by gibsonf1 on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 53 comments
5. Is the Relational Database Doomed? (readwriteweb.com)
71 points by timf on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 47 comments
6. Python: copying a list the right way (precheur.org)
71 points by henryprecheur on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 47 comments
7. Why HTTP? (timothyfitz.wordpress.com)
70 points by TimothyFitz on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
8. Whoosh: a fast pure-Python search engine (whoosh.ca)
60 points by bdfh42 on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
9. FirePython: Firebug for Python (github.com/darwin)
57 points by bdotdub on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
10. Tesla Gets $350 Million In Government Money to Build Model S Sedan (allcarselectric.com)
51 points by Flemlord on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
11. Twitter OAuth Beta Has Started - This is how it looks (inuda.com)
48 points by madmotive on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
12. Simple Cryptanalysis with Arc (arcfn.com)
45 points by mqt on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
13. Some Datasets Available on the Web (datawrangling.com)
45 points by Anon84 on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
14. An Exercise in Species Barcoding (norvig.com)
43 points by rayvega on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
15. HIV appears cured after stem cell transplant (cnn.com)
42 points by dcurtis on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
16. Largest Coordinated ATM Rip-off Ever Nets $9+ Million in 30 Minutes (networkworld.com)
40 points by tortilla on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
17. Search Engines: Specify your canonical URL (googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com)
40 points by ggrot on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
18. Web Hooks and the Programmable World of Tomorrow (slideshare.net)
38 points by raju on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
19. Stefan Rusek: Ready to quit ASP.Net (rusek.org)
37 points by spolsky on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 29 comments
20. Github teaches us that "great" is better than "good" (joncanady.com)
33 points by generalk on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
21. Thoughts on Yahoo BOSS Monetization (from Duck Duck Go Founder) (gabrielweinberg.com)
33 points by epi0Bauqu on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
22. _why's Bloopsaphone - Make Atari-like bloopy sounds (github.com/why)
33 points by iamwil on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
23. Skiena's Algorithms Lectures (sunysb.edu)
31 points by newsit on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
24. Is the tech recession over? (joelonsoftware.com)
29 points by rayvega on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
25. Ask HN: Rate my Vim Script: snipMate.vim (vim.org)
29 points by meese_ on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
26. Scientists Discover Material Harder Than Diamond (physorg.com)
28 points by tsally on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
27. How to Get Funded in the Recession: The Frugal Mechanic Story (xconomy.com)
29 points by gthuang on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
28. Snipd is testing Stripd.com (sexy version of Snipd) for private or very public groups (stripd.com)
28 points by alexS on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
29. U.S.-Russian Satellite Collision Sends Debris Flying (nytimes.com)
27 points by sanj on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
30. Is Bootstrapping Becoming Sexy Again? (sramanamitra.com)
27 points by newsit on Feb 12, 2009 | hide | 21 comments

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