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Stories from February 16, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. An Interview with _why the Lucky Stiff (waferbaby.com)
115 points by sant0sk1 on Feb 16, 2009 | 38 comments
2. Magenta Ain't A Color (biotele.com)
97 points by brm on Feb 16, 2009 | 29 comments
3. Facebook TOS Change: All Your Stuff is Ours, Even if You Quit (mashable.com)
88 points by brentb on Feb 16, 2009 | 56 comments
4. Non-Hierarchical Management (aaronsw.com)
81 points by andreyf on Feb 16, 2009 | 18 comments
5. TwittyPic acquired. Launched on HN 72 days ago. (techflash.com)
72 points by rokhayakebe on Feb 16, 2009 | 14 comments
6. Giving money to the founders: In 2009, is this still absurd? (paulgraham.com)
65 points by sam_in_nyc on Feb 16, 2009 | 41 comments
7. A Virtual Unknown (moot of 4chan) (washingtonpost.com)
63 points by nickb on Feb 17, 2009 | 25 comments
8. Simple rule of thumb for measuring the perceived complexity of a user interface (daringfireball.net)
55 points by nickb on Feb 17, 2009 | 8 comments
9. "Will it rot my students' brains if they use Mathematica?" (theodoregray.com)
55 points by asciilifeform on Feb 16, 2009 | 12 comments
10. TechStars Fills Void Left By Y Combinator With New Incubator In Boston (techcrunch.com)
54 points by vaksel on Feb 17, 2009 | 44 comments
11. What really happened at Ma.gnolia and lessons learned [with video] (factoryjoe.com)
52 points by markup on Feb 16, 2009 | 48 comments
12. Why XMPP Will Be Huge Very Soon (intridea.com)
52 points by mbleigh on Feb 16, 2009 | 40 comments
13. Interesting take on a social networking site (notadouche.com)
49 points by jcapote on Feb 17, 2009 | 27 comments
14. Ask HN: Tips for coming up with a new web startup name
48 points by hamgav on Feb 16, 2009 | 33 comments
15. Ask HN: how do you read code?
46 points by ktharavaad on Feb 16, 2009 | 26 comments
16. Zuck's Official Comment: On Facebook, People Own and Control Their Information (facebook.com)
45 points by jasonlbaptiste on Feb 16, 2009 | 30 comments
17. Poll: Are you an Entrepreneur? Hacker? Both?
40 points by davidw on Feb 16, 2009 | 34 comments
18. Git is the C of Version Control Tools (ericsink.com)
36 points by sarvesh on Feb 17, 2009 | 20 comments
19. Justin.tv Is Turning Porn Queries Into Cash (techcrunch.com)
35 points by vaksel on Feb 17, 2009 | 47 comments
20. Ask HN: Rate my startup: EditConf - wiki style tech events, aggregation, and search (editconf.com)
35 points by jonnytran on Feb 16, 2009 | 18 comments
21. Ask HN: What do developers want from an equity-only job?
33 points by JayNeely on Feb 16, 2009 | 43 comments
22. Miami banker gives $60 million of his own to employees (miamiherald.com)
30 points by jasonlbaptiste on Feb 16, 2009 | 2 comments
23. Scientists stop the ageing process (abc.net.au)
29 points by vaksel on Feb 16, 2009 | 5 comments
24. Don't Blame H-1B Workers for Woes (businessweek.com)
28 points by peter123 on Feb 16, 2009 | 33 comments
25. Barry Schwartz on our loss of wisdom (ted.com)
27 points by rms on Feb 17, 2009 | 8 comments
26. Dawdle Invites Game Resellers To Set Up Shop (techcrunch.com)
27 points by drm237 on Feb 16, 2009 | 8 comments
27. The original proposal of the WWW, HTMLized (w3.org)
23 points by danw on Feb 16, 2009 | 1 comment
28. How to set up multiple monitors on a Macbook (carlmercier.com)
22 points by cmer on Feb 16, 2009 | 13 comments
29. Why We're Not Socialists (forbes.com)
21 points by mjtokelly on Feb 16, 2009 | 27 comments
30. The Taxi Driver Taught Me An MBA Lesson (spug.sg)
21 points by hboon on Feb 16, 2009 | 1 comment
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