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Stories from February 27, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. How FriendFeed uses MySQL to store schema-less data (bret.appspot.com)
347 points by paul on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 84 comments
2. Papers Every Programmer Should Read (objectmentor.com)
189 points by soundsop on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
3. On Building A Stupidly Fast Graph Database (directededge.com)
159 points by wheels on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
4. One Thing You Don't Need To Be An Entrepreneur: A College Degree (avc.com)
79 points by ciscoriordan on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 86 comments
5. Jason Calacanis: What to do if your startup is about fail (ramamia.com)
78 points by jasonlbaptiste on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 51 comments
6. Pirate Bay Witness’ Wife Overwhelmed With Flowers (torrentfreak.com)
62 points by brk on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
7. Middle Men, Aggregators, And Apologies (zedshaw.com)
60 points by twampss on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
8. The Hacker's Diet: Losing weight the hacker way (fourmilab.ch)
50 points by jjguy on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 53 comments
9. Install a DNS resolver on your laptop (bueno.org)
49 points by aristus on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 34 comments
10. The Size of Social Networks: Primates on Facebook (economist.com)
46 points by sanj on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
11. Kestrel: Twitter's new message queue, written in 1500 lines of Scala (lag.net)
46 points by nreece on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
12. jQuery Chart Plugins For Your App (reynoldsftw.com)
44 points by mootymoots on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
13. Bruce Schneier: Privacy in the Age of Persistence (schneier.com)
42 points by anuraggoel on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
14. Why the Japanese Hate the iPhone (wired.com)
37 points by peter123 on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
15. Why your tiered password scheme is flawed, and what to do about it. (masukomi.org)
33 points by raganwald on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
16. Stop Catching Exceptions (gen5.info)
32 points by paul_houle on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
17. Instead of 'branding,' how about startup-friendly policies for Mass.? (xconomy.com)
26 points by waderoush on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
18. New Yahoo CEO's Open Letter to Fans, Analysts, and Employees (ycorpblog.com)
26 points by newmediaclay on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
19. Memcached based message queues (rdrail.net)
24 points by tjake on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
20. An experiment in combining Clojure and Terracotta (stadig.name)
22 points by mattrepl on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
21. From Mark Cuban Open Source Funding: Grow Traffic Using "the Elevator, not the Stairs" (fairsoftware.net)
21 points by alain94040 on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
22. Beyond hot desk communism (woobius.com)
22 points by swombat on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
23. Sunlight Labs Looking For Volunteers To Scrape Legislation For All 50 States (sunlightlabs.com)
20 points by paul_houle on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
24. Inkling's using Tipjoy (inklingmarkets.com)
18 points by nate on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
25. Primates on Facebook (economist.com)
17 points by pj on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
26. Ask HN: Books That Gratify One's Intellectual Curiosity?
15 points by tokenadult on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
27. Startup Launch: Buzzable Creates Twitter Groups Around RSS Feeds (500 Invites) (techcrunch.com)
16 points by transburgh on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
28. The New York Times Expected To Launch Local Blog Network On Monday (techcrunch.com)
15 points by transburgh on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
29. Karplus-Strong Guitar Synthesizer (andre-michelle.com)
14 points by ajkirwin on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
30. Mapping CraigsList Housing Ads (trailbehind.com)
15 points by andrewljohnson on Feb 27, 2009 | hide | 21 comments

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