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Stories from March 31, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Jason Fried: Get Satisfaction is "awfully close to blackmail" (37signals.com)
291 points by ionfish on Mar 31, 2009 | 142 comments
2. GetSatisfaction's open letter to Jason Fried (getsatisfaction.com)
133 points by swombat on Apr 1, 2009 | 84 comments
3. GM's Problems are 50 Years in the Making (fivethirtyeight.com)
82 points by pg on Mar 31, 2009 | 48 comments
4. 2009 Rubyist's guide to a Mac OS X development environment (thoughtbot.com)
63 points by jwilliams on Mar 31, 2009 | 14 comments
5. A 3700-year-old proof that the diagonal of a unit square has length √2 (ubc.ca)
54 points by sethg on Mar 31, 2009 | 23 comments
6. April Fools Roundup so far (techcrunch.com)
47 points by dwynings on Apr 1, 2009 | 10 comments
7. Smaz - short strings compression library (github.com)
46 points by antirez on Mar 31, 2009 | 22 comments
8. Apache CouchDB 0.9 has been released (apache.org)
42 points by febeling on Mar 31, 2009 | 21 comments
9. Blueprint: A CSS Framework (blueprintcss.org)
41 points by teej on Apr 1, 2009 | 17 comments
10. My first release since quitting my job: ShoveBox Mobile (wonderwarp.com)
41 points by dangrover on Apr 1, 2009 | 20 comments
11. Gall's Law (wikipedia.org)
40 points by TJensen on Apr 1, 2009 | 6 comments
12. Plainview - A chromeless browser for OS X (barbariangroup.com)
39 points by grinich on Mar 31, 2009 | 31 comments
13. Atlas: a visual IDE for desktop-like web apps (arstechnica.com)
38 points by arockwell on Mar 31, 2009 | 34 comments
14. Can design save the newspaper? (ted.com)
38 points by makimaki on Mar 31, 2009 | 54 comments
15. Google Cadie (google.com)
35 points by evanlong on Apr 1, 2009 | 16 comments
16. Spam Back to 94% of All E-Mail (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
32 points by tokenadult on Mar 31, 2009 | 32 comments
17. Learn Discrete Mathematics and Computer Science via Primary Historical Sources (nmsu.edu)
31 points by mapleoin on Mar 31, 2009 | 4 comments
18. Thesixtyone (YC W09) reinvents its brand, changes name. (thesixtyone.tumblr.com)
30 points by JMiao on Apr 1, 2009 | 13 comments
19. Celebrating 3 Years of Amazon S3 with 3 Months of Transfer-In for 3 Cents/GB (amazon.com)
29 points by peter123 on Mar 31, 2009 | 9 comments
20. Facebook Fires Finance Chief and Offers Some Big Numbers (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
27 points by frisco on Mar 31, 2009 | 15 comments
21. Introducing Opera Face Gestures (opera.com)
27 points by anatoli on Apr 1, 2009 | 10 comments
22. Ask HN: What WYSIWYG editor are you using to make HTML form/textarea input easy
26 points by aditya on Apr 1, 2009 | 29 comments
23. Malls, the Future of Housing? (housingwire.com)
26 points by blogimus on Mar 31, 2009 | 20 comments
24. Ask HN: We launched our startup (GroupieGuide) today. What do you think?
25 points by fixie on Mar 31, 2009 | 21 comments
25. Wales giving up on Wikia Search (cnet.com)
24 points by vladocar on Mar 31, 2009 | 11 comments
26. Android (G1) Market Model: Low-volume, Low-cost? (geekyouup.blogspot.com)
23 points by brkumar on Mar 31, 2009 | 1 comment
27. Full-time Startup: Skribit Week 12 (Scaling) (paulstamatiou.com)
22 points by twampss on Apr 1, 2009 | 4 comments
28. Gmail Autopilot (mail.google.com)
21 points by bradgessler on Apr 1, 2009 | 3 comments
29. How WebMynd (W08) decided to remove a feature – the 'Ask Twitter' case study (webmynd.com)
21 points by justinsb on Mar 31, 2009 | 3 comments
30. Wolfram Alpha: First-Hand Impressions (thenoisychannel.com)
21 points by hzzk on Apr 1, 2009 | 8 comments
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