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Stories from April 2, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Amazon announces Elastic MapReduce (amazon.com)
148 points by thamer on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 60 comments
2. 37signals' follow up on "Get Satisfaction, Or Else..." (37signals.com)
112 points by steamboiler on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 140 comments
3. Reversing Tooth Decay with Good Diet (wholehealthsource.blogspot.com)
111 points by kortina on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 65 comments
4. (More Explicit) Advice to Summer Applicants
83 points by pg on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 39 comments
5. Easy AI with Python (pycon.org)
97 points by signa11 on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
6. Dissent Is Dead At Facebook, Employees Complain (businessinsider.com)
85 points by gamache on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 50 comments
7. Twitter jilts Ruby for Scala (theregister.co.uk)
85 points by astrec on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 78 comments
8. "eye chart" to test for conficker - loads images from AV sites that conficker blocks (confickerworkinggroup.org)
82 points by nfriedly on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
9. On the Speed of Light, Innovation, and the Future of Parsing (codekana.com)
71 points by jng on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
10. 'Hey I'm Dead' The Story Of The Very Lively Ant (npr.org)
66 points by chaostheory on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
11. Chicago 28-year-old made $70 million off cash loans, now he's buying slums (chicagobusiness.com)
59 points by wushupork on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 102 comments
12. Things my new commute has taught me #1: not all seats are equal (meish.org)
51 points by chrislo on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
13. Chatterous (YC W08) launches im/email/sms group API and widgets. (chatterous.wordpress.com)
49 points by arasakik on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
14. Free Stanford course on developing iPhone software [itunes] (stanford.edu)
44 points by code_devil on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
15. "Sexy" Sells - I have the Stats to Prove It (reynoldsftw.com)
41 points by mootymoots on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
16. With 'Atlas Shrugged,' Hollywood may have its first anti-bailout movie (riskybusinessblog.com)
40 points by gibsonf1 on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 99 comments
17. Exercises That Protect Against Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (lifehacker.com)
39 points by terpua on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
18. Windows 95 almost had floppy insertion detection but the training cost was prohibitive (msdn.com)
37 points by nebula on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
19. Robot Makes Scientific Discovery All by Itself (wired.com)
30 points by peter123 on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
20. Why Small Companies Will Win in This Economy (harvardbusiness.org)
32 points by swombat on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
21. Underground History of American Education (johntaylorgatto.com)
27 points by ramchip on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
22. How To Run a Stealth Rails Application (freshbooks.com)
28 points by oneplusone on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
23. Senate majority vs. national debt (iamwil.posterous.com)
26 points by dcurtis on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
24. Harvard P2P lawyer: file-swapping is fair use — no, really (arstechnica.com)
26 points by swombat on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
25. The real cause of the financial crisis -- An MIT Blackjack Team perspective (semyondukach.blogspot.com)
26 points by fiaz on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
26. How to Start, and Close, an Angel Round (from Travis Kalanick) (techcocktail.com)
24 points by daveambrose on Apr 2, 2009 | hide
27. Ask HN: Re-architecting on Slicehost to handle 50+ apache processes? (slicehost.com)
23 points by brandnewlow on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
28. Netflix's 10 Year Sustained Bandwidth is 200 Gigabits Per Second (ryanmcintyre.com)
22 points by peter123 on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
29. Tesla's World Wide Wireless Power Tower (damninteresting.com)
22 points by wolfish on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
30. "Macros are a net drawback" (mit.edu)
22 points by silentbicycle on Apr 2, 2009 | hide | 4 comments

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