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Stories from April 14, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Boston College Campus Police: "Using Prompt Commands" May Be a Sign of Criminal Activity (eff.org)
109 points by vang3lis on Apr 14, 2009 | 55 comments
2. How to Spot Quality within Web Design: Examples & Tips (wefunction.com)
105 points by anuraggoel on Apr 14, 2009 | 33 comments
3. A Local Revolution? (paulgraham.com)
102 points by dbul on Apr 14, 2009 | 99 comments
4. The Pond (randsinrepose.com)
96 points by naish on Apr 15, 2009 | 12 comments
5. Ask PG: Cost and effort of running Hacker News?
94 points by knightinblue on Apr 14, 2009 | 53 comments
6. The Development Abstraction Layer (joelonsoftware.com)
92 points by ptn on Apr 14, 2009 | 24 comments
7. Gmail Sidesteps the App Store (technologyreview.com)
68 points by zen53 on Apr 15, 2009 | 37 comments
8. Radical Honesty: I Think You're Fat (2007) (esquire.com)
55 points by jonas_b on Apr 14, 2009 | 48 comments
9. A movie recommendation service that actually works (nanocrowd.com)
49 points by noaharc on Apr 15, 2009 | 24 comments
10. Ubuntu 9.04 includes native ARM port (geek.com)
48 points by thomas on Apr 14, 2009 | 12 comments
11. ToneMatrix (flash) (andre-michelle.com)
46 points by kqr2 on Apr 15, 2009 | 36 comments
12. 21 Day No Complaint Experiment (fourhourworkweek.com)
43 points by jlthom2113 on Apr 14, 2009 | 17 comments
13. Ask HN: Please review our placemarking site - Amidst (amid.st)
42 points by wooster on Apr 14, 2009 | 38 comments
14. Advice for Graduate Students: Suggestions for a Basic-Research Career (buffalo.edu)
39 points by bd on Apr 14, 2009 | 9 comments
15. Getting Attention Is a Stupid Business Plan (chuckwestbrook.com)
39 points by qtask on Apr 15, 2009 | 10 comments
16. Don’t Make Me Write HTML (linux-mag.com)
35 points by nreece on Apr 15, 2009 | 35 comments
17. Ask HN: Best tools for managing AWS?
34 points by jgrahamc on Apr 14, 2009 | 15 comments
18. Smiles Predict Marriage Success (yahoo.com)
33 points by mshafrir on Apr 15, 2009 | 31 comments
19. Heapy: Memory profiling and analysis for Python programs. (sourceforge.net)
32 points by mace on Apr 15, 2009
20. Ever run into one of those bugs where you begin to doubt your basic assumptions? (funcall.blogspot.com)
31 points by l0stman on Apr 15, 2009 | 6 comments
21. How To Power The Entire Country With Renewable Energy (thesietch.org)
28 points by ph0rque on Apr 14, 2009 | 18 comments
22. Google search referer changes (niallkennedy.com)
28 points by joao on Apr 15, 2009 | 4 comments
23. Poll: What matters most when considering a job?
29 points by LukeG on Apr 14, 2009 | 45 comments
24. So Thirsty: Corn Ethanol Uses Up to 3x More Water than Previously Thought (treehugger.com)
27 points by MikeCapone on Apr 14, 2009 | 7 comments
25. Ask HN: My idea has just been launched...by someone else. Now what?
27 points by malte on Apr 14, 2009 | 47 comments
26. Apple: Macbook Air isn't suitable for simultaneous use of Xcode and external display (scribd.com)
26 points by TimH on Apr 15, 2009 | 33 comments
27. Hardware Hackers - Resources To Make Your Projects Beautiful (replicatorinc.com)
25 points by replicatorblog on Apr 15, 2009 | 11 comments
28. How to prevent XSS attacks (amix.dk)
25 points by amix on Apr 15, 2009 | 12 comments
29. Idea: using code rather than templates to generate HTML (github.com)
23 points by joshu on Apr 14, 2009 | 66 comments
30. Learn A Language 10 Words at a Time (techcrunch.com)
25 points by LBRapid on Apr 14, 2009 | 5 comments
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