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Stories from April 17, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Pirate Bay officially loses case (torrentfreak.com)
226 points by chris11 on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 164 comments
2. Paul Buchheit: Make your site faster and cheaper to operate in one easy step (paulbuchheit.blogspot.com)
186 points by paul on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 59 comments
3. Why Being Smart Won't Get You Laid (alternet.org)
172 points by alexitosrv on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 147 comments
4. Just How Important is the Valley? Let's Look at some Data. (tonywright.com)
83 points by webwright on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
5. Sun JVM gets incremental, compacting GC (infoq.com)
56 points by oconnor0 on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
6. Singletasking by Caterina Fake (photo) (flickr.com)
55 points by coglethorpe on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
7. Twitter XSS Worm writer Mikeey gets hacked (seclists.org)
52 points by dryicerx on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
8. FireDiff - track changes to a page's DOM and CSS (incaseofstairs.com)
48 points by bisceglie on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
9. BBC iPlayer serves nearly 1000 requests per second with Catalyst (bbc.co.uk)
42 points by SwellJoe on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
10. ReBoxed - a collaborative inbox organization tool built in 77 hours (remail.com)
40 points by gaborcselle on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
11. Welcome To Our Site, Sorry You Can’t Use It (gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com)
37 points by ilamont on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
12. HN/YC BBQ -- Saturday April 18th (anyvite.com)
38 points by NathanielMc on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
13. Google is replacing conference room paper schedules with solar-powered LCD's, updated via 802.15 (code.google.com)
37 points by andreyf on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
14. Ask HN: How do you learn to be creative?
36 points by quizbiz on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 66 comments
15. Posterous (YC S08) Takes On TwitPic With New API (techcrunch.com)
35 points by rantfoil on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
16. We need the eggs (github.com)
32 points by raganwald on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
17. Ask HN: Anyone else notice a higher churn rate for the front page?
30 points by bsaunder on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
18. Can anyone recommend a good collection agency?
28 points by optik on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 57 comments
19. Alan Kay: The PC Must Be Revamped (2007) (cioinsight.com)
27 points by Radix on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
20. Coding Horror: Exception-Driven Development (codinghorror.com)
28 points by Anon84 on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
21. Functional programming with python (united-coders.com)
27 points by Anon84 on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
22. Y Combinator is prohibited
26 points by vnuk on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
23. Open Source Robotic Arm (thingiverse.com)
25 points by iamelgringo on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
24. 4Chan's Plan to Game Twitter (The Race to 1 Million) (readwriteweb.com)
24 points by calvin on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
25. Caterina Fake shares some Hunch data (caterina.net)
24 points by _pius on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
26. Gmail Now Tells You Who You Want To Email (techcrunch.com)
24 points by vaksel on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
27. Ask HN: Best Command Line Email Client?
24 points by buggy_code on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
28. Fun Numbers - Ruby and Perl (Massive difference in core test suite size) (perl.org)
24 points by draegtun on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
29. Rubygems now has plugins (zenspider.com)
23 points by _pius on Apr 17, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
30. Lungs breathing outside of the body (nextbigfuture.com)
22 points by quoderat on Apr 17, 2009 | hide

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