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Stories from April 30, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Ask HN: Do you have any code or projects of your own you would like to talk about instead?
165 points by raganwald on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 102 comments
2. There Is No Such Thing as Nuclear Waste (wsj.com)
162 points by ivankirigin on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 117 comments
3. An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation (hivelogic.com)
124 points by tortilla on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 46 comments
4. Lessons from a failed startup (venturebeat.com)
103 points by jasonlbaptiste on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 37 comments
5. Screenshots of Twitter's internal admin interface (businessinsider.com)
88 points by danielh on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 54 comments
6. How Facebook stores its billions of photos (facebook.com)
80 points by anirudh on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
7. In Major Shift, Apple Builds Its Own Team to Design Chips (wsj.com)
71 points by Anon84 on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 34 comments
8. YC Terms are Poor (goldenson.com)
70 points by rokhayakebe on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 70 comments
9. Collection: Design Patterns (flickr.com)
68 points by jmtame on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
10. Clojure: It’s About the Libraries (stuartsierra.com)
68 points by coglethorpe on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 69 comments
11. The Power That is GNU Emacs (sigusr2.net)
64 points by apgwoz on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
12. Are Commercial Databases Worth It? (codingthewheel.com)
63 points by haasted on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
13. What If Scientists Didn’t Compete? (tierneylab.blogs.nytimes.com)
54 points by tokenadult on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
14. Django File Browser (code.google.com)
52 points by j2d2 on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
15. “Where do you get your ideas?” by Charles Stross (tor.com)
49 points by zzkt on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
16. Zynga Pushing Nine Figures In Revenues Thanks To Micro-Transactions (techcrunch.com)
42 points by peter123 on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
17. Create Python GUIs using HTML (And Webkit and GTK) (aclevername.com)
40 points by skorgu on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
18. How PostgreSQL Processes a Query (postgresql.org)
39 points by mattculbreth on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
19. Murky: A Mercurial Client App for OS X (mooseyard.com)
38 points by joao on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
20. Peter Thiel on the future of Libertarianism, politics, and technology (cato-unbound.org)
37 points by sama on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 53 comments
21. Compiled Web vs. Interpreted Web (bitsandbuzz.com)
35 points by bbuffone on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
22. Now Hiring If You're Young (1998) (nytimes.com)
34 points by gourneau on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
23. Google Likes To Steal Others' Thunder (marksonland.com)
32 points by trs90 on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
24. RWW Writeup of Duck Duck Go (readwriteweb.com)
30 points by bdotdub on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
25. RescueTime on CNBC this morning (cnbc.com)
30 points by dannyv on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
26. Ask PG: What if I forget my password?
29 points by csomar on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 45 comments
27. OpenBSD 4.5 released (undeadly.org)
29 points by there on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
28. Transcendent Man Wows At Tribeca Film Festival Premier (singularityhub.com)
28 points by kkleiner on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
29. Steve Blank: SuperMac War Story 9: Sales, Not Awards (steveblank.com)
28 points by lrm242 on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
30. Why Firefox Has Jumped the Shark (pcworld.com)
28 points by dragonquest on Apr 30, 2009 | hide | 45 comments

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