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1. The Git Parable (building a Git-like system from the ground up) (preston-werner.com)
147 points by mojombo on May 18, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
2. Dear American Airlines... (dustincurtis.com)
136 points by kyro on May 18, 2009 | hide | 87 comments
3. A Life Offline (aaronsw.com)
130 points by imgabe on May 18, 2009 | hide | 83 comments
4. Ruby on Rails and the importance of being stupid (law.harvard.edu)
120 points by lackbeard on May 18, 2009 | hide | 92 comments
5. Amazon EC2 gets statistics, auto scaling and elastic load balancing (aws.typepad.com)
115 points by ropiku on May 18, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
6. How to make your application viral - A guide to getting users (danieltenner.com)
112 points by swombat on May 18, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
7. Top Programming Fonts (hivelogic.com)
68 points by danbenjamin on May 18, 2009 | hide | 49 comments
8. Vim made easy: how to get your favorite IDE features in Vim (arstechnica.com)
67 points by sdfx on May 18, 2009 | hide | 44 comments
9. Ask HN: Your Hacker Workspace
61 points by dryicerx on May 18, 2009 | hide | 86 comments
10. The Death of Richard Dawkins: A short story by Steve Yegge (steve-yegge.blogspot.com)
59 points by mstevens on May 18, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
11. Django tip: Caching and two-phased template rendering (holovaty.com)
58 points by mace on May 18, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
12. Djng - a Django powered microframework (simonwillison.net)
56 points by simonw on May 18, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
13. Django Command Extensions (wiki.github.com)
53 points by samueladam on May 18, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
14. Fixing Threads in Ruby 1.8: A 2-10x performance boost (timetobleed.com)
51 points by sprsquish on May 18, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
15. Computational complexity lectures by Fields medalist Tim Gowers. (cam.ac.uk)
50 points by amichail on May 18, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
16. Adium adds support for IRC and Twitter... (adium.im)
50 points by ericholscher on May 18, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
17. Scribd Invites Writers to Upload Work and Name Their Price (nytimes.com)
49 points by robg on May 18, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
18. Poll: How many HN readers are working on a Startup?
48 points by minus on May 18, 2009 | hide | 60 comments
19. All Medical Science is Wrong within a 95 % Confidence Interval (entropyproduction.blogspot.com)
49 points by jackchristopher on May 18, 2009 | hide | 41 comments
20. Mixed Feelings (wired.com)
46 points by geuis on May 18, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
21. Resty - a bash REST client (github.com/micha)
44 points by wooby on May 18, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
22. Preparing For A First Meeting With Me (feld.com)
44 points by peter123 on May 18, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
23. Finally, CSS based gradient text, no images (dragoninteractive.com)
43 points by oni0n56 on May 18, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
24. Financial secrets of the world's poorest people. (boston.com)
43 points by robg on May 18, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
25. Launch a Business, Not a side Project (thinkvitamin.com)
43 points by GVRV on May 18, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
26. ESR: Is Danish Dying? (ibiblio.org)
43 points by mdemare on May 18, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
27. Ask HN: Review our startup - www.webnotes.net
38 points by peterlai on May 18, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
28. 'Youth Magnet' Cities Hit Midlife Crisis (wsj.com)
32 points by tortilla on May 18, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
29. Steve Blank: Founders and dysfunctional families (steveblank.com)
32 points by wyday on May 18, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
30. Facebook Launches OpenID Support - Users Can Now Login With Gmail Accounts (insidefacebook.com)
31 points by peter123 on May 18, 2009 | hide | 8 comments

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