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Stories from July 29, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. The Trouble with the Segway (paulgraham.com)
221 points by mqt on July 29, 2009 | hide | 165 comments
2. RethinkDB (YC S09): MySQL Storage Engine Built From The Ground Up For SSD (techcrunch.com)
178 points by vaksel on July 29, 2009 | hide | 66 comments
3. Alan Cox Quits As Linux TTY Maintainer — "I've Had Enough" (slashdot.org)
153 points by boundlessdreamz on July 29, 2009 | hide | 50 comments
4. Yahoo committed seppuku today (calacanis.com)
140 points by timtrueman on July 29, 2009 | hide | 73 comments
5. Django 1.1 is out (djangoproject.com)
123 points by mtrichardson on July 29, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
6. YC-Funded HighlightCam Makes It Easy To Remotely Watch Babies, Pets And Burglars (techcrunch.com)
101 points by anateus on July 29, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
7. Emacs 23 is very near (emacs-fu.blogspot.com)
92 points by thunk on July 29, 2009 | hide | 55 comments
8. New JDK 7 Feature: Support for Dynamically Typed Languages in the JVM (sun.com)
87 points by davatk on July 29, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
9. Chroma-Hash: a sexy, non-reversible, live visualization of password field input (mattt.github.com)
83 points by bkudria on July 29, 2009 | hide | 66 comments
10. Steve Jobs on why Apple doesn’t do market research (bokardo.com)
75 points by craigbellot on July 29, 2009 | hide | 44 comments
11. GitHub Recommended Repos Contest (contest.github.com)
71 points by pjhyett on July 29, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
12. Sam Altman of Loopt on Charlie Rose [video] (charlierose.com)
66 points by rjett on July 29, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
13. Embrace technical debt (startuplessonslearned.blogspot.com)
68 points by nreece on July 29, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
14. Toyota Humanoid Robot Runs At 7 Km/hr - Awesome Vid (singularityhub.com)
64 points by kkleiner on July 29, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
15. Dallas data center raided by the FBI based on false claims by former employee (uwwwb.com)
60 points by shalmanese on July 29, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
16. Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes (debian.org)
60 points by JeremyChase on July 29, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
17. Apple's Chickenshit Approval Process Has Gone Too Far (gizmodo.com)
59 points by icey on July 29, 2009 | hide | 45 comments
18. Results of: 7 developers, working 24/7 for 90 days, 1 house (in Colombia) (letmego.com)
66 points by andreshb on July 29, 2009 | hide | 46 comments
19. How To Hijack 'Every iPhone In The World' (forbes.com)
50 points by thinkzig on July 29, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
20. Black Hat 2009: Get an SSL cert valid for any domain using a null character (hackaday.com)
48 points by blasdel on July 29, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
21. GUI Icon Sets for Web Designers (hongkiat.com)
47 points by profquail on July 29, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
22. There’s No Such Thing As A Google Killer (skrenta.com)
47 points by trs90 on July 29, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
23. 8 ways a VC can force a sale without having equity control (thefunded.com)
46 points by cwan on July 29, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
24. Organic has no health benefits (bbc.co.uk)
46 points by epi0Bauqu on July 29, 2009 | hide | 133 comments
25. Functional Alcoholics Meetup in SF (spreadsheets.google.com)
45 points by moonpolysoft on July 29, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
26. Is This Your Brain On God? (npr.org)
43 points by onreact-com on July 29, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
27. The $12 Startup (seanpercival.com)
41 points by bootload on July 29, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
28. New Twitter Homepage Goes Live With Search Front And Center (techcrunch.com)
41 points by vaksel on July 29, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
29. OMG QIP=PSPACE (scienceblogs.com)
41 points by amichail on July 29, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
30. Microsoft-Yahoo Deal Struck, Will Be Announced Within Next 24 Hours (allthingsd.com)
38 points by krishna2 on July 29, 2009 | hide | 22 comments

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