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Stories from August 3, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Dr. Eric Schmidt Resigns from Apple’s Board of Directors (apple.com)
199 points by sdfx on Aug 3, 2009 | 47 comments
2. How to Naturally Reset Your Sleep Cycle In One Night (wisebread.com)
169 points by jmonegro on Aug 3, 2009 | 40 comments
3. The Guide to the Freedom and Responsibility Culture at Netflix (slideshare.net)
144 points by male_salmon on Aug 4, 2009 | 46 comments
4. An almost perfect real-world hack (lbrandy.com)
129 points by lbrandy on Aug 3, 2009 | 27 comments
5. Paul Graham interview on Econtalk - Start-ups, Innovation, and Creativity (econtalk.org)
126 points by SlowOnTheUptake on Aug 3, 2009 | 21 comments
6. Checking out of 'Hotel America' (bbc.co.uk)
125 points by rglovejoy on Aug 3, 2009 | 56 comments
7. Roll Your Own UNIX Clone (jamesmolloy.co.uk)
119 points by blacky on Aug 3, 2009 | 43 comments
8. Apple bans App Store’s 3rd-most prolific developer (mobilecrunch.com)
118 points by zaveri on Aug 3, 2009 | 67 comments
9. So you've got a million dollar iPhone app idea... (jwegener.com)
107 points by bdotdub on Aug 3, 2009 | 10 comments
10. The Guy I Almost Was (1998) (electricsheepcomix.com)
105 points by juliankrause on Aug 4, 2009 | 25 comments
11. Bowline - A Ruby GUI Desktop Framework (leadthinking.com)
80 points by maccman on Aug 4, 2009 | 19 comments
12. World-Class Performers Don't Work - They Enjoy High Performance (personalmba.com)
80 points by raju on Aug 3, 2009 | 10 comments
13. Network Solutions renames their services for added obscurity (jgc.org)
72 points by jgrahamc on Aug 3, 2009 | 21 comments
14. Where to hide your money - advice from a burglar (savingadvice.com)
72 points by ajg1977 on Aug 3, 2009 | 60 comments
15. Bump Technologies (YC S09) featured in Apple iPhone Ad (apple.com)
64 points by comatose_kid on Aug 4, 2009 | 22 comments
16. From TextMate to Vim (artfulcode.net)
62 points by edw519 on Aug 3, 2009 | 40 comments
17. Best Vim Tips (wikia.com)
60 points by epall on Aug 4, 2009 | 8 comments
18. Please don't use pie charts (jgc.org)
60 points by jgrahamc on Aug 3, 2009 | 19 comments
19. Why Dijkstra suggested Premature-Loop-Exit Prohibition (plover.com)
59 points by edw519 on Aug 3, 2009 | 15 comments
20. Building a Data Intensive Web App with Hadoop, Hive, & EC2 (cloudera.com)
55 points by pskomoroch on Aug 3, 2009 | 14 comments
21. Code is Not That Important, Marketing Is (itscommonsensestupid.blogspot.com)
51 points by nsoonhui on Aug 4, 2009 | 38 comments
22. Vim Plugins You Should Know About, Part IV: snipmate.vim (catonmat.net)
50 points by pkrumins on Aug 4, 2009 | 8 comments
23. Clojure Transients (clojure.org)
47 points by fogus on Aug 4, 2009 | 4 comments
24. Ask PG: Would it be possible to do an A/B test on HN?
46 points by jacquesm on Aug 4, 2009 | 42 comments
25. Ask HN: How do you record your thoughts?
44 points by DavidSJ on Aug 4, 2009 | 79 comments
26. Go It Alone (brucejudson.com)
43 points by hs on Aug 3, 2009 | 1 comment
27. Announcing Lamson Advertising Marketing Email Synergy (zedshaw.com)
41 points by jballanc on Aug 4, 2009 | 13 comments
28. Large Hadron Collider "Fizzles" (nytimes.com)
41 points by kingkawn on Aug 4, 2009 | 15 comments
29. Clojure, the REPL and test-driven development (s-expressions.com)
40 points by stewiecat on Aug 3, 2009 | 15 comments
30. The Six Phases of Bootstrapping A One-Man Startup (factorthree.com)
38 points by donniefitz2 on Aug 4, 2009 | 24 comments
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