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Stories from August 19, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. _why is no more (twitter.com)
558 points by Jeremysr on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 399 comments
2. Eulogy to _why (ejohn.org)
318 points by jcsalterego on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 92 comments
3. -= sequoia capital =- (tlrobinson.net)
150 points by jasonlbaptiste on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 45 comments
4. Why AT&T Killed Google Voice (wsj.com)
144 points by mjfern on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 50 comments
5. How FlightCaster (YC S09) was built (RoR + JVM + Clojure + Hadoop) (groups.google.com)
137 points by zemariamm on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 29 comments
6. Mirror of _why's projects (github.com)
116 points by jcl on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
7. YC-Funded Flightcaster Tells You When Your Flight Is Delayed (techcrunch.com)
107 points by mgcreed on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
8. Dropping Django (brandonbloom.name)
108 points by snprbob86 on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 59 comments
9. Why Should Engineers and Scientists Be Worried About Color? (ibm.com)
95 points by edw519 on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
10. My Obsession With Chess (scottmccloud.com)
88 points by gnosis on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
11. Hardware Hackers Create a Modular Motherboard (wired.com)
68 points by naish on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
12. PayPal Doubles Fees, Forgets to Tell Customers (sitepoint.com)
65 points by javery on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
13. Visual Map of Your Name's Online Presence (mit.edu)
61 points by kingkawn on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 49 comments
14. Sequoia Capital's redesigned website: a search bar (sequoiacap.com)
59 points by tlrobinson on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 57 comments
15. YC Top List (searchyc.com)
56 points by stijnm on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
16. Why The Lucky Stiff's old blog (Aug. 2000 - May 2005) (advogato.org)
54 points by byrneseyeview on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
17. Daring Fireball: Android Opportunity Addenda (daringfireball.net)
52 points by nuclear_eclipse on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
18. Olark (YC S09) Is A Dead Simple Chat Widget For Site Owners (techcrunch.com)
52 points by dannyr on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
19. PySide: LGPL Python bindings for the Qt Framework (pyside.org)
47 points by mace on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
20. Myths About Sleep (webmd.com)
45 points by ssn on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
21. Don't just howl with rage. Try an idea that does away with banks altogether. (guardian.co.uk)
44 points by SwellJoe on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
22. Lisp in Prolog in zero lines (tuwien.ac.at)
40 points by marshallp on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
23. Silicon Valley Elite Flock To Y Combinator Demo Day (techcrunch.com)
40 points by zaveri on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
24. Arrow of time no longer double-ended (arstechnica.com)
39 points by vaksel on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
25. How to find un-indexed queries in MySQL, using tcpdump (xaprb.com)
38 points by akirk on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
26. CouchDBKit: A full-featured Python library to access and manage CouchDB (couchdbkit.org)
38 points by mace on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
27. Study Finds That Online Education Beats the Classroom (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
34 points by physcab on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
28. Calculated Risk: U.S. Population Distribution by Age, 1950 through 2050 (calculatedriskblog.com)
34 points by noheartanthony on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
29. DeadSwap, a clandestine offline file sharing system (deadswap.net)
32 points by tricknik on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
30. Yahoo BOSS Might Be Bigger Than Bing (techcrunch.com)
31 points by cwan on Aug 19, 2009 | hide | 7 comments

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