Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit | 2009-08-23 login
Stories from August 23, 2009
Go back a day, month, or year. Go forward a day, month, or year.
1. The Boy Who Heard Too Much (rollingstone.com)
106 points by acangiano on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 36 comments
2. The Two-Hour Rule (kenrockwell.com)
102 points by baha_man on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
3. Mexico Decriminalizes Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin and Other Drugs (nytimes.com)
99 points by ojbyrne on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 51 comments
4. Tips for Startup Companies (2006) (greenspun.com)
98 points by vinutheraj on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
5. "Unholy Rage": Eve Online bans 2% of accounts, sees 30% drop in CPU use (eveonline.com)
92 points by alex_c on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
6. The number one reason my startup failed (teabuzzed.com)
89 points by fjabre on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 28 comments
7. Foreigners Attending US Grad Schools Way Down: Wake Up, Xenophobes (techcrunch.com)
80 points by vaksel on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 92 comments
8. Never Criticize Your Competitors (loiclemeur.com)
78 points by sgrove on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 29 comments
9. XSS is not a feature (evilpacket.net)
72 points by acangiano on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
10. Robot hand ties knots, dribbles a ball, and uses tweezers (video) (hizook.com)
67 points by byrneseyeview on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
11. How To Publish a Scientific Comment in 123 Easy Steps (scribd.com)
65 points by smokinn on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 46 comments
12. How to find per-process I/O statistics on Linux (xaprb.com)
49 points by jawngee on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
13. VideoTrace – 3D modelling using real video (flawedlogic.org)
47 points by iamelgringo on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
14. Networks are Killing Science (scientificblogging.com)
47 points by Anon84 on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
15. BrainPort allows people to "see" via their tongues (wicab.com)
47 points by viraptor on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
16. OpenCourseWare - to access MIT courses over the Internet for free (ocw.mit.edu)
44 points by makecheck on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
17. A Collaborative Browser Based Raytracer (peterbraden.co.uk)
41 points by peterbraden on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
18. Ask HN: Haiku?
40 points by PebblesRox on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 58 comments
19. SIGGRAPH 2009 Realtime GPU Raytracing Demo (cgarchitect.com)
38 points by jawngee on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
20. Hacker Dojo open house right now in Mountain View (facebook.com)
33 points by Sam_Odio on Aug 23, 2009 | hide
21. Automatic Proxy Creation in Clojure (brool.com)
33 points by alrex021 on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
22. How to make your first game for less than $1,000 (deadpanic.com)
31 points by gcheong on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
23. Early Copy Protection on the Apple II (fadden.com)
30 points by _pius on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
24. How Much of Your Memory Is True? (discovermagazine.com)
29 points by robg on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
25. Using The DMCA To Stop Patients From Rating Their Doctors (techdirt.com)
28 points by gasull on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
26. Reversible Markov Chains and Random Walks on Graphs (free ebook) (stat-www.berkeley.edu)
29 points by TriinT on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
27. Can you recommend some good RoR books?
28 points by luminary on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
28. Big list of database software (internetmindmap.com)
27 points by bhseo on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
29. How Many People Are In Space Right Now? (howmanypeopleareinspacerightnow.com)
26 points by scapegraced on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
30. D. Crockford on JSON: "An influence was Rebol, a shame it’s not more popular" (dzone.com)
23 points by rebtut on Aug 23, 2009 | hide | 19 comments

Guidelines | FAQ | Lists | API | Security | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: