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1. Please don't use hnreputation
199 points by pg on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 82 comments
2. IBM takes first 3D image of atomic bonds (gizmodo.com)
149 points by jedliu on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 49 comments
3. Results of The Hacker Survey (davelyon.net)
107 points by tialys on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 57 comments
4. Why I Won't Use Rimuhosting (aaronsw.com)
105 points by joao on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 123 comments
5. Snaptalent Lesson One: Know Your Market (jamiequint.posterous.com)
105 points by bdr on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
6. Teaching Ruby to High School Girls (railsbridge.org)
93 points by whalesalad on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 47 comments
7. Hall of Shame: companies violating the ffmpeg license (GPL/LGPL) (ffmpeg.org)
85 points by mbrubeck on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 41 comments
8. Create and share diagrams by writing sentences (diagrammr.com)
79 points by ssn on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
9. MongoDB 1.0 released (mongodb.org)
75 points by paulsmith on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
10. Porn collection put people off upgrading to Firefox 3 (pcpro.co.uk)
67 points by jedliu on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
11. Cat Parasite Affects Everything We Feel and Do (go.com)
67 points by mattmaroon on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 46 comments
12. Sales figures for the #2 iPhone app (taptaptap.com)
61 points by EtienneJohnred on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
13. The Todo.txt Command Line Interface (CLI) (ginatrapani.github.com)
61 points by mlLK on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
14. Fog detected on Titan (mikebrownsplanets.com)
61 points by spudlyo on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
15. Caml trading – experiences with functional programming on Wall Street [pdf] or (janestreetcapital.com)
60 points by mbrubeck on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
16. Chicago's top crime blogger is a 16-year-old with autism living with his mom (timeout.com)
55 points by brandnewlow on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
17. Ask HN: Where do you find clients?
54 points by bendtheblock on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
18. Air-powered LEGO V8 engine running at 1440 rpm (vid) (nicjasno.com)
53 points by TriinT on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
19. Django-SocialAuth - Login via twitter, facebook, google, etc. from single app (uswaretech.com)
53 points by naish on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
20. A Prolog Introduction for Hackers (kuro5hin.org)
52 points by marshallp on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
21. Self-Discipline Outdoes IQ in Predicting Academic Performance of Adolescents (upenn.edu)
52 points by tokenadult on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 47 comments
22. Maemo 5 and Nokia n900 press release (nokia.com)
51 points by kasunh on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
23. Inside the Cafe at Facebook Headquarters (foodgal.com)
50 points by jakarta on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 41 comments
24. A chess engine in 1326 bytes (110mb.com)
50 points by fizx on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
25. World faces hi-tech crunch as China eyes ban on rare metal exports (telegraph.co.uk)
47 points by bd on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 37 comments
26. Whoa, this is heavy: brain equates weight with importance (trueslant.com)
47 points by neuroworld on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 39 comments
27. Couple getting married, creates registry for funding for their startup (aboomba.com)
43 points by khangtoh on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
28. How to Build Sinatra on Rails 3 (yehudakatz.com)
41 points by mbrubeck on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
29. Apple's sleek upgrade (nytimes.com)
41 points by dzlobin on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 47 comments
30. 25 Years Later, First Registered Domain Name Changes Hands (techcrunch.com)
37 points by vaksel on Aug 27, 2009 | hide | 10 comments

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