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Stories from August 31, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. What Kate saw in Silicon Valley (paulgraham.com)
264 points by albertcardona on Aug 31, 2009 | 107 comments
2. You're a little company, now act like one (asmartbear.com)
240 points by lrm242 on Aug 31, 2009 | 53 comments
3. Python Debugging Techniques (aymanh.com)
141 points by edw519 on Aug 31, 2009 | 19 comments
4. John Siracusa's in-depth review of Snow Leopard on Ars Technica (arstechnica.com)
141 points by glhaynes on Sept 1, 2009 | 41 comments
5. How to Build a Popularity Algorithm You can be Proud of (linkibol.com)
133 points by 8plot on Sept 1, 2009 | 9 comments
6. Lisp is sin (msdn.com)
103 points by iamelgringo on Sept 1, 2009 | 53 comments
7. The programmer's wife (lbrandy.com)
100 points by tzury on Sept 1, 2009 | 51 comments
8. Drilling a Square Hole (with a rotating bit) (maa.org)
91 points by three14 on Sept 1, 2009 | 20 comments
9. JQTouch - jQuery plugin for mobile web development (jqtouch.com)
79 points by laktek on Aug 31, 2009 | 26 comments
10. What are you reading?
72 points by brownegg on Sept 1, 2009 | 214 comments
11. Android Market Sales data: pitiful $64/day for a Top 5 app (larvalabs.com)
70 points by adamhowell on Aug 31, 2009 | 58 comments
12. 'Reading Rainbow' Reaches Its Final Chapter (npr.org)
59 points by presidentender on Aug 31, 2009 | 39 comments
13. Ask HN: Why does a url use ://?
58 points by quizbiz on Aug 31, 2009 | 23 comments
14. Bill Hicks's Principles of Comedy (giantrobotlasers.com)
57 points by ivankirigin on Sept 1, 2009 | 16 comments
15. Google's R Style Guide (googlecode.com)
54 points by jedc on Sept 1, 2009 | 22 comments
16. EBay to sell Skype to investment group including Andreesen Horowitz (nytimes.com)
53 points by rms on Sept 1, 2009 | 17 comments
17. The SSD Relapse: Understanding and Choosing the Best SSD (anandtech.com)
51 points by blasdel on Sept 1, 2009 | 20 comments
18. Disney to Acquire Marvel Entertainment (go.com)
49 points by webology on Aug 31, 2009 | 37 comments
19. Opera 10 released. (opera.com)
47 points by sarvesh on Sept 1, 2009 | 22 comments
20. Cheap Arduino Wireless Communications (glacialwanderer.com)
41 points by profquail on Aug 31, 2009 | 16 comments
21. The best salespeople have expensive hobbies (quotacrush.com)
40 points by ciscoriordan on Aug 31, 2009 | 25 comments
22. What Your Startup Should Copy From 37signals (onstartups.com)
35 points by terpua on Aug 31, 2009 | 8 comments
23. Business Lessons I Learned This Year (quicksprout.com)
35 points by webtickle on Aug 31, 2009 | 11 comments
24. Pass the lubricant (joestump.net)
35 points by jasonlbaptiste on Sept 1, 2009 | 17 comments
25. The Value of Game Ideas (wolfire.com)
34 points by alexyim on Aug 31, 2009 | 20 comments
26. College, as an Asset Class, is a Bubble. (investingwithoptions.com)
34 points by steveplace on Aug 31, 2009 | 31 comments
27. LOLPython (dalkescientific.com)
33 points by roder on Aug 31, 2009 | 17 comments
28. Interactive Clojure on Google App Engine (hackers-with-attitude.blogspot.com)
31 points by macmac on Sept 1, 2009
29. Why Google won't create the next Twitter or Facebook or Posterous (scobleizer.posterous.com)
31 points by rams on Sept 1, 2009 | 14 comments
30. Venture Capital in Danger (nytimes.com)
30 points by yummyfajitas on Aug 31, 2009 | 17 comments
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