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1. So...what the hell's wrong with you, Shooter?
324 points by Shooter on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 126 comments
2. What I've Earned (And Learned) From Writing a Ruby Programming Book (beginningruby.org)
233 points by petercooper on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 70 comments
3. Google’s Abandoned Library of 700 Million Titles: Usenet (wired.com)
170 points by gojomo on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 51 comments
4. Get Out of My Building (steveblank.com)
137 points by bhousel on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
5. First Pictures Of Single Window Gimp (omgubuntu.co.uk)
108 points by AjJi on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 73 comments
6. I Wouldn't Hire a Programmer With No Interest in Programming Outside of Work (github.com/raganwald)
102 points by raganwald on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 109 comments
7. Ask HN: How do you concentrate?
91 points by bgray on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 92 comments
8. Digitizing speech on a piano (makezine.com)
79 points by iamelgringo on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
9. Shark Eats Entrepreneur Alive (fairsoftware.net)
72 points by alain94040 on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
10. Minimizing Complexity In User Interfaces (smashingmagazine.com)
67 points by nreece on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 34 comments
11. The Dollhouse Mafia, or "Don't Display Negative Karma" (buildingreputation.com)
66 points by kf on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
12. Everything You Wanted To Know About Startup Building But Were Afraid To Ask (techcrunch.com)
64 points by vaksel on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
13. MacRuby 0.5 beta 1 Released (macruby.org)
61 points by sant0sk1 on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
14. Common Bash Pitfalls (wooledge.org)
60 points by dunk010 on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
15. GDB 7.0 released (gnu.org)
59 points by edw519 on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
16. Extending ltrace to make your Ruby/Python/Perl/PHP apps faster (timetobleed.com)
61 points by ice799 on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
17. Startup rental website takes on Craigslist (reuters.com)
55 points by drm237 on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
18. Ask HN: Whom do you admire most?
56 points by eserorg on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 234 comments
19. Textbook Revolution: 364 modern free texts (textbookrevolution.org)
53 points by keenerd on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
20. Introduction to Statistical Thought (umass.edu)
50 points by yarapavan on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
21. Hackintoshed: Life With My “MacBook Nano” (theappleblog.com)
48 points by chuck_taylor on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
22. Ask HN: Who makes the best APIs?
45 points by breck on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
23. Google proposes standard for making Ajax crawlable (googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com)
47 points by coderdude on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
24. Play Sierra On-Line games in your browser (with added multiplayer) (sarien.net)
46 points by jeff18 on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
25. Kurt Vonnegut's rules for writing short stories (wikipedia.org)
46 points by kf on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
26. Tiny 'nuclear batteries' unveiled (bbc.co.uk)
43 points by FreeRadical on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
27. Google Begins Fixing Usenet Archive (wired.com)
41 points by nebula on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
28. I am a high-profile Silicon Valley venture capitalist. AMA (Ask Me Anything) (reddit.com)
40 points by kyro on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
29. Wufoo introduces integrated payments (wufoo.com)
38 points by pchristensen on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
30. Forced Coding (webr3.org)
36 points by edw519 on Oct 8, 2009 | hide | 18 comments

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