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Stories from October 14, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. The Gervais Principle, or The Office According to "The Office" (ribbonfarm.com)
307 points by mcdoh on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 63 comments
2. Paul Buchheit: Applied Philosophy, a.k.a. "Hacking" (paulbuchheit.blogspot.com)
233 points by paul on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
3. Elements Of Statistical Learning: now free pdf (stanford.edu)
183 points by wglb on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 28 comments
4. Coding Horror: The State of Solid State Hard Drives (codinghorror.com)
149 points by twampss on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 118 comments
5. World of Goo does a Radiohead. Pay whatever you like. (2dboy.com)
115 points by mapleoin on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 63 comments
6. Dropbox Acquires The Domain Everyone Thought It Had: Dropbox.com (techcrunch.com)
108 points by bigwill on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 56 comments
7. This must already exist (lbrandy.com)
105 points by spydez on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
8. High Quality Ruby on Rails Example Applications (jetpackweb.com)
97 points by fogus on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
9. In Search of a Good Idea (andrewljohnson.com)
83 points by andrewljohnson on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
10. In which I stomp on some of our glorious “green shoots” (scottlocklin.wordpress.com)
73 points by dsplittgerber on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 44 comments
11. Does Exercise Boost Immunity? (well.blogs.nytimes.com)
58 points by tokenadult on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 29 comments
12. The Lost Lesson Of Instant Typing (mooseyard.com)
56 points by blasdel on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
13. Google Wave: too complicated for its own good (slate.com)
51 points by adamhowell on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 44 comments
14. The Calorie-Restriction Experiment (nytimes.com)
47 points by ars on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
15. iRobot Develops a Hyperelastic Morphing Robot (jwz.livejournal.com)
46 points by lupin_sansei on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
16. Every Ubuntu Karmic user will have an address book stored in CouchDB (apache.org)
45 points by paulcarey on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
17. MySpace replaces all server hard disks with flash drives (computerworld.com)
44 points by Flemlord on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
18. Congressman Spends Week on Uninhabited Island in Pacific (washingtonpost.com)
43 points by breck on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
19. Python vs Clojure (bestinclass.dk)
43 points by fogus on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 48 comments
20. Bananajour - Local git publication and collaboration (github.com)
42 points by tjogin on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
21. SQLite Foreign Key Support (arriving in 3.6.19) (sqlite.org)
41 points by jsrn on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
22. HN meetup in Chicago (groups.google.com)
41 points by rguzman on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
23. CSS Differences in Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 (smashingmagazine.com)
42 points by twampss on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
24. Let's Be Friends (How I use Twitter for business.) (spencerfry.com)
39 points by maxstoller on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
25. Martin Fowler describes four kinds of "technical debt" (martinfowler.com)
38 points by obie on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
26. Can You Be Shy and Still Succeed in Business? (casnocha.com)
38 points by maximumwage on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
27. Ubuntu One - Store, sync and share (ubuntu.com)
37 points by superberliner on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
28. Gem Bundler is the Future (litanyagainstfear.com)
36 points by _pius on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
29. Rack Middlewares To Turbocharge Your Ruby Webapps (rubyinside.com)
36 points by sant0sk1 on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
30. Special Interests Get Peek at ‘Classified’ Copyright Treaty (wired.com)
34 points by phsr on Oct 14, 2009 | hide | 16 comments

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