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1. Rich vs. King in the Real World: Why I sold my company (asmartbear.com)
195 points by dmytton on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
2. Surprises (collison.ie)
165 points by lackbeard on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
3. HTML5, meet 1998. (geocitieslycostripod.com)
168 points by xmojo on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 29 comments
4. D. J. Bernstein (aaronsw.com)
107 points by access_denied on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 116 comments
5. Was our oldest ancestor a proton-powered rock? (newscientist.com)
102 points by prat on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
6. Apple 4Q Profit Jumps 47% On Higher Mac, IPhone Sales (wsj.com)
89 points by sant0sk1 on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 45 comments
7. Why hasn't Vista sold well? (marco.org)
88 points by blasdel on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 96 comments
8. This shouldn’t be the image of Hack Day (simonwillison.net)
78 points by toni on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 122 comments
9. R for Programmers (ucdavis.edu)
59 points by voberoi on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
10. In a previously unpublished story, Kurt Vonnegut bellies up to the bar (latimes.com)
57 points by edw519 on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
11. Photo-blogging Site DailyBooth Raises $1 Million (wsj.com)
54 points by breck on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 40 comments
12. A Story of Why Devs Should Think Twice about Developing for the iPhone (icombatgame.com)
55 points by theappfarm on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 53 comments
13. NY Times all but says it: Ballmer must go (fakesteve.net)
53 points by Flemlord on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
14. OpenBSD 4.6 released (openbsd.org)
52 points by edw519 on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
15. YC-Funded DailyBooth Raises $1 Million (techcrunch.com)
48 points by edw519 on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
16. Every Developer Deserves More Memory (manyniches.com)
49 points by BrandonWatson on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
17. Underestimated UI techniques: Morphing (paulbakaus.com)
46 points by sandaru1 on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
18. The Best Marketers Are Engineers (steveblank.com)
45 points by peter123 on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
19. Common Usability Mistakes (webdistortion.com)
44 points by joez on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 34 comments
20. Happy 2nd Birthday Clojure (briancarper.net)
41 points by icey on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
21. Greenspan Says U.S. Should Consider Breaking Up Large Banks (bloomberg.com)
40 points by nice1 on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
22. "Design Patterns are the disease, Clojure is the cure..." (thinkrelevance.com)
38 points by swannodette on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 47 comments
23. Motorola Droid hands on (boygeniusreport.com)
38 points by alexandros on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 29 comments
24. Placebo effect caught in the act in spinal nerves (newscientist.com)
38 points by prat on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
25. How to Learn Any Language in 3 Months (fourhourworkweek.com)
37 points by fogus on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
26. Apple's Most Profitable Quarter Ever (apple.com)
36 points by PeterRosdahl on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
27. How I Killed My Signup Form with Rails (henriquez.net)
35 points by lhenriquez on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
28. Wolfram Alpha Miscalculates What Its iPhone App Should Cost (techcrunch.com)
35 points by Flemlord on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
29. SCO fires CEO Darl McBride, architect of litigation strategy (arstechnica.com)
34 points by yarapavan on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
30. The Command Line - The Best Newbie Interface? (osnews.com)
33 points by prakash on Oct 19, 2009 | hide | 16 comments

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