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Stories from October 23, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Play framework for Java - a radical rethink of Java web app development? (playframework.org)
165 points by simonw on Oct 23, 2009 | 100 comments
2. The IE CSS Bug Which Cost Me A Month’s Salary (kalzumeus.com)
152 points by patio11 on Oct 23, 2009 | 85 comments
3. Linux: Linus Says, Linux Not Designed; It Never Was (kerneltrap.org)
110 points by messel on Oct 23, 2009 | 66 comments
4. Herd Mentality (daringfireball.net)
108 points by atestu on Oct 23, 2009 | 80 comments
5. Apple Pulls the Plug Completely on ZFS (macosforge.org)
103 points by durin42 on Oct 23, 2009 | 47 comments
6. SparkFun Gets a Cease and Desist Letter (sparkfun.com)
60 points by bisceglie on Oct 23, 2009 | 25 comments
7. Michael Vanier: LFM and LFSP (paulgraham.com)
60 points by jaydub on Oct 23, 2009 | 25 comments
8. New iPhone app piracy over week one. (smellslikedonkey.com)
56 points by mrcharles on Oct 24, 2009 | 30 comments
9. Google Chrome released for Mac (Official Developer Build) (tuaw.com)
55 points by arjunlall on Oct 24, 2009 | 29 comments
10. Scheme hits the App Store (ventonegro.org)
52 points by prakash on Oct 23, 2009 | 30 comments
11. Facebook’s news feed: The beginning of a recommendations dominated web (directededge.com)
49 points by wheels on Oct 23, 2009 | 20 comments
12. Gray code at the pediatrician's office (plover.com)
48 points by eru on Oct 24, 2009 | 8 comments
13. AJAX PHPMyAdmin Alternative (sqlbuddy.com)
44 points by vaporstun on Oct 23, 2009 | 21 comments
14. Scalable computer programming languages (caltech.edu)
42 points by prakash on Oct 23, 2009 | 13 comments
15. Merlin Mann on Becoming an Expert (video) (43folders.com)
41 points by mcav on Oct 23, 2009 | 3 comments
16. Gravity versus electromagnetism ...
38 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Oct 24, 2009 | 25 comments
17. Facebook: Simplifying the Stream (facebook.com)
34 points by ivankirigin on Oct 23, 2009 | 16 comments
18. Hydrogen Atom - Scale Model (phrenopolis.com)
34 points by kingkawn on Oct 24, 2009 | 12 comments
19. Psystar Steals Open Source Bootloader and Sells it for $50 (geektechnica.com)
33 points by chanux on Oct 23, 2009 | 12 comments
20. Graduating from an elite university may not ensure entrepreneurial success (businessweek.com)
33 points by MichaelTroy on Oct 24, 2009 | 17 comments
21. Ruling Expected on Twittering Anarchist Raided Under ‘Rioting’ Laws (wired.com)
32 points by phsr on Oct 23, 2009 | 7 comments
22. Make Yourself Presentable (jasonsantamaria.com)
32 points by boundlessdreamz on Oct 23, 2009 | 13 comments
23. "Evil Maid" Attacks on Encrypted Hard Drives (schneier.com)
31 points by mbrubeck on Oct 23, 2009 | 6 comments
24. Clojure Datatypes (assembla.com)
28 points by silkodyssey on Oct 23, 2009 | 1 comment
25. Post-StartupSchool hackfest @ the Hacker Dojo on Sunday
27 points by catch23 on Oct 24, 2009 | 5 comments
26. Nation’s First Open Source Election Software Released (wired.com)
27 points by jacquesm on Oct 24, 2009 | 6 comments
27. Five million people see a classic case of calling random()without reseeding (stochasticgeometry.wordpress.com)
26 points by markdennehy on Oct 24, 2009 | 10 comments
28. The Ultimate Failure of Moneyball (tnr.com)
26 points by jakarta on Oct 23, 2009 | 24 comments
29. Ask HN: Are you going to Startup School? (heroku.com)
26 points by aditya on Oct 23, 2009 | 8 comments
30. Brilliant marketing testimonial method you need to test . . . from MSFT? (microsoft.com)
24 points by aresant on Oct 24, 2009 | 17 comments
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