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Stories from October 24, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. The false god of coffee (kk.org)
124 points by alexandros on Oct 24, 2009 | 99 comments
2. SICP in Clojure (In Progress) (sicpinclojure.com)
92 points by alrex021 on Oct 24, 2009 | 21 comments
3. Sun's ZFS lead developer on the reason behind Apple dropping ZFS (opensolaris.org)
85 points by bensummers on Oct 25, 2009 | 8 comments
4. Tell HN: Watch YC Startup School Live (justin.tv)
75 points by wyday on Oct 24, 2009 | 40 comments
5. Seven Languages in Seven Weeks (rapidred.com)
62 points by fogus on Oct 25, 2009 | 40 comments
6. Ask HN: Your favorite Startup School moments?
59 points by projectileboy on Oct 25, 2009 | 60 comments
7. Confessions of a Long-Distance sailor (arachnoid.com)
57 points by justlearning on Oct 25, 2009 | 16 comments
8. Rare Photos of the Russian "Buran" space program (darkroastedblend.com)
57 points by suprgeek on Oct 24, 2009 | 22 comments
9. Apple can do better than ZFS (devwhy.blogspot.com)
55 points by tragiclos on Oct 24, 2009 | 27 comments
10. Plan To Build Giant Floating Airport Off California Coast (infrastructurist.com)
47 points by randomwalker on Oct 24, 2009 | 21 comments
11. Poll: What bug tracking software do you use?
44 points by ErrantX on Oct 25, 2009 | 72 comments
12. Whitehouse.gov now powered by Drupal (highervisibilitywebsites.com)
44 points by GiraffeNecktie on Oct 24, 2009 | 27 comments
13. Programming language choice - sometimes there is none.
39 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Oct 25, 2009 | 33 comments
14. A literary appreciation of the Olson/Zoneinfo/tz database (jonudell.net)
34 points by bensummers on Oct 24, 2009 | 4 comments
15. Fad or Icon? How the Crocs brand crashed & burned (ries.typepad.com)
33 points by andrewbaron on Oct 24, 2009 | 19 comments
16. Lucid programming language (wikipedia.org)
33 points by stefano on Oct 25, 2009 | 8 comments
17. Evolving the look of Google Maps (google-latlong.blogspot.com)
32 points by alexandros on Oct 24, 2009 | 2 comments
18. Timewarp: How your brain creates the fourth dimension (newscientist.com)
29 points by cwan on Oct 24, 2009 | 8 comments
19. Playdar - Music Content Resolver (playdar.org)
27 points by tzury on Oct 24, 2009 | 5 comments
20. Web Sockets specification (IETF Internet Draft) (ietf.org)
25 points by jsrn on Oct 25, 2009 | 4 comments
21. Do antivirals and the flu-vaccine even work? (theatlantic.com)
25 points by gnosis on Oct 24, 2009 | 23 comments
22. Famous Curves Index (st-and.ac.uk)
25 points by infinity on Oct 24, 2009 | 7 comments
23. JL's interview with Mark Zuckerberg (~transcript, not word for word) (venturebeat.com)
24 points by rms on Oct 25, 2009 | 3 comments
24. Why aren’t location-based networks growing like they were expected to? (venturebeat.com)
25 points by emilam on Oct 24, 2009 | 23 comments
25. Hulu’s Obituary (gunaxin.com)
23 points by Flemlord on Oct 24, 2009 | 23 comments
26. Success Lessons From The Man Who Was Lost In the Jungle (mixergy.com)
22 points by Jimega36 on Oct 25, 2009 | 10 comments
27. Antidepressants Target the Wrong Thing, and Only Work 50% of the Time (machineslikeus.com)
22 points by dstorrs on Oct 24, 2009 | 11 comments
28. Why do bankers make so much money? (bookstaber.com)
21 points by cwan on Oct 25, 2009 | 14 comments
29. Tackling Concurrency with STM and Clojure [pdf slides] (ociweb.com)
21 points by liebke on Oct 24, 2009 | 2 comments
30. Ask HN: How do you rent apartments in SF when self-employed?
20 points by akkartik on Oct 25, 2009 | 41 comments
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