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Stories from November 1, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. How To Spam Facebook Like A Pro: An Insiders Confession (techcrunch.com)
101 points by code_devil on Nov 2, 2009 | 24 comments
2. Figuring out what your company is all about (joelonsoftware.com)
74 points by wglb on Nov 1, 2009 | 30 comments
3. Skype Open Source "in the nearest future" (free.fr)
68 points by madars on Nov 1, 2009 | 13 comments
4. Feynman, Challenger Disaster, and Software Engineering (duartes.org)
67 points by teeja on Nov 1, 2009 | 7 comments
5. ITunes update screws text. Official solution: remove all your third-party fonts (apple.com)
63 points by cesare on Nov 1, 2009 | 32 comments
6. The origin of live and let live (and a very interesting system to analyse) (heretical.com)
60 points by etherael on Nov 2, 2009 | 18 comments
7. The chat room/forum problem (scobleizer.com)
51 points by bdfh42 on Nov 2, 2009 | 25 comments
8. The real 40-year-old virgins (13.9% of men and 8.9% of women) (newscientist.com)
52 points by MikeCapone on Nov 1, 2009 | 51 comments
9. Dynamo: A flawed architecture (jsensarma.com)
49 points by ypavan on Nov 1, 2009 | 25 comments
10. Lower fertility is changing the world for the better (economist.com)
48 points by l0stman on Nov 2, 2009 | 54 comments
11. Ask HN: What's the worst thing that could happen to Google?
45 points by bemmu on Nov 2, 2009 | 101 comments
12. Amazon’s AWS Strategy Becomes Clearer Every Day (abovethecrowd.com)
41 points by edw519 on Nov 1, 2009 | 8 comments
13. Ask HN: What do you use to monitor your websites?
40 points by techiferous on Nov 1, 2009 | 71 comments
14. "taking it easy is the best policy" (waseda.jp)
38 points by mscarborough on Nov 1, 2009 | 12 comments
15. Call To Action; You need to have me at hello. (derekperez.com)
38 points by perezd on Nov 2, 2009 | 18 comments
16. Augmented reality helps Marine mechanics to be 56 Percent Faster (technologyreview.com)
33 points by ca98am79 on Nov 1, 2009 | 8 comments
17. On the quiet, the US is legalising marijuana (timesonline.co.uk)
32 points by Flemlord on Nov 2, 2009 | 33 comments
18. Ask HN: What is hand-coded assembly language used for these days?
32 points by bkovitz on Nov 2, 2009 | 58 comments
19. UTorrent 2.0 To Elimininate The Need For ISP Throttling (torrentfreak.com)
32 points by rms on Nov 1, 2009 | 17 comments
20. Replacing the Office Chair with an Exercise Ball (baron.vc)
29 points by nreece on Nov 2, 2009 | 34 comments
21. Ludwig Wittgenstein (time.com)
28 points by human_v2 on Nov 2, 2009 | 38 comments
22. Ask HN: Raising a friends And family round?
29 points by jnovek on Nov 2, 2009 | 36 comments
23. Tell HN: After suffering NewMogul withdrawal, I built another. Please stop by.
28 points by falsestprophet on Nov 1, 2009 | 20 comments
24. What Is Ultimately Possible in Physics? (stephenwolfram.com)
28 points by jackchristopher on Nov 1, 2009 | 15 comments
25. Short Heels and Long Toes: A Surprising Recipe for Speed (wired.com)
27 points by carterschonwald on Nov 1, 2009 | 4 comments
26. Simple genome analysis with Arc (arcfn.com)
26 points by fogus on Nov 2, 2009 | 1 comment
27. You and Your Research (chris-lott.org)
25 points by jaydub on Nov 1, 2009 | 5 comments
28. LuaJIT2-beta1 has been released (lua-users.org)
25 points by scythe on Nov 2, 2009 | 3 comments
29. Thoughts on Dynamo's "flawed architecture" (dizzyd.com)
24 points by codahale on Nov 1, 2009 | 1 comment
30. Doug Crockford Talk on JavaScript (felixcrux.com)
23 points by alec on Nov 2, 2009 | 9 comments
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