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Stories from November 16, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Coin-operated Borgocrat goes to Google, acquires whole new set of opinions (fakesteve.net)
175 points by javery on Nov 16, 2009 | 42 comments
2. O'Reilly: "We're heading into a war for control of the web." (oreilly.com)
133 points by lecha on Nov 16, 2009 | 50 comments
3. Don Dodge: fired from Microsoft, hired by Google (dondodge.typepad.com)
114 points by dennisgorelik on Nov 16, 2009 | 69 comments
4. My app ShoveBox is on NYTimes.com for some reason (nytimes.com)
104 points by dangrover on Nov 17, 2009 | 39 comments
5. What I Wish Someone Had Told Me (about starting a company) (bluyah.net)
97 points by hariis on Nov 16, 2009 | 31 comments
6. Malcolm Gladwell's response to Steven Pinker's review of his new book (gladwell.typepad.com)
79 points by theycallmemorty on Nov 16, 2009 | 64 comments
7. In Silicon Valley, Settlers is the New Golf (summation.net)
76 points by andrewpbrett on Nov 16, 2009 | 50 comments
8. Copyright Time Bomb Set to Disrupt Music, Publishing Industries (wired.com)
75 points by ALee on Nov 16, 2009 | 23 comments
9. How GrubHub.com confirms with restaurants that they placed a delivery order (grubhub.com)
70 points by enki on Nov 17, 2009 | 22 comments
10. Coding Horror: Parsing Html The Cthulhu Way (codinghorror.com)
66 points by Anon84 on Nov 16, 2009 | 33 comments
11. Put that database in memory (glinden.blogspot.com)
57 points by wheels on Nov 17, 2009 | 22 comments
12. How A Quiet Developer Grew Goodreads To 2.6 Million Members (mixergy.com)
57 points by kareemm on Nov 16, 2009 | 20 comments
13. The death of the URL (factoryjoe.com)
52 points by genieyclo on Nov 16, 2009 | 25 comments
14. Making browsers faster: Resource Packages (limi.net)
52 points by bpung on Nov 17, 2009 | 17 comments
15. The 40-30-30 Rule: Why Risk Is Worth It (the99percent.com)
51 points by wgj on Nov 16, 2009 | 16 comments
16. Results of yesterday's personality poll: we're strange.
50 points by a-priori on Nov 17, 2009 | 51 comments
17. Introduction to Algorithms, Third Edition (mit.edu)
45 points by tokenadult on Nov 16, 2009 | 12 comments
18. Ask HN: Learning 2 Hack - For the very first time. With a deadline.
44 points by biz2hack on Nov 16, 2009 | 47 comments
19. Intel 4004 schematics published as Creative Commons (4004.com)
42 points by ropiku on Nov 16, 2009 | 11 comments
20. Going evented with Node.js - Naked JavaScript (nakedjavascript.com)
38 points by rajeshrajappan on Nov 17, 2009
21. HD Videos from Startup Bootcamp at MIT now online (youtube.com)
36 points by grinich on Nov 16, 2009 | 3 comments
22. DHH: Think of emails as views delivered through SMTP (loudthinking.com)
36 points by rufo on Nov 16, 2009 | 7 comments
23. Lee's Random Thoughts on YC Interviews (renthop.com)
32 points by jfong on Nov 17, 2009 | 6 comments
24. The Ruby Revolution is Over (merbist.com)
36 points by petesalty on Nov 16, 2009 | 15 comments
25. Why Can't I Pick the Technology I Use in the Office? (wsj.com)
34 points by grellas on Nov 16, 2009 | 40 comments
26. Why Wine Ratings Are Badly Flawed (wsj.com)
32 points by tshtf on Nov 17, 2009 | 43 comments
27. RescueTime (YC W08) (finally) Releases Project Time Tracking (rescuetime.com)
32 points by bfioca on Nov 16, 2009 | 31 comments
28. You should stay for the sprints. (ericholscher.com)
30 points by forsaken on Nov 17, 2009 | 2 comments
29. You Don't Know Jack About Software Maintenance (acm.org)
26 points by nreece on Nov 17, 2009 | 3 comments
30. The awesome power of pretending (russelldavies.typepad.com)
26 points by blasdel on Nov 17, 2009 | 3 comments
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