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Stories from January 4, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. The software fixed the hardware (jwz.org)
162 points by J3L2404 on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 42 comments
2. All style tags after the first 30 style tags are not applied in IE (4-8) (microsoft.com)
114 points by timdorr on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 58 comments
3. Graduate School in the Humanities: Just Don't Go (chronicle.com)
106 points by Arun2009 on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 74 comments
4. If You're Typing The Letters A-E-S Into Your Code, You're Doing It Wrong (matasano.com)
94 points by jeffreyg on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 46 comments
5. 2010 = 1+2-(3-4-5)*6*7*8-9 (thesamet.com)
92 points by edw519 on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 35 comments
6. Bup 0.01: It backs things up (apenwarr.ca)
84 points by blasdel on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 14 comments
7. Scientists say dolphins should be treated as 'non-human persons' (timesonline.co.uk)
79 points by chaostheory on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 71 comments
8. The Most Useless Machine Ever (instructables.com)
76 points by javery on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 22 comments
9. Review requested for Django string signing (groups.google.com)
75 points by ropiku on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 40 comments
10. Tell HN: Check out my app, RunMeLater, Web Service for CRON Jobs/Scheduled Tasks (runmelater.com)
72 points by dannyr on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 43 comments
11. State of the Postgres project (endpoint.com)
70 points by blasdel on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
12. Make Your Game Easy, Then Make It Easier (jeff-vogel.blogspot.com)
68 points by angelbob on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 41 comments
13. User uploads fake flag to Wikipedia, flag companies run with it. (watmm.com)
65 points by chaosmachine on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 24 comments
14. Python Performance Tips (python.org)
65 points by dhotson on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
15. C subset lexer, parser, code generator, and VM in 291 lines of C (umontreal.ca)
63 points by jdp on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 7 comments
16. Hire Programming Tutors now on WageMachine (wagemachine.com)
62 points by breck on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 51 comments
17. Portrait of the Hilbert curve (corte.si)
61 points by fogus on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 6 comments
18. Live Aircraft Tracking (frontier.nl)
61 points by eam on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 16 comments
19. What's Wrong With This Snowflake? (npr.org)
60 points by DrJokepu on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 30 comments
20. Clojure and Compojure to the rescue, again (briancarper.net)
57 points by bgray on Jan 4, 2010 | hide
21. The $12 startup that was sold on Twitter for about $100,000 (mixergy.com)
57 points by bemmu on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 23 comments
22. Microsoft's tablet (gizmodo.com)
57 points by Arsene on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 40 comments
23. Make No Little Plans – Defining the Scalable Startup (steveblank.com)
52 points by nathanh on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
24. Hire for your career (randsinrepose.com)
49 points by andrewpbrett on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 11 comments
25. History Of Valve (Part 1) (youtube.com)
47 points by fiaz on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 14 comments
26. The Next Mainstream Programming Language: A Game Developer’s Perspective (uni-saarland.de)
46 points by pufuwozu on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 14 comments
27. How revolving doors are more cost-effective than traditional doors (mit.edu)
45 points by ilamont on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 31 comments
28. HN Meetup Tel-Aviv
44 points by Murkin on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 8 comments
29. The Loudness Wars: Why Music Sounds Worse (npr.org)
41 points by bugs on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 23 comments
30. Personal Productivity Checklist (asmartbear.com)
35 points by icey on Jan 4, 2010 | hide | 4 comments

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