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Stories from January 31, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. How To Safely Store A Password (codahale.com)
173 points by r11t on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 102 comments
2. Facebook rewrites PHP runtime, will open source on Tuesday (sdtimes.com)
163 points by VonGuard on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 98 comments
3. Who Can Do Something About Those Blue Boxes? (daringfireball.net)
130 points by sophiebits on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 68 comments
4. Steve Jobs calls Google's "Don't be evil" mantra "Bullshit" and Adobe "Lazy" (wired.com)
125 points by mocy on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 120 comments
5. Ask HN: Looking for interns / entry level?
113 points by dschobel on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 102 comments
6. HN Internships + Potential Interns [gdoc] (docs.google.com)
99 points by bjoernw on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 33 comments
7. The Simplicity Test: A Simple Policy Guide for Job Growth (blogmaverick.com)
89 points by stakent on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 61 comments
8. What Happens When You Unplug from Your Internet Addiction? (the99percent.com)
73 points by ckunte on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 14 comments
9. China bugs and burgles Britain (timesonline.co.uk)
68 points by jacquesm on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 39 comments
10. Why my books are no longer for sale via Amazon (tobiasbuckell.com)
69 points by ajdecon on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 36 comments
11. Why tech companies never pay out their earnings as dividends (fiveyearstoolate.wordpress.com)
67 points by aditya on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 50 comments
12. You don't bury survivors - transcript of an interview (2007) (codeslate.com)
63 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 28 comments
13. Functional programming explained ... IRC-style (itmmetelko.com)
62 points by gnosis on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 13 comments
14. Amazon, Macmillan: an outsider's guide to the fight (antipope.org)
60 points by barry-cotter on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 34 comments
15. Amazon indicates they'll accept Macmillan's terms (amazon.com)
58 points by healsdata on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 55 comments
16. Dr. Edmund Weitz: The Power Of Lisp Macros (weitz.de)
55 points by alrex021 on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 1 comment
17. Four Open Letters To The Book Industry (kalzumeus.com)
46 points by dmytton on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 23 comments
18. Lessons Learned for Getting Better Results from Developers (johnnyholland.org)
44 points by shedd on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
19. The best way for Adobe to save Flash is by killing it (stevenwei.com)
44 points by stevenwei on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 40 comments
20. No reply is better than no-reply (contrast.ie)
43 points by eoghan on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
21. Rework: The new business book from 37signals (37signals.com)
43 points by nreece on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
22. Nth-to-Last Element in a Singly Linked List (mytechinterviews.com)
41 points by dogma on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 28 comments
23. Fusion energy hurdle swept aside (bbc.co.uk)
40 points by jot on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
24. Never Dupe Your Readers (mikeindustries.com)
36 points by ckunte on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 4 comments
25. Roasting coffee beans with Python, a bread maker, and a heat gun (coffeesnobs.com.au)
34 points by profquail on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 5 comments
26. Macmillan Publishing's letter regarding Amazon ban. (publishersmarketplace.com)
33 points by olefoo on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 16 comments
27. Things Developers Want More Than Money (2006) (softwarebyrob.com)
32 points by jmonegro on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 7 comments
28. Steve Jobs and the Economics of Elitism (nytimes.com)
31 points by peter123 on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
29. Many programming languages have infix expressions, but get associativity wrong (jfm3-repl.blogspot.com)
30 points by blasdel on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 33 comments
30. The Five-Minute Rule 20 Years Later (acm.org)
30 points by ehsanul on Jan 31, 2010 | hide | 13 comments

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