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1. Microsoft’s Creative Destruction (nytimes.com)
342 points by unignorant on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 235 comments
2. How I Landed A $50/hr Side Gig With Little Effort (zacharyburt.com)
122 points by zackattack on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 130 comments
3. How to Replace IMAP (gaborcselle.com)
118 points by mk on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 60 comments
4. Librarian builds self-checkout machine. Costs $1500 instead of $23000 (desmoinesregister.com)
122 points by ippisl on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 50 comments
5. The Oh My God Particle (fourmilab.ch)
100 points by mnemonicsloth on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
6. A = F/m, So Keep Your Foot on the Gas (shoptalkapp.com)
96 points by mrshoe on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 18 comments
7. Computers shouldn't make people feel like idiots (37signals.com)
88 points by fogus on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 37 comments
8. Symbian Operating System now open source (wired.com)
85 points by omfut on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 31 comments
9. Johnny Cupcakes (johnnycupcakes.com)
85 points by eam on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 16 comments
10. Sun’s Chief Executive Tweets His Resignation (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
81 points by asnyder on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 29 comments
11. Lawrence Lessig: How to Get Our Democracy Back (thenation.com)
80 points by kriyative on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 71 comments
12. Aerogel is now cheap enough to produce to be used as housing insulation (cnet.com)
65 points by ph0rque on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
13. Tom has a new crush. It's called the WattVision Energy Monitor. (energycircle.com)
62 points by pg on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 51 comments
14. The Rails Module (in Rails 3) (litanyagainstfear.com)
57 points by qrush on Feb 4, 2010 | hide
15. I found this secret code while geocaching. What could it mean? (reddit.com)
56 points by earle on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 18 comments
16. Ask HN: Would you go to Iraq for a year and be paid $200k?
53 points by spoiledtechie on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 89 comments
17. The Chapter In The Bible That Appears Twice (larrycheng.com)
53 points by lwc123 on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 45 comments
18. Critical Fans (or how Mixergy did the Impossible) (pchristensen.com)
52 points by wglb on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 9 comments
19. Google AI Challenge (uwaterloo.ca)
51 points by fogus on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
20. 'Vegetative' patient speaks to scientists using his brainwaves (scotsman.com)
49 points by prat on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 34 comments
21. Maemo Firefox disables Flash (pavlov.net)
49 points by nootopian on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 26 comments
22. The War on the Young (mises.org)
48 points by limist on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 97 comments
23. Photographer Loves Math, Graphs Her Images (wired.com)
46 points by francissson on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 14 comments
24. What will happen when a software company downs tools for a week? (businessofsoftware.org)
45 points by bensummers on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 13 comments
25. UIs that lie & the users who believe them (northtemple.com)
44 points by chanux on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 5 comments
26. Guy Steele Interviews John McCarthy, Father of Lisp (infoq.com)
44 points by alrex021 on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 7 comments
27. AppFund (appfund.com)
42 points by mikek on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 24 comments
28. JVisualVM and Clojure (fatvat.co.uk)
42 points by raju on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 2 comments
29. ‘Don’t Be Evil,’ Meet ‘Spy on Everyone’: How the NSA Deal Could Kill Google (wired.com)
41 points by brg on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
30. Highway Handbook: Why We Speed (deadcatbounce.com)
41 points by dmuino on Feb 4, 2010 | hide | 18 comments

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