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Stories from August 3, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Keep calm & carry on: What you didn't know about the reddit story (alexisohanian.com)
776 points by mrduncan on Aug 3, 2010 | 83 comments
2. Valedictorian Speaks Out Against Schooling in Graduation Speech (swiftkickonline.com)
360 points by bluesmoon on Aug 4, 2010 | 207 comments
3. This Is Why The American Dream Is Out Of Reach (thelastpsychiatrist.com)
275 points by naner on Aug 3, 2010 | 150 comments
4. Bootstrapped, Profitable, & Proud: GitHub (37signals.com)
238 points by fogus on Aug 3, 2010 | 27 comments
5. Peter Norvig on Being Wrong (slate.com)
164 points by plinkplonk on Aug 4, 2010 | 28 comments
6. New York will always be a tech backwater, I don’t care what the VCs say (adgrok.com)
149 points by antongm on Aug 3, 2010 | 182 comments
7. Ten Steps To Ten Thousand Sign Ups Before We Even Launch Our Startup (sachinagarwal.com)
139 points by sachinag on Aug 3, 2010 | 59 comments
8. What is LaTeX and Why You Should Care (defmacro.org)
135 points by s-phi-nl on Aug 3, 2010 | 77 comments
9. The Prime That Wasn't (zmievski.org)
112 points by jordanmessina on Aug 3, 2010 | 9 comments
10. Colleges Serve the People Who Work There, Not the Students (wsj.com)
109 points by cwan on Aug 3, 2010 | 113 comments
11. Homoglyph attacks: How to create an internet hoax (azarask.in)
102 points by sp332 on Aug 3, 2010 | 18 comments
12. What you say about others says a lot about you (scienceblog.com)
95 points by toni on Aug 3, 2010 | 48 comments
13. Wipeout recreated with an RC car and lots of cardboard (geek.com)
94 points by ukdm on Aug 4, 2010 | 11 comments
14. The Co-Founder Myth: Why You Might Not Need One (foundersblock.com)
86 points by mayava on Aug 4, 2010 | 18 comments
15. Live Long And Prosper with FutureAdvisor (YC S10) (techcrunch.com)
84 points by jonxu on Aug 4, 2010 | 17 comments
16. An Open Letter to TwitPic (embed.ly)
83 points by screeley on Aug 3, 2010 | 27 comments
17. Google Multiple Sign-in Now Available (googlesystem.blogspot.com)
80 points by jancona on Aug 3, 2010 | 20 comments
18. GitHub Jobs Pre-Launch (github.com)
80 points by jackowayed on Aug 3, 2010 | 30 comments
19. PDF exploit in iOS 4 (daringfireball.net)
79 points by andreyf on Aug 3, 2010 | 47 comments
20. Schneier on UAE to Ban BlackBerrys (schneier.com)
77 points by bensummers on Aug 4, 2010 | 25 comments
21. Doctorow's First Law (publishersweekly.com)
77 points by mikecane on Aug 3, 2010 | 7 comments
22. Poll: Male or Female?
73 points by lukeqsee on Aug 3, 2010 | 63 comments
23. Experiment: Can You Mine Gold From Old Motherboards? (tomshardware.com)
70 points by bunglebooz on Aug 4, 2010 | 25 comments
24. Lawrence Lessig's new TED talk (blip.tv)
66 points by psadauskas on Aug 3, 2010 | 69 comments
25. DHH: Appstore is a warehouse of shit (bigthink.com)
66 points by sbt on Aug 3, 2010 | 73 comments
26. Let's Do Some Science: Zed's Test Stack for poll vs. epoll (sheddingbikes.com)
66 points by gthank on Aug 4, 2010 | 40 comments
27. Breast Milk Sugars Give Infants a Protective Coat (nytimes.com)
63 points by tokenadult on Aug 4, 2010 | 61 comments
28. A DSL in 5 Languages: Ruby, Python, PHP, C#, Java (braintreepaymentsolutions.com)
60 points by pgr0ss on Aug 3, 2010 | 51 comments
29. Tell HN: Github has dozens of public s3 passwords
57 points by kabuks on Aug 4, 2010 | 29 comments
30. DIY Drones (diydrones.com)
53 points by jacquesm on Aug 3, 2010 | 5 comments
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