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1. Is There Anything Good About Men? (fsu.edu)
250 points by bootload on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 110 comments
2. Howfuckedismydatabase (howfuckedismydatabase.com)
229 points by malvosenior on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 46 comments
3. What's better about Ruby than Python? - comp.lang.python (groups.google.com)
205 points by pbjorklund on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 127 comments
4. The story of round rectangles (folklore.org)
195 points by aycangulez on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 77 comments
5. Diaspora: An Overdue Update (joindiaspora.com)
178 points by seancron on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 95 comments
6. America's misguided culture of overwork (salon.com)
176 points by rb2k_ on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 182 comments
7. Pirate Bay Receives Notice To Keep a Torrent (torrentfreak.com)
157 points by rpledge on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 41 comments
8. Mongo DB is web scale (xtranormal.com)
154 points by roder on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 65 comments
9. Books that will Substitute for a Computer Science Degree (techoozie.com)
149 points by fogus on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 91 comments
10. RVM (Ruby Version Manager) 1.0.0 (beginrescueend.com)
144 points by earcar on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 38 comments
11. The Hardest Adjustment To Self Employment (kalzumeus.com)
132 points by pwim on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 35 comments
12. How Scribd's HTML5 conversion works ... even when it shouldn't (scribd.com)
123 points by matthiaskramm on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 19 comments
13. Developer Productivity - The Red Pill (bestinclass.dk)
114 points by fogus on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 86 comments
14. The Management Myth (2006) (theatlantic.com)
103 points by clyfe on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 32 comments
15. Living Self-Employed Online: The Manual They Forgot to Give You (viperchill.com)
100 points by icey on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
16. No visa required (economist.com)
91 points by mfukar on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 76 comments
17. Why I Became an Entrepreneur (the Long Story) (metamorphblog.com)
94 points by MediaSquirrel on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 31 comments
18. MPEGLA will not ever charge H264 royalties for free internet video - due to VP8? (businesswire.com)
78 points by av500 on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 27 comments
19. Show HN: My <canvas>-based, Photoshop-esque JavaScript color picker (zetamac.com)
73 points by sophiebits on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 35 comments
20. The strange case of virtual machines on telephones (apenwarr.ca)
67 points by MaysonL on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 60 comments
21. How We Deploy Our Clojure Services (asymmetrical-view.com)
66 points by kyleburton on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 5 comments
22. Implementing a partial serial number verification system (brandonstaggs.com)
60 points by Torn on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
23. Science Only Has Two Legs (acm.org)
57 points by Rickasaurus on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 47 comments
24. Web based Vector editing (code.google.com)
54 points by rvanrooy on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 9 comments
25. Countdown to Knockout: Post 11 - Deploying to Joyent (nodeknockout.posterous.com)
53 points by bensummers on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
26. Ask HN: can a company do too much OSS?
52 points by epi0Bauqu on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 44 comments
27. Linux: Understanding File Descriptors and IO Redirection (symkat.com)
51 points by symkat on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 9 comments
28. Facebook says it owns "book", suing startups using [generic]book.tld (latimes.com)
51 points by ck2 on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 26 comments
29. Why Large Hadron Collider Scientists are Using CouchDB (readwriteweb.com)
52 points by jchrisa on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
30. Simple or Complex? (epfl.ch)
50 points by fogus on Aug 26, 2010 | hide | 4 comments

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