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Stories from August 30, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Kind reminder: please (re)read the HN guidelines (ycombinator.com)
353 points by andreyf on Aug 30, 2010 | 133 comments
2. Bill Gates Enrolls His Kids In Khan Academy (cnn.com)
344 points by cwan on Aug 30, 2010 | 93 comments
3. Email overload? Try Priority Inbox (gmailblog.blogspot.com)
280 points by niyazpk on Aug 31, 2010 | 112 comments
4. Arcade Fire meets HTML5 (googleblog.blogspot.com)
234 points by larrykubin on Aug 30, 2010 | 54 comments
5. The Illusion of Winning (dilbert.com)
209 points by cwan on Aug 30, 2010 | 47 comments
6. Python Visual Tutorial (mit.edu)
159 points by prog on Aug 30, 2010 | 25 comments
7. New free monospace programming font by Mark Simonson: Anonymous Pro (ms-studio.com)
158 points by bunglebooz on Aug 31, 2010 | 87 comments
8. Jason Fried: The Truth About Real Estate (inc.com)
155 points by slater on Aug 30, 2010 | 73 comments
9. Ask HN: How to be successful online without SEO bullshittery?
149 points by rkalla on Aug 31, 2010 | 61 comments
10. Clicking Facebook "Like" Buttons Gives Owner Permission To Spam You (w/ demo) (bingocardcreator.com)
139 points by patio11 on Aug 30, 2010 | 52 comments
11. What A CEO Does (avc.com)
129 points by mgrouchy on Aug 30, 2010 | 39 comments
12. Burning Man's open source cell phone system could help save the world (networkworld.com)
107 points by mcantelon on Aug 30, 2010 | 15 comments
13. Boys Rules, Girls Lose - Women at Work (steveblank.com)
100 points by icey on Aug 30, 2010 | 57 comments
14. Pomegranate: storing billions and billions of tiny little files (highscalability.com)
99 points by chuhnk on Aug 31, 2010 | 10 comments
15. Cloudant's BigCouch is Now Open Source (cloudant.com)
99 points by ahoff on Aug 30, 2010 | 16 comments
16. Who killed Prolog? (vanemden.wordpress.com)
93 points by adamo on Aug 31, 2010 | 55 comments
17. Digg freezes manual story submissions as user anger mounts (venturebeat.com)
89 points by ssclafani on Aug 30, 2010 | 60 comments
18. How Our Professional Elites Are Hired (theatlantic.com)
88 points by tortilla on Aug 31, 2010 | 31 comments
19. Dell's Aero Smartphone: An Embarrassment to Android (pcworld.com)
87 points by techiediy on Aug 30, 2010 | 73 comments
20. Email needs to be realtime (sachin.posterous.com)
81 points by ssclafani on Aug 30, 2010 | 52 comments
21. How a startup should leverage a personal assistant (asmartbear.com)
78 points by nathanh on Aug 30, 2010 | 25 comments
22. AMA: My job was to game Digg using infographics (reddit.com)
78 points by thibaut_barrere on Aug 31, 2010 | 30 comments
23. Ask HN: Are there any good online communities for UX design?
73 points by khurram on Aug 31, 2010 | 27 comments
24. How Google Cost Me $4 Million (inc.com)
70 points by tommizzle on Aug 30, 2010 | 55 comments
25. Ask HN: Should I fire half of my team because their performance is terrible?
67 points by firingtest on Aug 31, 2010 | 92 comments
26. What is Hacker News?
65 points by blantonl on Aug 31, 2010 | 41 comments
27. Node.js used to mirror DOM across browsers (screentoaster.com)
64 points by kurotek on Aug 31, 2010 | 45 comments
28. Rubinius wants to help you make Ruby better (engineyard.com)
57 points by raju on Aug 31, 2010 | 4 comments
29. My Reflections on Node.js Knockout Competition (catonmat.net)
57 points by pkrumins on Aug 30, 2010 | 5 comments
30. A chinese villager who sells more software daily than you do (maxkle.in)
51 points by bjonathan on Aug 30, 2010 | 20 comments
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