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Stories from January 17, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. How Facebook Ships Code (framethink.wordpress.com)
344 points by atularora on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 108 comments
2. Steve Jobs To Take ‘Medical Leave Of Absence’, Stays On As CEO (techcrunch.com)
311 points by transburgh on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 201 comments
3. I Can Crack Your App With Just A Shell (And How To Stop Me) (kswizz.com)
250 points by kenneth on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 89 comments
4. My Experiences as a Female Software Engineer (jeanhsu.com)
244 points by jeanhsu on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 218 comments
5. Rands in Repose: Managing Nerds (randsinrepose.com)
153 points by filament on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
6. How Much Does a Single Search Cost Google? (billwarner.posterous.com)
137 points by jackowayed on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
7. Threewords.me is up for private auction (threewords.me)
136 points by mhunter on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 78 comments
8. Piracy Doubled My App Sales (amitay.us)
131 points by danielamitay on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
9. New Twitter Has Become Browser Poison (mikecanex.wordpress.com)
121 points by mikecane on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 100 comments
10. JQuery 1.5 promises a better future. (renesd.blogspot.com)
118 points by illumen on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
11. Octave: An Alternative to the High Cost of Matlab (math-blog.com)
117 points by acangiano on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 55 comments
12. Google Translate adds easter egg that recognizes the beatboxing hack (translate.google.com)
116 points by martinkallstrom on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
13. Roll your own LinkBait headline (whattofix.com)
100 points by swombat on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
14. Show HN: Pocket - my first app ever (letspocket.com)
99 points by guynamedloren on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
15. Solitude and Leadership (theamericanscholar.org)
99 points by ssclafani on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
16. Apple Says Jobs Is Taking a New Medical Leave (nytimes.com)
92 points by joshwa on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
17. Django Software Stack (sourcefabric.org)
88 points by ebaum on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
18. Compiling to lambda-calculus: Turtles all the way down (might.net)
86 points by budu on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
19. Ask HN: Please review my startup: TheSunnyTrail
85 points by octavdruta on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
20. Dog learns over 1,000 words (nytimes.com)
81 points by dangoldin on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
21. Show HN: A Wiki written in 80 lines of JavaScript (pageforest.com)
79 points by mckoss on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
22. Stuxnet is embarrassing, not amazing (root.org)
72 points by r11t on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 107 comments
23. Googlers Expose Sketchy SEO Company (seroundtable.com)
73 points by rooshdi on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
24. GET vs POST in terms of security (stackoverflow.com)
72 points by TimothyBurgess on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
25. Django Deployment Workshop by Jacob Kaplan-Moss (ontwik.com)
69 points by ahmicro on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
26. IPhone v Android debate 'not important' (thedailymash.co.uk)
64 points by gaius on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
27. Groupon CEO Apologizes For Poorly Executed Offer In Japan (info.groupon.jp)
65 points by patio11 on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
28. EU funds open source language Scala (h-online.com)
62 points by Kototama on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
29. Xfce 4.8 released (xfce.org)
61 points by ahmet on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
30. Advice to a college sophomore programmer (pchristensen.com)
61 points by pchristensen on Jan 17, 2011 | hide | 25 comments

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