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1. Egypt has shut off the Internet (update: not everywhere) (arabist.net)
290 points by steveklabnik on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 139 comments
2. How to Make Trillions of Dollars (raptitude.com)
284 points by froggy on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 135 comments
3. My biggest frustration with Google AdWords (kalzumeus.com)
224 points by swombat on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 97 comments
4. Oxford announces new degree in Computer Science and Philosophy (ox.ac.uk)
223 points by chrisaycock on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 174 comments
5. Oracle discontinues Ruby/Rails support for NetBeans (netbeans.org)
179 points by jasim on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 121 comments
6. Netflix Performance on Top ISP Networks (netflix.com)
178 points by carson on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 64 comments
7. The piece of paper that fooled Hitler (bbc.co.uk)
169 points by epo on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
8. Power user replacements for OS X default apps (subelsky.com)
155 points by subelsky on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 170 comments
9. Tutorspree (YC W11) Is An Airbnb For Tutoring (techcrunch.com)
148 points by razin on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 63 comments
10. One with Vim (invisibletheory.com)
148 points by fredoliveira on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 123 comments
11. Quora Blocks Startup Search Engines (readwriteweb.com)
136 points by bjonathan on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 78 comments
12. Please drop the SOAP (thecoffman.com)
121 points by thecoffman on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 61 comments
13. Poll: Where do you work (physically)?
113 points by cperciva on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 122 comments
14. You Dont Need a Good Idea To Start a Great Company (eladgil.com)
105 points by eladgil on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
15. Netflix: ISPs who charge by the gigabyte are ridiculous (arstechnica.com)
96 points by woodrow on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
16. Justin.tv guys launching new mobile video app Socialcam (socialcam.com)
99 points by justin on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
17. LinkedIn to File for IPO Today (thenextweb.com)
90 points by tchae on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
18. 47% of the world’s wealthy people are entrepreneurs (economist.com)
87 points by bjonathan on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
19. Generating random mazes with the Growing Tree algorithm (w/ Javascript demo) (jamisbuck.org)
86 points by jamis on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
20. Rethinking 99 weeks of unemployment (law.harvard.edu)
86 points by tjr on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 142 comments
21. Silicon Valley is Broken. Should We Even Bother to Fix It? (erica.biz)
85 points by ericabiz on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
22. MongoDB 1.7.5 Released with single server durability (groups.google.com)
83 points by princeverma on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
23. Is Facebook making us sad? (slate.com)
79 points by mcknz on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
24. The European startup ecosystem arrived (techcrunch.com)
79 points by lfittl on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 83 comments
25. DontEat.at: Check into a NYC restaurant, get texted of health code violations (donteat.at)
80 points by ssclafani on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
26. Redis creator on startups, working in Sicily and getting sponsored by VMWare (thestartup.eu)
79 points by stefanobernardi on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
27. Time Investment (jakonrath.blogspot.com)
72 points by wglb on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
28. ReMarkdown — Display HTML as Markdown text (covertprestige.info)
70 points by dahlia on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
29. Poll: What is your personal annual income?
71 points by solipsist on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 71 comments
30. HN, I just built this 2D game designer. What do you think? (spritedeck.com)
70 points by zyang on Jan 27, 2011 | hide | 19 comments

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