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Stories from February 11, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. How I Got Kicked Out of Y Combinator and Then Raised $1.5m for My Startup (joncrawford.com)
589 points by eoghan on Feb 11, 2011 | 112 comments
2. Hosni Mubarak finally steps down (aljazeera.net)
332 points by dzlobin on Feb 11, 2011 | 128 comments
3. 1000+ Nokia workers have walked out in protest (in English via Google Translate) (googleusercontent.com)
252 points by benwerd on Feb 11, 2011 | 165 comments
4. Toyota, The Media Owe You an Apology (businessweek.com)
184 points by AndrewWarner on Feb 11, 2011 | 77 comments
5. New string search algorithm (volnitsky.com)
181 points by akaus on Feb 12, 2011 | 59 comments
6. Does my company have IP rights to the stuff I do in my spare time? (onstartups.com)
167 points by SandB0x on Feb 11, 2011 | 116 comments
7. Khan Academy and BitTorrent Partner to Distribute Educational Videos (hackeducation.com)
162 points by audreyw on Feb 11, 2011 | 21 comments
8. GroupOn, LivingSocial engaging in questionable practices (techcrunch.com)
157 points by benwerd on Feb 11, 2011 | 58 comments
9. Reddit AmA: Director of the first ISP to challenge the USA Patriot Act (reddit.com)
154 points by mixmax on Feb 11, 2011 | 17 comments
10. Pervasive myths about older software developers (lessonsoffailure.com)
149 points by cpr on Feb 11, 2011 | 68 comments
11. BBC To Delete 172 Websites Due to Budget Cuts, Geek Saves Them for $3.99 (readwriteweb.com)
149 points by rmah on Feb 11, 2011 | 67 comments
12. Nokia’s Suicide Note (ibiblio.org)
131 points by cwb on Feb 11, 2011 | 45 comments
13. Stack Exchange’s Architecture in Bullet Points (serverfault.com)
112 points by sagarun on Feb 11, 2011 | 31 comments
14. Pandora Files To Go Public (techcrunch.com)
101 points by pitdesi on Feb 11, 2011 | 39 comments
15. Visualizing The New Arab Mind (kovasboguta.com)
99 points by programnature on Feb 11, 2011 | 16 comments
16. 37signals support satisfaction ratings now public (37signals.com)
82 points by wlll on Feb 11, 2011 | 27 comments
17. PlayStation 3 Hacker Must Allow Sony to Inspect His Hard Drive (wired.com)
77 points by ssclafani on Feb 11, 2011 | 57 comments
18. F1 Engine Power Secrets (2000) (pureluckdesign.com)
71 points by libpcap on Feb 11, 2011 | 43 comments
19. Some notes on making a random Erlang program (egitd) faster (hijacked.us)
69 points by billiob on Feb 12, 2011 | 6 comments
20. Volatile is Evil (bluebytesoftware.com)
70 points by indy on Feb 12, 2011 | 20 comments
21. Offshoring: does it ever work? (stackoverflow.com)
68 points by Unosolo on Feb 11, 2011 | 66 comments
22. Reddit is hiring. We're looking for 3 rockstar programmers. (reddit.com)
67 points by jedberg on Feb 11, 2011 | 105 comments
23. Nokia's Windows Phone 7 concept revealed (engadget.com)
63 points by tomh- on Feb 11, 2011 | 47 comments
24. Whitney Tilson: Why We Covered Our Netflix Short (seekingalpha.com)
63 points by njohnw on Feb 11, 2011 | 37 comments
25. Hackers Highlight Offers of Corporate Espionage (nytimes.com)
62 points by jayzee on Feb 12, 2011 | 8 comments
26. MPEG LA Announces Call for Patents Essential to VP8 Video Codec (mpegla.com)
60 points by ZeroGravitas on Feb 11, 2011 | 68 comments
27. Introducing The Microsoft Puppet (parislemon.com)
59 points by atularora on Feb 12, 2011 | 63 comments
28. World’s first programmable nanoprocessor (harvard.edu)
57 points by potomak on Feb 11, 2011 | 7 comments
29. Rietveld - code review Google style (code.google.com)
56 points by btilly on Feb 11, 2011 | 34 comments
30. Android Lighthouse: Android Qt Port (code.google.com)
53 points by nl on Feb 11, 2011 | 27 comments
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