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Stories from February 16, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. I'm a designer who learned Django and launched her first webapp in 6 weeks (limedaring.com)
490 points by limedaring on Feb 16, 2011 | 120 comments
2. U.S. Government Shuts Down 84,000 Websites, ‘By Mistake’ (torrentfreak.com)
430 points by Uncle_Sam on Feb 16, 2011 | 152 comments
3. Brilliant use of CSS drop shadows (nicolasgallagher.com)
426 points by Seldaek on Feb 17, 2011 | 60 comments
4. Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings Q&A about IBM Watson (washingtonpost.com)
274 points by acangiano on Feb 16, 2011 | 84 comments
5. The Cognitive Style of Unix
239 points by gandalfgeek on Feb 17, 2011 | 68 comments
6. Why are you people defending Apple? (techcrunch.com)
233 points by Andrex on Feb 16, 2011 | 209 comments
7. The Technology Behind Convore (eflorenzano.com)
220 points by conesus on Feb 16, 2011 | 36 comments
8. Langton's ant (wikipedia.org)
176 points by guyr on Feb 17, 2011 | 20 comments
9. Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail? (rollingstone.com)
158 points by kongqiu on Feb 17, 2011 | 93 comments
10. Google releases OnePass, a payment system for publishers (googleblog.blogspot.com)
157 points by wigginus on Feb 16, 2011 | 78 comments
11. Apple’s Three Laws of Developers (yourhead.tumblr.com)
139 points by berberich on Feb 16, 2011 | 47 comments
12. Microsoft: No GPLv3 Software for Windows Phone and Xbox Apps. (wildeboer.net)
131 points by mikecane on Feb 16, 2011 | 131 comments
13. How ~75% of PirateBay traffic is seeded by 100 people driven by profit (bit-tech.net)
130 points by m0hit on Feb 17, 2011 | 54 comments
14. 787 Dreamliner teaches Boeing costly lesson on outsourcing (latimes.com)
129 points by pointillistic on Feb 16, 2011 | 95 comments
15. Tell HN: Catch.com raises 7m. Didn't get in as solo founder (S08), kept pushing
116 points by aschobel on Feb 17, 2011 | 41 comments
16. Django and Python 3 (alexgaynor.net)
110 points by dermatthias on Feb 17, 2011 | 17 comments
17. Using git and dropbox together (stackoverflow.com)
110 points by nreece on Feb 17, 2011 | 56 comments
18. Taskforce (YC W11) Helps You Organize Your Inbox and Become a Taskmaster (techcrunch.com)
110 points by niccolop on Feb 16, 2011 | 51 comments
19. C Language Resources (mycplus.com)
105 points by RBerenguel on Feb 16, 2011 | 18 comments
20. Pixelfari: a pixely, 8-bitty version of Safari from Neven Mrgan (mrgan.tumblr.com)
103 points by davidcann on Feb 16, 2011 | 19 comments
21. Yuri Milner pays $150k Y Combinator investments by ‘making it rain’ (founderdaily.com)
96 points by rriepe on Feb 16, 2011 | 19 comments
22. Urban sql injection (seanbonner.tumblr.com)
94 points by freedrull on Feb 16, 2011 | 17 comments
23. Cooling a cup of coffee with help of a spoon (stackexchange.com)
94 points by jyro2080 on Feb 17, 2011 | 43 comments
24. Facebook pages are worthless for your startup. Go where the early adopters are. (thestartupfoundry.com)
86 points by g0atbutt on Feb 16, 2011 | 21 comments
25. World's first embeddable HTML5 document viewer, from Crocodoc (YC W10) (xconomy.com)
83 points by waderoush on Feb 16, 2011 | 33 comments
26. Apple is actually asking for 100% of SaaS mobile revenue (whydoeseverythingsuck.com)
83 points by bdfh42 on Feb 16, 2011 | 106 comments
27. NokiaPlanB was a hoax (engadget.com)
78 points by lid on Feb 16, 2011 | 25 comments
28. Are Silicon Valley’s Engineers Underpaid? (fastcompany.com)
75 points by mjfern on Feb 16, 2011 | 115 comments
29. What is Stack Overflow's business model? (stackoverflow.com)
75 points by evolve2k on Feb 16, 2011 | 35 comments
30. TileMill: Open Source Map Design (developmentseed.org)
74 points by tmcw on Feb 16, 2011 | 7 comments
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