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Stories from February 23, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. What I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Startups 4 Years Ago (amirkhella.com)
377 points by amirkhella on Feb 23, 2011 | 55 comments
2. Pattern: A web mining & natural language processing system for Python (ua.ac.be)
356 points by rbreve on Feb 24, 2011 | 22 comments
3. How to Sell your Company (jacquesmattheij.com)
217 points by ZeroMinx on Feb 23, 2011 | 17 comments
4. JQuery Waypoints - execute a function whenever you scroll to an element (imakewebthings.github.com)
196 points by moeffju on Feb 23, 2011 | 26 comments
5. Breakup Notifier Shut Down By Facebook (techcrunch.com)
189 points by ssclafani on Feb 23, 2011 | 159 comments
6. WordPress names their 3.1 release: Reinhardt (wordpress.org)
163 points by yahelc on Feb 23, 2011 | 106 comments
7. Warn HN: How to accidentally, irreversibly nuke your Facebook account
159 points by jpadvo on Feb 23, 2011 | 60 comments
8. Eth0 no more? (dell.com)
154 points by PassTheAmmo on Feb 23, 2011 | 50 comments
9. Why We Stick With PHP (and don't move to Ruby or Python) (liip.ch)
151 points by jv22222 on Feb 24, 2011 | 133 comments
10. How to build your own "Watson Jr." in your basement (ibm.com)
147 points by flapjack on Feb 24, 2011 | 27 comments
11. Cappuccino 0.9 (cappuccino.org)
150 points by klaaspieter on Feb 23, 2011 | 30 comments
12. DrChrono (YC W11) Makes The iPad A Doctor’s Best Friend In The Exam Room (techcrunch.com)
136 points by nikhilpandit on Feb 23, 2011 | 93 comments
13. Mach's designers simply assumed that systems would be rebooted often enough (clozure.com)
127 points by zachbeane on Feb 23, 2011 | 70 comments
14. Use git+github in the classroom (github.com)
117 points by lfborjas on Feb 24, 2011 | 29 comments
15. Brunch - lightweight html5 framework using backbone, eco, stylus, coffeescript (brunchwithcoffee.org)
120 points by tosh on Feb 23, 2011 | 28 comments
16. Why can't we all use standard libraries for commonly needed algorithms? (acm.org)
108 points by snth on Feb 23, 2011 | 46 comments
17. Show HN: I'll help you name your next startup/product for $50 (startupgods.com)
98 points by chaosmachine on Feb 24, 2011 | 93 comments
18. Switching to Plan J (From Scala back to Java) (alarmingdevelopment.org)
95 points by cfontes on Feb 23, 2011 | 65 comments
19. Inception - The movie, explained through C code (thechangelog.com)
90 points by oscardelben on Feb 23, 2011 | 18 comments
20. How To Be a Consultant, a freelancer or an independent contractor (2009) (jacquesmattheij.com)
88 points by renofwon on Feb 23, 2011 | 7 comments
21. IBM Watson's team Q&A on reddit (reddit.com)
85 points by hootx on Feb 23, 2011 | 28 comments
22. StackOverflow’s Careers 2.0 (stackoverflow.com)
86 points by phwd on Feb 23, 2011 | 50 comments
23. Optimizely (YC W10) Launches Interactive Mode, Cross-Browser Testing, and More (optimizely.com)
89 points by dsiroker on Feb 24, 2011 | 12 comments
24. What's it like getting your DNA results back from 23andMe (philosophistry.com)
78 points by philipkd on Feb 23, 2011 | 50 comments
25. Ask HN: what lifestyle business could I help to create for my mom?
78 points by gilbax on Feb 23, 2011 | 50 comments
26. One long, intimate month with the Facebook API (anilchawla.org)
78 points by anilchawla on Feb 23, 2011 | 27 comments
27. Hacking your apartment's electronic entry system (jmtame.posterous.com)
72 points by jmtame on Feb 24, 2011 | 35 comments
28. Hummingbird, Real Time Web Traffic Visualization (nuttnet.net)
72 points by boh on Feb 24, 2011 | 17 comments
29. Advice to newbie on learning Lisp/Clojure (learningclojure.com)
70 points by cwb on Feb 24, 2011 | 27 comments
30. The Programming Language Zoo (andrej.com)
65 points by primodemus on Feb 23, 2011 | 3 comments
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