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Stories from February 28, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Pictures of kittens for use as placeholders in your designs or code (placekitten.com)
569 points by thehodge on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 116 comments
2. Linus Torvalds: Pearls before swine (torvalds-family.blogspot.com)
410 points by brianwillis on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 132 comments
3. Working at Microsoft – Day to Day Coding (foredecker.wordpress.com)
288 points by there on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 164 comments
4. RStudio,a new IDE for R (rstudio.org)
271 points by agconway on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
5. When you want to quit because it's just not worth it (asmartbear.com)
262 points by AliCollins on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
6. How to Make Money in 6 Easy Steps (inc.com)
261 points by mrduncan on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 55 comments
7. What is the single most influential book every programmer should read? (stackoverflow.com)
244 points by krn on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 103 comments
8. 2000 as Seen in 1910 (23 pics) (acidcow.com)
196 points by coderdude on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 104 comments
9. Wolfram Alpha doesn't "get it" (agiletortoise.com)
187 points by agiletortoise on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 100 comments
10. Interesting photos from Google Street View (9-eyes.com)
189 points by ryannielsen on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
11. What it's like building a real website in Node.js (travisglines.com)
158 points by travisglines on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
12. How much money can you make in the iOS App Store? (riverofnewsapp.com)
148 points by dralison on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 31 comments
13. Djangy is shutting down (djangy.com)
148 points by endlessvoid94 on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
14. Insufficiently known Posix shell features (apenwarr.ca)
140 points by rcfox on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
15. Tell HN: Our VC turned the process of getting acquired into a nightmare
134 points by throwaway5317 on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
16. Google App Engine to support SQL (groups.google.com)
120 points by scorpion032 on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
17. HBGary Federal CEO Aaron Barr Steps Down (threatpost.com)
119 points by ssclafani on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 71 comments
18. Drop out. Or don't. (areallybadidea.com)
110 points by dabent on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
19. Essential JavaScript design patterns (addyosmani.com)
101 points by cfontes on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 11 comments
20. Comprehend Systems (YC W11) Wants To Make Data Analysis Less Of A Pain (techcrunch.com)
101 points by davidedicillo on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
21. Impossible colors (wikipedia.org)
90 points by m0th87 on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
22. It’s time to adopt modern Bayesian data analysis as standard procedure (indiana.edu)
89 points by snth on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
23. Programmer problem solving sequence: should it be like this? (johndcook.com)
85 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
24. Is employer-based health insurance a barrier to entrepreneurship? (sciencedirect.com)
85 points by akgerber on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 140 comments
25. First SciPy release to support Python 3 (sourceforge.net)
83 points by andrevoget on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
26. Poll: If I asked, would you send me your "Saved Stories"?
82 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 61 comments
27. Programmers without computers (johndcook.com)
83 points by fogus on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
28. Gameduino: an Arduino game adapter (kickstarter.com)
81 points by forwardslash on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 11 comments
29. Ask HN: Who's Hiring? (March 2011 Edition)
80 points by meadhikari on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
30. Immaterials: Light painting WiFi (yourban.no)
80 points by jrnkntl on Feb 28, 2011 | hide | 8 comments

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