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Stories from March 5, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. If iPads are “post-pc devices” why must I sync with iTunes before I can use one? (thestartupfoundry.com)
445 points by g0atbutt on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 220 comments
2. Facebook bans Adsense in all applications, driving Google out of Facebook.com (facebook.net)
356 points by ignifero on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 147 comments
3. Feynman's wobbling plate: how to recover from burnout (ohio-state.edu)
204 points by neilk on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
4. Student Who Found GPS Device On His Car Due To Reddit Comment Sues The FBI (techdirt.com)
193 points by jedwhite on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
5. YCPages - List of Y Combinator companies, founders and jobs with statistics (ycpages.info)
188 points by wheels on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
6. Lunch with Sean Parker: on how he's coping with his new reputation (ft.com)
181 points by estherschindler on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
7. Fabric hits 1.0 (python.org)
144 points by jonknee on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
8. Python now uses Mercurial (python.org)
137 points by jonknee on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 111 comments
9. Armies of Expensive Lawyers, Replaced by Cheaper Software (nytimes.com)
115 points by kalvin on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
10. SEO is no longer a viable marketing strategy for startups (cdixon.org)
111 points by icey on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
11. Euler's Identity (and other maths) explained in 5 minutes (b3ta.com)
99 points by jsavimbi on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
12. Forty-five times faster at programming (imprompt.us)
97 points by mbrubeck on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
13. SSD firmware destroys digital evidence, researchers find (macworld.com)
87 points by J3L2404 on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 57 comments
14. A Non-Programmer’s Apology (aaronsw.com)
86 points by araneae on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
15. Rock-Paper-Scissors: You vs. the Computer (nytimes.com)
86 points by ibejoeb on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
16. On Designing and Deploying Internet-Scale Services (usenix.org)
83 points by apgwoz on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
17. The Billionaire Who Is Planning His 125th Birthday (nytimes.com)
77 points by ojbyrne on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
18. Review my HTML5 game Freeciv.net again one year later (freeciv.net)
75 points by roschdal on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
19. The power of lonely (boston.com)
75 points by tmsh on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
20. The Five Habits of Great Innovators (fastcompany.com)
70 points by F_J_H on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
21. From Zero to a Million Users - Dropbox and Xobni lessons learned (slideshare.net)
69 points by puente on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 3 comments
22. NASA Scientist Claims Evidence of Alien Life on Meteorite (foxnews.com)
63 points by jonallanharper on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
23. All 1,926 public school teachers in Providence fired (projo.com)
54 points by ffumarola on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 92 comments
24. How long is Last.fm gonna last? (thenextweb.com)
54 points by zeedotme on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
25. Ask HN: Please destroy my startup idea so I don't waste time on it
50 points by rcavezza on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
26. Live Blogging the Making of a Node.js Twitter Clone (travisglines.com)
45 points by travisglines on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
27. Do real developers use UML and other CASE tools? (stackexchange.com)
45 points by niyazpk on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
28. TorrentTraveler: Micropayments-based anonymous BT proxy (torrenttraveler.com)
41 points by choogi on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
29. Galton's Bayesian Machine (amstat.org)
39 points by mhb on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
30. Dial-up for Libya
38 points by cocoon on Mar 5, 2011 | hide | 3 comments

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