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

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1. Cellular Automaton Music Generator (earslap.com)
299 points by travisglines on Apr 16, 2011 | 51 comments
2. Online Cash Bitcoin could Challenge Governments, Banks (time.com)
279 points by kiba on Apr 16, 2011 | 214 comments
3. In the UK? Strange browser behaviour? You might be being IWF’d. (grimboy.co.uk)
182 points by iuguy on Apr 17, 2011 | 47 comments
4. Square's Disruptive Payment Service About to Get A Huge Retail Boost from Apple (techcrunch.com)
162 points by Jsarokin on Apr 16, 2011 | 70 comments
5. Git is Inconsistent (r6.ca)
157 points by sheffield on Apr 17, 2011 | 79 comments
6. How Bitcoin Works (bitcoin.it)
156 points by kam on Apr 16, 2011 | 50 comments
7. A Patently Obvious Problem (nytimes.com)
107 points by petethomas on Apr 16, 2011 | 33 comments
8. List of copyrighted places (istockphoto.com)
98 points by hippich on Apr 17, 2011 | 34 comments
9. You Don't Know JavaScript (w2lessons.com)
94 points by mwbiz on Apr 16, 2011 | 38 comments
10. Conway's Game of Life Extrusion (qotile.net)
94 points by brunoc on Apr 16, 2011 | 29 comments
11. Khan Academy Redesign (shipordie.com)
90 points by woan on Apr 16, 2011 | 20 comments
12. Ideas suck (hackfwd.tumblr.com)
73 points by k7d on Apr 17, 2011 | 23 comments
13. 1st draft of R7RS small language available (all changes listed on linked page) (groups.google.com)
71 points by tizoc on Apr 16, 2011 | 12 comments
14. What math (and programming) teachers should know about memory (republicofmath.com)
69 points by ColinWright on Apr 16, 2011 | 13 comments
15. Improved V8 external arrays in Node.js (blog.mrale.ph)
62 points by chapel on Apr 17, 2011
16. Www. is deprecated - should it be? (no-www.org)
64 points by zengr on Apr 17, 2011 | 80 comments
17. Hating on Candyland: Why most games for kids are awful (kidsdungeonadventure.com)
54 points by bengarvey on Apr 16, 2011 | 61 comments
18. JQuery: Official Plugins - A Change in the Roadmap (jquery.com)
53 points by flardinois on Apr 16, 2011 | 1 comment
19. Motivations of a Hacker (nushackers.org)
51 points by laurenceputra on Apr 17, 2011 | 10 comments
20. How to Price Software - Economics vs. Pyschology (joelonsoftware.com)
50 points by mv1 on Apr 17, 2011 | 6 comments
21. Ask PG: Can we see karma on Ask HN comments?
49 points by ibejoeb on Apr 16, 2011 | 1 comment
22. Modules Matter Most (existentialtype.wordpress.com)
47 points by ottbot on Apr 16, 2011 | 26 comments
23. Chrome OS Release Coming Soon? Stable Channel Now Available (thechromesource.com)
48 points by dcawrey on Apr 17, 2011 | 11 comments
24. Internet Explorer, WebGL and a Return to the Bad Old Days (readwriteweb.com)
43 points by ph0rque on Apr 17, 2011 | 24 comments
25. List of 24,000 Available Brand Names (.com) For Your Startup (kevinohashi.com)
43 points by ohashi on Apr 16, 2011 | 32 comments
26. What is the truth behind "9 out of 10 startups fail"? (quora.com)
44 points by wh-uws on Apr 16, 2011 | 17 comments
27. What App Developers Want: Letters To Steve Jobs And Larry Page (techcrunch.com)
42 points by solipsist on Apr 16, 2011 | 30 comments
28. Exploring Rails 3.1 - ActiveModel::SecurePassword (bcardarella.com)
39 points by there on Apr 16, 2011 | 15 comments
29. How Bikes Steer Themselves (sciencefriday.com)
38 points by celias on Apr 16, 2011 | 14 comments
30. Advice for startups on how to make money from online advertising (techvibes.com)
38 points by mindball on Apr 16, 2011 | 10 comments
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