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1. Amazon Web Services are down (amazon.com)
560 points by yuvadam on April 21, 2011 | hide | 332 comments
2. Building a Web Application that makes $500 a Month – Part I (tbbuck.com)
421 points by mootothemax on April 21, 2011 | hide | 115 comments
3. "... so now I will jiggle things randomly until they unbreak" is not acceptable' (gmane.org)
352 points by signa11 on April 21, 2011 | hide | 126 comments
4. AWS is down, but here's why the sky is falling (justinsb.posterous.com)
347 points by justinsb on April 21, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
5. My National Security Letter Gag Order (2007) (washingtonpost.com)
307 points by boredguy8 on April 21, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
6. 2-D Glasses (2d-glasses.com)
281 points by hammock on April 21, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
7. Thank HN: 127 days since I asked for your advice.
253 points by throwaway267 on April 21, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
8. IBM's infamous "Black Team" (t3.org)
232 points by shawndumas on April 21, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
9. Great jquery tutorial (jqfundamentals.com)
187 points by bzupnick on April 21, 2011 | hide | 11 comments
10. Everything popular is wrong: Making it in electronic music (littlewhiteearbuds.com)
175 points by tintin on April 21, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
11. Apple is not “recording your moves” (willclarke.net)
157 points by mercurio on April 21, 2011 | hide | 78 comments
12. A common bug in published code (google.com)
140 points by shawndumas on April 21, 2011 | hide | 71 comments
13. Fallacies of Distributed Computing (wikipedia.org)
139 points by mindcrime on April 21, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
14. Why Groupon Sucks for Merchants and LivingSocial Doesn't (venturelevel.com)
128 points by venturelevel on April 21, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
15. The Economics of Dropbox (w2lessons.com)
110 points by mwbiz on April 21, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
16. Sugar and Health: Interview with UCSF professor Robert Lustig (kqed.org)
108 points by kqr2 on April 21, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
17. Actual JavaScript Engine Performance (crockford.com)
107 points by riffraff on April 21, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
18. Go At Heroku (Doozer) (golang.org)
106 points by bmizerany on April 21, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
19. Thomas Friedman: Amazon.you (1999) (nytimes.com)
101 points by cwan on April 21, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
20. The education bubble: Tech progress may reduce the demand for high-end jobs (economist.com)
93 points by terio on April 21, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
21. Rails 3.1 has jQuery by default (rubyonrails.org)
85 points by vijaydev on April 21, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
22. SimpleGeo puts 20 million places in the public domain. (readwriteweb.com)
87 points by zacharyvoase on April 21, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
23. Don't blame Amazon for your lack of redundancy (cloudability.com)
86 points by matellis on April 21, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
24. How Books were made in 1947 [video] (youtu.be)
77 points by mmcconnell1618 on April 21, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
25. RESTduino - Arduino hacking for the REST of us (jasongullickson.posterous.com)
75 points by jasongullickson on April 21, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
26. What will Google offer? (google.com)
76 points by thankuz on April 21, 2011 | hide | 73 comments
27. Working around the EC2 outage (dotcloud.com)
68 points by jpetazzo on April 21, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
28. Android location service cache dumper. (github.com/packetlss)
69 points by packetlss on April 21, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
29. Texas jury finds Google infringes a patent: $5,000,000 damage award (fosspatents.blogspot.com)
68 points by FlorianMueller on April 21, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
30. Pipeable Ruby - forget about grep / sed / awk / wc ... (github.com/grosser)
67 points by adulau on April 21, 2011 | hide | 40 comments

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