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Stories from April 23, 2011
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1. Amazon’s $23,698,655.93 book about flies (michaeleisen.org)
711 points by rflrob on April 23, 2011 | 140 comments
2. Dear Dr. Stallman: An Open Letter (alexeymk.com)
493 points by AlexeyMK on April 23, 2011 | 199 comments
3. Company was hosting cardiac patient monitoring on EC2 (amazon.com)
442 points by jln on April 23, 2011 | 80 comments
4. A minimalistic desk to handle cables and electronic clutter elegantly (elzr.com)
294 points by elzr on April 23, 2011 | 45 comments
5. Finally someone makes sense of JavaScript's this keyword (javascriptweblog.wordpress.com)
239 points by legomatic on April 23, 2011 | 52 comments
6. Joel Spolsky: Can your programming language do this? (joelonsoftware.com)
222 points by krat0sprakhar on April 23, 2011 | 110 comments
7. Ask PG: How has voting habit/volume changed since being hidden?
144 points by scorchin on April 23, 2011 | 74 comments
8. Google Tech Talks: "All Questions Answered" by Donald Knuth (clicker.com)
130 points by tjr on April 23, 2011 | 16 comments
9. The Linux Security Circus: On GUI isolation (theinvisiblethings.blogspot.com)
126 points by wglb on April 23, 2011 | 47 comments
10. Python for Android | Linux Journal (linuxjournal.com)
110 points by db42 on April 23, 2011 | 12 comments
11. MLPY - high-performance Python library for predictive modeling (fbk.eu)
102 points by helwr on April 23, 2011 | 9 comments
12. Mozilla JavaScript 2011 (blog.mozilla.com)
100 points by kinetik on April 23, 2011
13. Dropbox as a CMS - DropPages (droppages.com)
100 points by sebkomianos on April 23, 2011 | 11 comments
14. Why you should use talloc for your next C project (fedoraproject.org)
98 points by bluetech on April 23, 2011 | 57 comments
15. Warren Buffett is now betting against the US dollar (washingtonpost.com)
95 points by ck2 on April 23, 2011 | 82 comments
16. Ask HN: How Would You Architect Around Potential AWS Failures?
88 points by byoung2 on April 23, 2011 | 40 comments
17. Complexity is the enemy (neugierig.org)
86 points by slig on April 23, 2011 | 26 comments
18. The curious case of the number 3435 (republicofmath.com)
81 points by wglb on April 23, 2011 | 14 comments
19. Interview with a cracker (successfulsoftware.net)
77 points by pw on April 23, 2011 | 15 comments
20. Githits (githits.me)
79 points by helwr on April 23, 2011 | 45 comments
21. Linux Power Usage Regression in 2.6.38+ (phoronix.com)
65 points by tagx on April 23, 2011 | 16 comments
22. Startups: How to Hustle with AngelList in 10 Steps (quora.com)
64 points by turoczy on April 23, 2011 | 5 comments
23. On Meeting People from the Internet (zaccohn.com)
61 points by zacharycohn on April 23, 2011 | 21 comments
24. Remembering the Magic of Supreme Court Briefs Before Technology Took Over (blogs.forbes.com)
59 points by grellas on April 23, 2011 | 7 comments
25. Libstdc++ has a "diagnostics" mode that suggests alternate containers (gcc.gnu.org)
57 points by dhruvbird on April 23, 2011 | 4 comments
26. How Libya's phone network evaded shutdown (aljazeera.net)
57 points by smutticus on April 23, 2011
27. Google Code Jam 2011 (code.google.com)
49 points by helwr on April 23, 2011 | 5 comments
28. Sony Confirms PlayStation Network Outage Caused By ‘External Intrusion’ (techcrunch.com)
46 points by ssclafani on April 23, 2011 | 43 comments
29. GPS satellites get a serious upgrade (physorg.com)
45 points by cwan on April 23, 2011 | 31 comments
30. The AWS Outage: The Cloud's Shining Moment (oreilly.com)
44 points by turoczy on April 23, 2011 | 8 comments

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