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1. Workers Leaving the Googleplex (andrewnormanwilson.com)
690 points by maverhick on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 391 comments
2. A Rough Guide to Social Skills for Awkward Smart People (techno-anthropology.blogspot.com)
273 points by KennethMyers on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 126 comments
3. Wikileaks: Police Arrested Movie Pirate As “A Personal Favor” To Movie Official (torrentfreak.com)
197 points by there on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
4. Rootkit on a Brand new Toshiba laptop (jitbit.com)
188 points by jitbit on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
5. Patent 5,893,120 reduced to mathematical formulae (paulspontifications.blogspot.com)
177 points by dchest on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
6. PyPy 1.5 Released: Catching Up (morepypy.blogspot.com)
147 points by jnoller on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
7. The investment that didn't happen (k9.vc)
144 points by sneakersneaker on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
8. Bitcoin hits US$ 4, after being mentioned on CNN yesterday (mtgox.com)
144 points by TheCoreh on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 92 comments
9. New order of animals discovered? (scientificamerican.com)
142 points by MaysonL on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
10. Bitcoin exchange account of Coinpal shut down by Paypal (bitcoin.org)
142 points by tshtf on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 74 comments
11. Microsoft Support: Computer Randomly Plays Classical Music (microsoft.com)
141 points by urbannomad on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
12. Simple description of popular open source licenses (pbagwl.com)
112 points by pbagwl on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
13. Building a Thinking Room (wsj.com)
108 points by fun2have on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
14. Ask HN: Can you recommend some directories to list your app?
97 points by auston on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
15. Introducing Druid: Real-Time Analytics at a Billion Rows Per Second (metamarketsgroup.com)
95 points by Anon84 on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
16. Optimizing Nginx for High Traffic Loads (martinfjordvald.com)
95 points by ichilton on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
17. Unity Asset Store: $3000 revenue in 5 days from a spline drawing tool (juhakiili.com)
94 points by dirtyaura on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
18. Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 38 Years (zenhabits.net)
93 points by willyg on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
19. The "book" is dead (diveintomark.org)
91 points by brianwillis on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
20. Have you read your Python Docs Lately? (jessenoller.com)
87 points by jnoller on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
21. Why You Should Think Twice About Opting-In to the Delicious-AVOS Transfer (zdnet.com)
78 points by samoa on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
22. List of current and upcoming cloud platforms (huchunhao.com)
59 points by andypants on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
23. Great Data Structure & Algorithm Visualization Tool (5mins.wordpress.com)
59 points by Goodstuff on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
24. Software Patents as Innovation Tax, Rather Than Catalyst for Innovation (thenoisychannel.com)
56 points by powertower on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
25. The road ahead for Rust (pcwalton.blogspot.com)
54 points by icey on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
26. All-time greatest failed Internet startup (quora.com)
51 points by mg1313 on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
27. Did the Sale of Pyrex Hurt the Crack-Cocaine Industry? (freakonomics.com)
48 points by bjonathan on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
28. Ask PG: Disconnecting Distraction progress?
45 points by hella on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
29. Ask HN: Have you written a book?
44 points by nbashaw on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
30. Show HN: crawl a website and store it in S3 from your browser (github.com)
43 points by spullara on Apr 30, 2011 | hide | 12 comments

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