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Stories from May 4, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. The Last Post (penmachine.com)
604 points by gtzi on May 4, 2011 | hide | 61 comments
2. Intel Reinvents Transistors Using New 3-D Structure (intel.com)
470 points by brewski on May 4, 2011 | hide | 101 comments
3. Electron Band Structure In Germanium, My Ass (wisc.edu)
316 points by bootload on May 4, 2011 | hide | 97 comments
4. Your Chrome browser might not be using HTTP anymore (igvita.com)
214 points by tsycho on May 4, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
5. Get-shit-done - Easy way to stop distractions (github.com)
190 points by leftnode on May 4, 2011 | hide | 76 comments
6. Show HN: Machine learning cheat sheet (eferm.com)
166 points by Emore on May 4, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
7. LikeALittle's Ridiculous Hacker House (techcrunch.com)
160 points by thankuz on May 4, 2011 | hide | 68 comments
8. John Resig, creator of jQuery, AMA. (reddit.com)
157 points by timf on May 4, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
9. Be a quiet professional (kyletress.com)
155 points by jktress on May 4, 2011 | hide | 71 comments
10. The Unwritten Laws of Engineering: What the Beginner Needs to Learn at Once (asme.org)
149 points by wallflower on May 4, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
11. Dear Record Labels: Focus on Buyers, Not Thieves (earbits.com)
144 points by earbitscom on May 4, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
12. Google Releases JavaScript.next to JavaScript Compiler Traceur (code.google.com)
139 points by ssclafani on May 4, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
13. Linus Torvalds Interview for LinuxFR (linuxfr.org)
130 points by linuxnow on May 4, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
14. Tell HN: I'm writing an Erlang recipes book, are you interested? (leanpub.com)
126 points by yrashk on May 4, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
15. Sortfolio for sale (37signals.com)
119 points by wlll on May 4, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
16. A CoffeeScript Intervention (pragprog.com)
107 points by telemachos on May 4, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
17. De-anonymizing Apple UDIDs with OpenFeint (corte.si)
100 points by morganpyne on May 4, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
18. Amazing way Chinese recycle millions of cellphones every year (nokia.com)
100 points by pitdesi on May 4, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
19. Deliberate Practice: How Education Fails to Produce Expertise (freakonomics.com)
99 points by cwan on May 4, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
20. "The 411 Parable": Goog411 vs Bing411 - Make sure you are playing the same game. (buildcontext.com)
88 points by benhedrington on May 4, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
21. How Fog Creek learned to do sales part 2 (fogcreek.com)
88 points by buzzcut on May 4, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
22. GNUnet (wikimedia.org)
83 points by gnosis on May 4, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
23. Doctors use copyright assignment in patient contract to stifle bad reviews (eff.org)
82 points by grellas on May 4, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
24. Facebook Ads: How to Get 1 Cent CPC (and why you might not want to) (momentgarden.com)
82 points by garbowza on May 4, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
25. Best practices for raising a VC round (cdixon.org)
73 points by yan on May 4, 2011 | hide | 2 comments
26. Ask HN: What are your productivity hacks?
72 points by zaqfu on May 4, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
27. I just released an eBook about exceptions and failure handling in Ruby (exceptionalruby.com)
71 points by avdi on May 4, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
28. Public key pinning coming in Chrome 13 (imperialviolet.org)
68 points by trotsky on May 4, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
29. Your New TV Ruins Movies (about LCDs and motion smoothing) (prolost.com)
65 points by lostbit on May 4, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
30. Moore’s Law Is Alive And Well, And Intel Will Prove It Today (allthingsd.com)
66 points by tilt on May 4, 2011 | hide | 17 comments

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