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Stories from June 11, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. The Linux desktop experience is killing Linux on the desktop (batsov.com)
270 points by bozhidar on June 11, 2011 | hide | 310 comments
2. Detroit DIYer cooks up stronger, lighter steel, shames scientists (engadget.com)
241 points by shawndumas on June 11, 2011 | hide | 86 comments
3. 1Gbps fiber for $70—in America? Yup. (arstechnica.com)
219 points by kylelibra on June 11, 2011 | hide | 101 comments
4. War on Urchin (blog.pinboard.in)
211 points by ryannielsen on June 11, 2011 | hide | 64 comments
5. How we got the unusual symbol used for the Mac menu command key (folklore.org)
177 points by acangiano on June 11, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
6. Permanent home for Les Paul Google Logo (google.com)
161 points by krishna2 on June 11, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
7. Yes, You Can Run 18 Static Sites on a 64MB VPS (lowendbox.com)
125 points by tshtf on June 11, 2011 | hide | 109 comments
8. Don't Forget Your Logged Out Users (avc.com)
113 points by bjonathan on June 11, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
9. After Three Months of Using a Standing Desk (happenchance.net)
109 points by ColinWright on June 11, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
10. Language.js - A fast PEG parser written in JavaScript (github.com)
101 points by ryannielsen on June 11, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
11. Connecticut Killed Affiliate Marketing with Amazon.com (ballestrini.net)
100 points by foxhop on June 11, 2011 | hide | 103 comments
12. Underwater Spider Spins Itself an Aqualung (sciencemag.org)
95 points by pwg on June 11, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
13. Life of an Implementer: If you're good at it, don't do it for someone else (undev.wordpress.com)
78 points by benwr on June 11, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
14. Hashtables, a new Haskell library for fast mutable hash tables (gregorycollins.net)
70 points by T_S_ on June 11, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
15. Implementing bookmarklets in JavaScript (2ality.com)
65 points by jschuur on June 11, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
16. Why The Y Combinator Model Does Not Work In India (frontiernxt.com)
62 points by skbohra123 on June 11, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
17. Pixelmator 2 Sneak Preview (pixelmator.com)
62 points by wicknicks on June 11, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
18. No, quantum entanglement does not allow you to communicate faster than light (flownet.com)
51 points by lisper on June 11, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
19. Why I Want Google Offers And The Entire Daily Deals Business To Die (techcrunch.com)
50 points by amduser29 on June 11, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
20. I.M.F. Hit by Sophisticated Cyberattack (nytimes.com)
47 points by jayzee on June 11, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
21. Is Faster-Than-Light Travel or Communication Possible? (desy.de)
47 points by bhavin on June 11, 2011 | hide | 57 comments
22. Linus Torvalds Sits Down, Talks 20th Anniversary of Linux [video] (linux.com)
45 points by gnufs on June 11, 2011 | hide | 2 comments
23. Microsoft’s Silence is Infuriating .NET Developers (infoq.com)
43 points by DanielRibeiro on June 11, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
24. Do Psychopaths Make the World Go Round? (tor.com)
40 points by wslh on June 11, 2011 | hide | 55 comments
25. Qubes: an open source OS with strong security for desktop computing (qubes-os.org)
40 points by evangineer on June 11, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
26. Why Everyone Should Learn to Program (reviewsindepth.com)
40 points by grovulent on June 11, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
27. New instructions in Intel's Haswell microarchitecture (intel.com)
37 points by ssp on June 11, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
28. What a road seller taught me about selling (frelay.com)
35 points by karterk on June 11, 2011 | hide | 3 comments
29. Democratizing Big Data - Is Hadoop Our Only Hope? (gigaom.com)
34 points by ahoff on June 11, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
30. EFF on the Lodsys patent claims (eff.org)
30 points by grellas on June 11, 2011 | hide | 11 comments

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