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Stories from June 12, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. All these Brilliant People at Facebook Make Me Sad (hueniverse.com)
316 points by wslh on June 12, 2011 | hide | 168 comments
2. Guy makes a knife from scratch. He has to make a smelter first. (arscives.com)
278 points by RickHull on June 12, 2011 | hide | 132 comments
3. Tower Bridge bot killed by Twitter, replaced with marketing (infovore.org)
235 points by tomstuart on June 12, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
4. Aha Moments When Learning Git (betterexplained.com)
219 points by p4bl0 on June 12, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
5. The Reduceron, a CPU designed for functional programs (york.ac.uk)
194 points by omaranto on June 12, 2011 | hide | 11 comments
6. Python idioms (colorado.edu)
169 points by preek on June 12, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
7. Steve Jobs: Thank you for disobeying me (folklore.org)
156 points by twidlit on June 12, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
8. Scala: The Static Language that Feels Dynamic (Bruce Eckel) (artima.com)
151 points by peod on June 12, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
9. How to become a proficient Python programmer (dispatched.ch)
140 points by preek on June 12, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
10. Ask HN: Advice for a young, self-taught programmer
136 points by godarderik on June 12, 2011 | hide | 73 comments
11. Scala moving to Github (github.com)
101 points by fogus on June 12, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
12. Mac OS X Lion Can Run in Chrome OS-Like Browser Only Mode (macrumors.com)
97 points by codelion on June 12, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
13. Localtunnel: Quickly expose your local web server to the Internet (github.com)
93 points by fosk on June 12, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
14. Gridless: a responsive HTML5 and CSS3 boilerplate (thatcoolguy.github.com)
87 points by thatcoolguy on June 12, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
15. Linux is Not Windows (oneandoneis2.org)
86 points by lgv on June 12, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
16. The one slide your startup should never have in its deck. (poorbuthappy.com)
84 points by petervandijck on June 12, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
17. U.S. Underwrites Internet Detour Around Censors (nytimes.com)
85 points by credo on June 12, 2011 | hide | 75 comments
18. Keynesian beauty contest (wikipedia.org)
81 points by vecter on June 12, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
19. Ask HN: How much time did you invest in your startup until ramen profitable?
78 points by clyfe on June 12, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
20. Which tech giants will still be around after 100 years? (economist.com)
75 points by teralaser on June 12, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
21. RIP Eliyahu M. Goldratt (kevinrutherford.posterous.com)
75 points by kevinrutherford on June 12, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
22. Why Computer Science (carterac.tumblr.com)
69 points by abfabry on June 12, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
23. Canonical creates a custom 40-processor ARM build machine (thetanktheory.squarespace.com)
68 points by zdw on June 12, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
24. Put a thousand books from the British Library on your iPad for free (tuaw.com)
66 points by shawndumas on June 12, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
25. Cloud Save (chrome.google.com)
63 points by shinvee on June 12, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
26. Launch Your Site Too Soon (housefed.tumblr.com)
57 points by emilepetrone on June 12, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
27. The New C++: Lay down your guns, knives, and clubs (theregister.co.uk)
56 points by jemeshsu on June 12, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
28. The Zipcar Prize proposal: enabling one-way car sharing trips (yort.com)
53 points by troydavis on June 12, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
29. Ask HN: How do I start with Machine Learning?
51 points by phektus on June 12, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
30. NLP with Prolog in IBM Watson (nmsu.edu)
49 points by helwr on June 12, 2011 | hide | 14 comments

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