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Stories from August 1, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. An iOS Developer Takes on Android (nfarina.com)
720 points by nfarina on Aug 1, 2011 | 116 comments
2. Our Commitment to Trust & Safety (airbnb.com)
416 points by mikecaron on Aug 1, 2011 | 163 comments
3. Games company claims their graphics are 100,000x better (ausgamers.com)
385 points by trog on Aug 2, 2011 | 139 comments
4. The future Firefox UI (people.mozilla.com)
264 points by paulrouget on Aug 1, 2011 | 185 comments
5. My experience with a 'negative review' scammer. (westiseast.co.uk)
260 points by westiseast on Aug 2, 2011 | 78 comments
6. Game of Thrones CGI (all-things-andy-gavin.com)
210 points by agavin on Aug 1, 2011 | 67 comments
7. Why I'd never work for Google, Twitter, or Facebook (naildrivin5.com)
205 points by ssclafani on Aug 1, 2011 | 163 comments
8. Meet Comex, The 19-Year-Old iPhone Uber-Hacker Who Keeps Outsmarting Apple (forbes.com)
197 points by rjim86 on Aug 1, 2011 | 71 comments
9. Learn Perl in about 2 hours 30 minutes (qntm.org)
175 points by utkarshkukreti on Aug 1, 2011 | 104 comments
10. Patents against prosperity (economist.com)
159 points by chaostheory on Aug 1, 2011 | 38 comments
11. How to Launch Your Startup Idea for Less than $5K (mikekarnj.com)
159 points by ccarella on Aug 1, 2011 | 27 comments
12. Dulwich: Pure Python implementation of git (samba.org)
151 points by DanielRibeiro on Aug 1, 2011 | 33 comments
13. Why you can't search for phpBB on Bing (blamcast.net)
149 points by chaosmachine on Aug 1, 2011 | 42 comments
14. Chocolat - the new editor (chocolatapp.com)
142 points by Void_ on Aug 2, 2011 | 140 comments
15. The Art of Computer Programming (interview with Don Knuth) (bcs.org)
140 points by tjr on Aug 1, 2011 | 25 comments
16. Airbnb Offers Unconditional Apology, And $50,000 Insurance Guarantee (techcrunch.com)
135 points by sahillavingia on Aug 1, 2011 | 62 comments
17. Protocol Buffers, Avro, Thrift & MessagePack (igvita.com)
135 points by igrigorik on Aug 1, 2011 | 24 comments
18. Zero Day Vulnerability in many Wordpress Themes (markmaunder.com)
128 points by d2 on Aug 2, 2011 | 53 comments
19. Bootstrapping an Ultra Low Latency Trading Firm, Part 2 (veyronb.wordpress.com)
119 points by veyron on Aug 2, 2011 | 47 comments
20. IOS devs put out a call to unite against Lodsys, other patent trolls (arstechnica.com)
115 points by DeusExMachina on Aug 1, 2011 | 34 comments
21. How the Winning Tron Bot Works (a1k0n.net)
113 points by yongqli on Aug 2, 2011 | 13 comments
22. Show HN: An intuitive, offline capable HTML5 mind mapping application (drichard.org)
112 points by drichard on Aug 1, 2011 | 39 comments
23. iCloud beta (icloud.com)
107 points by sahillavingia on Aug 1, 2011 | 48 comments
24. Amazon App Store: Rotten To The Core (shiftyjelly.wordpress.com)
103 points by neckbeard on Aug 2, 2011 | 19 comments
25. Dan McCracken died, peacefully in his sleep (wikipedia.org)
100 points by asnyder on Aug 2, 2011 | 22 comments
26. Netflix Instant is coming to the entire Linux Community (benjaminkerensa.com)
97 points by taylorbuley on Aug 1, 2011 | 40 comments
27. Patents are about to become a bigger problem
95 points by AustinEnigmatic on Aug 1, 2011 | 52 comments
28. Taazr: Optimize and Monitor your Javascript (taazr.com)
90 points by unignorant on Aug 1, 2011 | 9 comments
29. Aloha Editor - HTML5 WYSIWYG Editor (aloha-editor.org)
92 points by mweibel on Aug 2, 2011 | 38 comments
30. Wicked (antipope.org)
88 points by thunk on Aug 1, 2011 | 16 comments
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