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Stories from August 5, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Give 100 Percent? (samanthadouglas.wordpress.com)
375 points by ColinWright on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 106 comments
2. We’re not going to have a jobless recovery. We’re going to have a jobless future (buzzmachine.com)
275 points by yarapavan on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 263 comments
3. Hacker puts a video cam on an RC truck and saves the lives of 6 soldiers (go.com)
272 points by acangiano on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 96 comments
4. What's a Closure? (nathansjslessons.appspot.com)
254 points by gulbrandr on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 57 comments
5. Are you a Facebook employee? (facebook.com)
191 points by antichaos on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
6. Designing command-line interfaces (antoarts.com)
166 points by antoarts on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
7. Hackers Can Kill Diabetics w/ Insulin Pumps? Facts vs. Fear Mongering (hanselman.com)
163 points by phsr on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
8. Martin Fowler on Software Patents (martinfowler.com)
155 points by icebraining on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
9. How I explained MapReduce to my Wife? (whyjava.wordpress.com)
130 points by shekhargulati on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
10. My Name Is Me - Supporting your freedom to choose the name you use online (nameis.me)
127 points by ChrisArchitect on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
11. Why Facebook and Google's Concept of "Real Names" Is Revolutionary (theatlantic.com)
124 points by ChrisArchitect on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
12. Code Kata: Becoming a better developer (pragprog.com)
116 points by ColinWright on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
13. Why aren't there any Open Source laser printers? (arbitraryuser.com)
114 points by arbitraryuser on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 56 comments
14. Google Announces Plans To Bake Android-Like Web Intents Into Chrome (techcrunch.com)
108 points by joelhaus on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
15. Police: Mock us in Cartoons, go to Prison (dailytech.com)
106 points by spcmnspff on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
16. Bonfire of the Vanities (steveblank.com)
104 points by cwan on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
17. A Short Introduction to Prolog (coliveira.net)
102 points by aerique on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
18. How Plan B found the Droid I was looking for (arstechnica.com)
94 points by abraham on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
19. Black Hat hacker details lethal wireless attack on insulin pumps (extremetech.com)
94 points by mrsebastian on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
20. Federal Circuit Slams Patent Troll (ipwatchdog.com)
88 points by grellas on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
21. Judge says domain name loss is not a "substantial hardship" (arstechnica.com)
87 points by canistr on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
22. Bethesda suing Mojang AB for "Scrolls" (notch.tumblr.com)
73 points by masklinn on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
23. Forget WiFi, It's LiFi: Internet Through Lightbulbs (good.is)
73 points by aptsurdist on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
24. Celery 2.3 released (celeryproject.org)
72 points by timf on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
25. Web Intents (webintents.org)
67 points by telemachos on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
26. We were raised by the Valley (teambox.com)
66 points by michokest on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
27. MyBitcoin Incident Report - August 4th 2011 (mybitcoin.com)
67 points by jayzee on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
28. Why Startups Should Try to Hire Women (jeanhsu.com)
62 points by christiekoehler on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 74 comments
29. Widespread Hijacking of Search Traffic in the United States (eff.org)
62 points by Phoenix26 on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
30. Lost skills: What today's coders don't know and why it matters (itworld.com)
61 points by jfruh on Aug 5, 2011 | hide | 74 comments

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