Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit | 2011-08-09 login
Stories from August 9, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
Go back a day, month, or year. Go forward a day, month, or year.
1. 5000% Increase in the sale of baseball bats on Amazon.co.uk (amazon.co.uk)
470 points by nwest on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 150 comments
2. How to Level Up as a Developer (jasonrudolph.com)
386 points by fogus on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 109 comments
3. Why are restaurant websites so awful? Because of restaurant culture. (slate.com)
297 points by jillsy on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 128 comments
4. Large-scale Amazon EC2 Outage (amazon.com)
260 points by bradly on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 141 comments
5. NASA finds DNA components in meteorites, says they originated in space (space.com)
241 points by ssclafani on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 87 comments
6. Gamification is bullshit (bogost.com)
189 points by asanwal on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 63 comments
7. Accuracy takes power: one man's 3GHz quest to build a perfect SNES emulator (arstechnica.com)
176 points by thehigherlife on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
8. Mozilla, WebKit To Support Debugging CoffeeScript and other JS Languages (infoq.com)
176 points by DanielRibeiro on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
9. Apple to Lodsys: you'll have to go through us to sue iOS devs (arstechnica.com)
154 points by canistr on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
10. Why HN Got Slow
152 points by pg on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
11. Underscore.php (brianhaveri.github.com)
142 points by j-ashkenas on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
12. Pingdom is storing passwords in plaintext (seldo.tumblr.com)
141 points by seldo on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 122 comments
13. 200,000 BitTorrent Users Sued In The United States (torrentfreak.com)
140 points by nextparadigms on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
14. Stypi (YC S11) Is Etherpad Reborn (techcrunch.com)
138 points by canistr on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
15. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 banned from Europe (Apple wins injunction) (thinq.co.uk)
134 points by amirmc on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 92 comments
16. Stock Market Drops. VCs Hold Partner Meetings. What Happens Next? (techcrunch.com)
131 points by schlichtm on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
17. 2011 Rubyist’s guide to a Mac OS X development environment (thoughtbot.com)
130 points by bradly on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
18. Bloomberg Risk Takers: Elon Musk Documentary (bloomberg.com)
123 points by jasonjackson on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
19. Game Development: You Need $100,000 (whatgamesare.com)
111 points by robfitz on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
20. Bizarre and Annoying Causes of Fiber Cuts (level3.com)
106 points by phinze on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
21. Lion Is a Quitter (tidbits.com)
107 points by thisisblurry on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
22. Apple Now The Most Valuable Company In The World (techcrunch.com)
99 points by sahillavingia on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
23. MIT develops a portable, high-resolution 3D imaging solution (bostinnovation.com)
88 points by dmcgregor on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
24. Move.js (movelang.org)
87 points by superted on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 31 comments
25. A Site Launch Checklist (breccan.com)
81 points by bmcleod on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
26. Ruby on Rails to power 13,000 schools with 7million+ students in Kerala, India (groups.google.com)
81 points by gorain on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
27. Calculize: A Mathematical Scripting Language (calculize.com)
72 points by jashkenas on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
28. Clojure Pattern Matching Lib: literal, seq, map and other patterns (groups.google.com)
72 points by gtani on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
29. Google, Mozilla Team Up to Create a Smarter, Action-Based Web (webmonkey.com)
73 points by mmahemoff on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
30. Amazon EC2 Outage Takes Down Foursquare, Instagram, Quora, Reddit, Etc (techcrunch.com)
71 points by Vexenon on Aug 9, 2011 | hide | 20 comments

Applications are open for YC Winter 2020

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: