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1. For the love of God, YC companies-to-be stop posting ambiguous job description
369 points by startupcto on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 93 comments
2. AeroFS - File Sync Without Servers (aerofs.com)
335 points by dli282 on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 117 comments
3. Why you don't steal from a hacker. (infosec20.blogspot.com)
272 points by gregcmartin on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 152 comments
4. How to put your logo in a QR code (hackaday.com)
255 points by xd on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
5. Algorithms to enhance or transform images (scriptol.com)
235 points by scriptproof on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
6. Use Jonathan's card to buy yourself an iPad (odio.com)
234 points by Sam_Odio on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 234 comments
7. Welcome to the Cloud - "Your Apple ID has been disabled." (hanselman.com)
232 points by darrenkopp on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 100 comments
8. The Shapes of CSS (css-tricks.com)
219 points by tilt on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
9. Ask HN: Help, I think Amazon is stealing my ebook (amazon.com)
212 points by latch on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
10. Flickr is dead (thomashawk.com)
183 points by wspruijt on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 96 comments
11. Next-Gen Web Apps: Google unleashes Native Client into Chrome (techcrunch.com)
160 points by lobo_tuerto on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 122 comments
12. MobileWorks (YC S11) is a Hands-Off Mechanical Turk (techcrunch.com)
151 points by anandkulkarni on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
13. Free Printed Copies of "Version Control by Example" (ericsink.com)
144 points by rw140 on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
14. PicPlum (YC S11): Beautiful Prints, Automatically Mailed for You (techcrunch.com)
144 points by canistr on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
15. San Francisco Subway Muzzles Cell Service During Protest (cnet.com)
142 points by hornokplease on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 111 comments
16. How PayPal could have killed an independent conference (aralbalkan.com)
110 points by ailon on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
17. How much money should my company raise? (jessicamah.com)
108 points by teej on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
18. Old Dijkstra Essays Considered (blog.mozilla.com)
106 points by mbrubeck on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
19. Run old games in DOSBox in the browser (naclbox.com)
105 points by buster on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
20. Extreme concentration of wealth in US economy has led to central planning (plus.google.com)
95 points by ph0rque on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 76 comments
21. Show HN: Our new ridesharing site, BurningManRides.com. Feedback? (burningmanrides.com)
93 points by jasonshen on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
22. Fuzzing at scale (googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com)
93 points by abraham on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
23. Show HN: A Chrome extension that adds moustaches to every face on the web (chrome.google.com)
90 points by andrewnez on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 31 comments
24. An Inside Look at the (Python) GIL Removal Patch of Lore (dabeaz.blogspot.com)
90 points by mace on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
25. Python GIL removal question (python.org)
85 points by spahl on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
26. D3 for Mere Mortals (d3.js visualization tutorial) (recursion.org)
84 points by 100k on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
27. Milestone for MIT Press’s bestseller, "Introduction to Algorithms" (web.mit.edu)
81 points by ilamont on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
28. How browsers make money, or why Google needs Firefox (extremetech.com)
82 points by ukdm on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
29. Show HN: We built Callroulette, a chatroulette for phones (cs.berkeley.edu)
76 points by shaddi on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
30. Mark Shuttleworth on patents, tablets and the future of Ubuntu (techcentral.co.za)
76 points by macco on Aug 12, 2011 | hide | 11 comments

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