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1. Show HN: Codecademy.com, the easiest way to learn to code (codecademy.com)
787 points by zds on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 232 comments
2. Spin.js, a pure JS spinner (fgnass.github.com)
548 points by michokest on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
3. It’s Official: HP Kills Off webOS Phones and the TouchPad (techcrunch.com)
437 points by canistr on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 305 comments
4. The Greatest Customer Service Story Ever Told, Starring Morton’s Steakhouse (shankman.com)
413 points by jsherry on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 139 comments
5. Updated US immigration rules: H1-B can work for own company (washingtonpost.com)
322 points by limist on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 91 comments
6. "Any time you have worked long hours, it is a sign of a broken process." (stackexchange.com)
323 points by zzzeek on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 162 comments
7. A Stick Figure Guide to the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) (moserware.com)
267 points by llambda on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
8. Who Does Facebook Think You Are Searching For? (thekeesh.com)
269 points by jkeesh on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 108 comments
9. PyPy 1.6 Released - Full Python 2.7.1 Implementation (morepypy.blogspot.com)
244 points by jparise on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
10. Show HN: a free multi-user whiteboard with unlimited, zoomable surface (sketchub.com)
215 points by florianguenther on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
11. Dead Man's Switch (deadmansswitch.net)
185 points by coderdude on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 99 comments
12. Google Reexam Requests Devastating to Lodsys (groklaw.net)
181 points by grellas on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
13. Think Twice Before Installing Any Chrome Extension (arpitnext.com)
168 points by arpitnext on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 73 comments
14. Apple, It’s Time To Block iOS 5 Beta Users From Reviewing Apps (techcrunch.com)
163 points by davidedicillo on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
15. Oh, Adobe... read the copy, then view the source. (adobe.com)
143 points by josscrowcroft on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 146 comments
16. Company Scans Your Books For a Dollar – Ship ‘Em In, Get a PDF via Email (singularityhub.com)
138 points by ph0rque on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
17. Why Rounded Corners are Easier on the Eyes (uxmovement.com)
133 points by waterhole on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
18. Evernote Acquires Skitch (allthingsd.com)
124 points by jamesjyu on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
19. How GitHub Works: Creativity is Important (zachholman.com)
124 points by mcos on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
20. Try the A* pathfinding algorithm with HTML5 canvas (matthewtrost.org)
114 points by coderdude on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
21. How Google's build system works (google-engtools.blogspot.com)
113 points by skybrian on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
22. Google's Rubin split his Android bonus with team (pcmag.com)
104 points by xtacy on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
23. Apprenticeships - Employers Must Get Past Degree Snobbery (codemanship.co.uk)
101 points by csjohnst on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 85 comments
24. How Elon Musk Thinks: Reasoning from First Principles. (oninnovation.com)
94 points by jasonjackson on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
25. Minecraft creator challenges Bethesda to winner-take-all Quake deathmatch (boingboing.net)
82 points by jaybol on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
26. Chrome extension "Awesome Screenshot" messes with Google search results (seroundtable.com)
81 points by antimora on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
27. IBM produces first working chips modeled on the human brain (venturebeat.com)
80 points by RobertHubert on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
28. Should UTF-16 be considered harmful? (stackoverflow.com)
77 points by ch0wn on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
29. Paper: The Akamai Network - 61,000 Servers, 1,000 Networks, 70 Countries (highscalability.com)
77 points by yarapavan on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
30. Weather in Google Maps (google-latlong.blogspot.com)
75 points by chrismealy on Aug 18, 2011 | hide | 17 comments

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