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Stories from August 23, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. If Software Is Eating The World, Why Don't Coders Get Any Respect?
618 points by throwaway37 on Aug 24, 2011 | 265 comments
2. Deck.js: A JavaScript library for building modern HTML presentations. (imakewebthings.github.com)
391 points by toni on Aug 23, 2011 | 60 comments
3. Samsung cites Kubrick's "2001" as Prior Art in Patent Case Against Apple (macrumors.com)
283 points by dvdhsu on Aug 23, 2011 | 110 comments
4. Google Fiber: 151Mbps down / 92Mbps up (geek.com)
235 points by 11031a on Aug 23, 2011 | 150 comments
5. How Karma Should Be Measured (nashcoding.com)
211 points by tansey on Aug 23, 2011 | 67 comments
6. Russia plans $65bn tunnel to America (timesonline.co.uk)
181 points by pwg on Aug 24, 2011 | 95 comments
7. 37signals: A/B testing part 3: Finalé (37signals.com)
181 points by wlll on Aug 23, 2011 | 58 comments
8. China airs documentary proving military university is hacking U.S. targets (geek.com)
176 points by bjonathan on Aug 23, 2011 | 91 comments
9. Today I launched my solo project, Listry. Feedback/suggestions appreciated (listry.com)
174 points by Spines11 on Aug 23, 2011 | 80 comments
10. Y Combinator Unloads Massive New Batch of Start-Ups (allthingsd.com)
155 points by dbul on Aug 23, 2011 | 56 comments
11. Why Are Finland's Schools Successful? (smithsonianmag.com)
148 points by mebe on Aug 23, 2011 | 85 comments
12. Y Combinator Demo Day: The Ultimate Roundup (techcrunch.com)
143 points by brendanlim on Aug 24, 2011 | 27 comments
13. PyPy - We need Software Transactional Memory (morepypy.blogspot.com)
135 points by j4mie on Aug 23, 2011 | 63 comments
14. Facebook announces new privacy and tagging model (facebook.com)
133 points by thurn on Aug 23, 2011 | 33 comments
15. An Intern Guide to a Summer in the Bay Area (alexeymk.com)
132 points by AlexeyMK on Aug 24, 2011 | 37 comments
16. Slovenia gets transparent by revealing all government spending via Supervizor (funkykaraoke.com)
130 points by tomazstolfa on Aug 23, 2011 | 18 comments
17. Windows 8: Improving our file management basics: copy, move, rename, and delete (msdn.com)
127 points by ghurlman on Aug 24, 2011 | 131 comments
18. SeatGeek Blog: What An Earthquake Does To Page Load Time (seatgeek.com)
123 points by acslater00 on Aug 23, 2011 | 29 comments
19. The most stupid C bug ever (elpauer.org)
121 points by Garbage on Aug 24, 2011 | 85 comments
20. Fallen out of love with LinkedIn? (swiss-miss.com)
129 points by ckarltorp on Aug 23, 2011 | 80 comments
21. The Semantic Grid System: Page Layout For Tomorrow (smashingmagazine.com)
109 points by joshuacc on Aug 23, 2011 | 24 comments
22. Fukushima Robot Operator Writes Tell-All Blog (ieee.org)
109 points by eguizzo on Aug 23, 2011 | 9 comments
23. How dead is dead? (economist.com)
93 points by brianl on Aug 24, 2011 | 21 comments
24. Google closes Android developer complaint forums (theregister.co.uk)
86 points by jen_h on Aug 23, 2011 | 35 comments
25. Fastest sort of fixed length 6 int array (stackoverflow.com)
80 points by g-garron on Aug 24, 2011 | 17 comments
26. Facebook Just Bowed Out of the Check In War With Foursquare (betabeat.com)
76 points by taylorbuley on Aug 23, 2011 | 44 comments
27. $99 TouchPad a hit, as Ubuntu and Android ports emerge (linuxfordevices.com)
70 points by darkduck on Aug 23, 2011 | 55 comments
28. Phil Zimmermann: Beware of Snake Oil Crypto (1997) (philzimmermann.com)
70 points by bdhe on Aug 23, 2011 | 42 comments
29. How to Never Miss Writing a Blog Post (nathanbarry.com)
66 points by nathanbarry on Aug 23, 2011 | 19 comments
30. Greplin (W2010) Releases Must Have iPhone App (techcrunch.com)
62 points by danicgross on Aug 23, 2011 | 27 comments
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