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Stories from August 26, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Walking on a cube-shaped planet (straightdope.com)
450 points by yaks_hairbrush on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 78 comments
2. Want to Write a Compiler? Just Read These Two Papers. (dadgum.com)
399 points by ColinWright on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 77 comments
3. New gaming laptop with innovative UI by Razer (arstechnica.com)
292 points by zeratul on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 180 comments
4. iPhone vs Android app sales: numbers from an indie developer
292 points by bignoggins on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 91 comments
5. How we found the file that was used to Hack RSA (f-secure.com)
277 points by Garbage on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 78 comments
6. What does $1265 of bugs look like? (daemonology.net)
211 points by cperciva on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 31 comments
7. Online course: Build your own simulated computer, assembler, lang, OS, & game (diycomputerscience.com)
190 points by adaptives on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
8. Max Levchin to Leave Google As Slide Is Shut Down (allthingsd.com)
148 points by jamesjyu on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
9. Why Clojure doesn't need invokedynamic (groups.google.com)
148 points by apgwoz on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
10. Despite Y Combinator Growth, Paul Graham Still Coding (forbes.com)
147 points by churp on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
11. The economics of good looks (economist.com)
137 points by martincmartin on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 75 comments
12. Flash: 99% Bad (useit.com)
137 points by gorm on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 103 comments
13. Introducing Stasis: A new way to build static sites with Ruby (stasis.me)
133 points by winton on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
14. Backbone.js Screencast - Introduction and Views (joeybeninghove.com)
131 points by joeybeninghove on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
15. Reddit Traffic has Exploded in 12 Months (soshable.com)
132 points by vaf on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 101 comments
16. TinyVM 1.0 released; adds 16 lines of code, registers, a VM stack and more (github.com)
121 points by davedx on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
17. Pics of old SF on a map (oldsf.org)
116 points by sdizdar on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
18. Apple Awards Tim Cook 1,000,000 Shares of Stock as CEO Bonus to Stay Until 2021 (macrumors.com)
107 points by sahillavingia on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 107 comments
19. Jig, the first product from Tasty Labs (jig.com)
105 points by akent on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 95 comments
20. How To Get Covered In a Major Tech Blog (dshipper.posterous.com)
103 points by dshipper on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
21. Steve at NeXT (tbray.org)
103 points by alexandros on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
22. MIT Unravels the Secrets Behind Collective Intelligence (singularityhub.com)
95 points by hinto_ize on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
23. Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read (davidcancel.com)
95 points by oliver_olsen on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
24. Dorm Room Design and Construction (mit.edu)
90 points by wyclif on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
25. If you wouldn't pay for my app, your pricing advice is worthless (tbbuck.com)
89 points by mootothemax on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
26. One More Thing… (techcrunch.com)
82 points by emwa on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
27. An XMPP server with Node.js (superfeedr.com)
77 points by julien on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
28. Eric Schmidt criticises education in the UK (bbc.co.uk)
77 points by pmjoyce on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
29. Group Theory in the Bedroom (americanscientist.org)
65 points by prtk on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
30. Learning Erlang (20bits.com)
65 points by llambda on Aug 26, 2011 | hide | 11 comments

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