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1. The Patent Pledge (paulgraham.com)
618 points by anateus on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 194 comments
2. US Government seeks to block AT&T & T-Mobile's $39 Billion Merger (bloomberg.com)
369 points by ldayley on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 162 comments
3. The Million Dollar Question (sebastianmarshall.com)
342 points by jirinovotny on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 69 comments
4. GitHub Flow (scottchacon.com)
327 points by schacon on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 63 comments
5. 9 million hits/day with 120 megs RAM (tumbledry.org)
303 points by verisimilitude on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 126 comments
6. How Steve Jobs handles trolls (WWDC 1997) (garry.posterous.com)
244 points by ryannielsen on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
7. I just got meta-copied (creatingev.com)
231 points by d_r on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
8. Now that people are considering NOSQL will more people consider no-DB (martinfowler.com)
227 points by fogus on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 140 comments
9. My Neighbor, Steve Jobs (lisenstromberg.wordpress.com)
226 points by ryanwhitney on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
10. Rails 3.1 Gem Available (rubygems.org)
210 points by aaronbrethorst on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
11. Google App Engine leaves preview, new pricing (google.com)
201 points by endlessvoid94 on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 129 comments
12. Physicist cuts plane boarding time in half (cnet.com)
197 points by timf on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 110 comments
13. Python Tools for Visual Studio (msdn.com)
185 points by johndcook on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 98 comments
14. Yi (haskell.org)
175 points by nyellin on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
15. Behind Intel's New Random-Number Generator (ieee.org)
170 points by synacksynack on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
16. Kernel.org has been hacked (see site news) (kernel.org)
167 points by KonradKlause on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 56 comments
17. Id to release Doom3 source code (gamasutra.com)
161 points by aqrashik on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
18. RIP Higgs Boson (with 95% confidence) (scientificamerican.com)
161 points by akkartik on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 147 comments
19. Applying to YC as a Single Founder (jazzychad.net)
158 points by jazzychad on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
20. Does Paul Graham Get What He Asks For? [infographic] (giftrocket.com)
149 points by kapilkale on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
21. Using Gmail, Calendar and Docs without an Internet connection (gmailblog.blogspot.com)
141 points by antr on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
22. Sublime Text 2 (Build 2111) gets vi key bindings, indent guides (sublimetext.com)
135 points by nikuda on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 87 comments
23. Firefox 9 uses type inference to improve JavaScript performance by 20-30% (extremetech.com)
123 points by 11031a on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
24. Rails 3.1 Released (rubyonrails.org)
121 points by jonpaul on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 1 comment
25. Chrome's Most Important Feature (googlesystem.blogspot.com)
113 points by Garbage on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 98 comments
26. JavaScript Web Apps by O'Reilly (oreilly.com)
111 points by maccman on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
27. Why Advertising Works, Even When You Think It Doesn't (theatlantic.com)
110 points by waxymonkeyfrog on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
28. IPhone Apps Design Mistakes: Over-Blown Visuals (2009) (smashingmagazine.com)
98 points by acqq on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
29. Groupon Traffic Declines Nearly 50% (mediapost.com)
89 points by domino on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
30. Redesigning the Technical Hiring Process (jeanhsu.com)
81 points by jeanhsu on Aug 31, 2011 | hide | 56 comments

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