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Stories from September 20, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. What Netflix Could Have Said This Week (appleoutsider.com)
367 points by barredo on Sept 20, 2011 | 110 comments
2. Quake 2 Source Code Review (fabiensanglard.net)
347 points by DanielRibeiro on Sept 20, 2011 | 19 comments
3. Google+ Opens to All (googleblog.blogspot.com)
300 points by Umalu on Sept 20, 2011 | 175 comments
4. Help, I’m on the IRS hit list (theglobeandmail.com)
284 points by DanielBMarkham on Sept 20, 2011 | 219 comments
5. Windows 8 OEM specs may block Linux booting (itworld.com)
275 points by ramen on Sept 21, 2011 | 139 comments
6. OnStar Begins Spying On Customers’ GPS Location For Profit (zdziarski.com)
264 points by jzdziarski on Sept 20, 2011 | 92 comments
7. Wikileaks Takes Down the Head of Al Jazeera (readwriteweb.com)
250 points by mwilcox on Sept 20, 2011 | 60 comments
8. Running a startup on Haskell (bos.github.com)
213 points by DanielRibeiro on Sept 20, 2011 | 70 comments
9. John Carmack coded Quake on a 28-inch 16:9 1080p monitor in 1995 (geek.com)
203 points by ukdm on Sept 20, 2011 | 93 comments
10. Scala school (twitter.github.com)
185 points by swah on Sept 20, 2011 | 25 comments
11. Yahoo blocked emails about Wall Street protest (cnet.com)
180 points by danso on Sept 21, 2011 | 49 comments
12. How Apple badly messed up with in-app purchases on Lion and didn’t tell anyone (gorban.org)
173 points by grayprog on Sept 20, 2011 | 48 comments
13. Microsoft has lost $9 billion on Bing (cnn.com)
162 points by bufo on Sept 21, 2011 | 99 comments
14. $1,279-per-hour, 30,000-core cluster built on Amazon EC2 cloud (arstechnica.com)
160 points by duck on Sept 20, 2011 | 35 comments
15. Is Printing a Gun the Same as Buying a Gun? (techcrunch.com)
157 points by DanielN on Sept 20, 2011 | 96 comments
16. Patent trolls have cost innovators half a trillion dollars (arstechnica.com)
149 points by zeratul on Sept 20, 2011 | 27 comments
17. Hire For The Ability To Get Shit Done (eladgil.com)
145 points by eladgil on Sept 20, 2011 | 94 comments
18. Git Reference (gitref.org)
142 points by fogus on Sept 20, 2011 | 11 comments
19. Inside Amazon.com warehouse workers complain of brutal conditions (mcall.com)
140 points by aaronbrethorst on Sept 20, 2011 | 74 comments
20. Wufoo Sold For $35 Mil. Here's The Story Behind Its Success. (mixergy.com)
138 points by mbansal14 on Sept 21, 2011 | 45 comments
21. Why Entrepreneurs Can't Sleep (humbledmba.com)
131 points by ddwoodworth on Sept 20, 2011 | 63 comments
22. Full Tilt Ponzi (reuters.com)
127 points by MaysonL on Sept 20, 2011 | 68 comments
23. Samuel L. Ipsum (slipsum.com)
122 points by joshontheweb on Sept 20, 2011 | 14 comments
24. Apple Event for iPhone 5 announcement on October 4th (allthingsd.com)
118 points by rogerjin on Sept 21, 2011 | 76 comments
25. Great developer tattoo, even better explanation. (sangwine.net)
118 points by robinwarren on Sept 20, 2011 | 88 comments
26. India to topple Japan as world's 3rd-largest economy (indiatimes.com)
117 points by Garbage on Sept 20, 2011 | 102 comments
27. Microsoft milks Casio for using Linux (theregister.co.uk)
111 points by jvc26 on Sept 20, 2011 | 64 comments
28. Practicing 2000 hrs (The Dan Plan: a 10,000 hr deliberate practice experiment) (thedanplan.com)
111 points by losvedir on Sept 20, 2011 | 38 comments
29. Google.com Has An Unmissable Ad Drawing Users To Google+ (techcrunch.com)
83 points by tbgvi on Sept 21, 2011 | 67 comments
30. scales: Greplin's new open source Python server metrics library (github.com)
83 points by rwalker on Sept 20, 2011 | 14 comments
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