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Stories from October 3, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Bitbucket now rocks Git (bitbucket.org)
726 points by amitparikh on Oct 3, 2011 | 173 comments
2. The State of the Art is Terrible (zackarymorris.tumblr.com)
462 points by zackmorris on Oct 3, 2011 | 228 comments
3. FeeFighters Loses BBB Accreditation Over Investigative Blog Post (feefighters.com)
455 points by LiveTheDream on Oct 3, 2011 | 78 comments
4. Flash Game Simulates Living on $9/hr. (playspent.org)
421 points by driftsumi-e on Oct 4, 2011 | 375 comments
5. I Think Your App Should Be Free (earbits.com)
334 points by earbitscom on Oct 4, 2011 | 231 comments
6. Ryan Bates launches RailsCasts Pro (railscasts.com)
233 points by illdave on Oct 3, 2011 | 61 comments
7. Patent Troll: Anyone Using WiFi Infringes; Won't Sue Individuals 'At This Stage' (techdirt.com)
220 points by profitbaron on Oct 3, 2011 | 94 comments
8. Node-fib: Fast non-blocking fibonacci server (github.com)
194 points by dchest on Oct 3, 2011 | 118 comments
9. How to get into Y Combinator (samaltman.com)
182 points by sama on Oct 3, 2011 | 53 comments
10. Adobe acquires Typekit (typekit.com)
179 points by jcsalterego on Oct 3, 2011 | 35 comments
11. When "clever" goes wrong: how Etsy overcame poor architectural choices (arstechnica.com)
163 points by llambda on Oct 3, 2011 | 86 comments
12. I helped drive Adobe's acquisitions of Typekit and Nitobi. AMA
132 points by kberger on Oct 3, 2011 | 66 comments
13. Diggnation to End in December (nytimes.com)
131 points by ssclafani on Oct 3, 2011 | 38 comments
14. Scala on Heroku (heroku.com)
126 points by adamwiggins on Oct 3, 2011 | 20 comments
15. Adobe acquires Nitobi (Founders of Phonegap) (nitobi.com)
121 points by kgutteridge on Oct 3, 2011 | 18 comments
16. Why code review beats testing: evidence from decades of programming research (inburke.com)
117 points by kevinburke on Oct 4, 2011 | 47 comments
17. Did a reporter just solve the bitcoin mystery? (npr.org)
114 points by andrewpi on Oct 4, 2011 | 52 comments
18. What it costs to live in Japan (bemmu.posterous.com)
112 points by bemmu on Oct 3, 2011 | 70 comments
19. First Ride in Tesla Model S (aolautos.com)
102 points by russell on Oct 4, 2011 | 62 comments
20. Git-dude: desktop notifications for git (github.com)
96 points by bmaeser on Oct 3, 2011 | 7 comments
21. Oracle on why you shouldn't use NOSQL (PDF) (docs.google.com)
95 points by omaranto on Oct 3, 2011 | 98 comments
22. Sprint to 'Bet the Company' on iPhone (wsj.com)
95 points by nicksergeant on Oct 3, 2011 | 99 comments
23. Notch offered to not (tm) Scrolls etc, but Bethesda sue ahead anyway (notch.tumblr.com)
95 points by willvarfar on Oct 4, 2011 | 66 comments
24. Dropbox is my publish button (joehewitt.com)
90 points by siglesias on Oct 3, 2011 | 66 comments
25. Patent Troll suing coffee shops, restaurants or hotels for offering Wifi (patentexaminer.org)
89 points by mikeocool on Oct 3, 2011 | 20 comments
26. Adobe Acquires Web Typography Innovator Typekit (marketwatch.com)
86 points by timf on Oct 3, 2011 | 27 comments
27. The Linear Theory of Battleship (thevirtuosi.blogspot.com)
87 points by ColinWright on Oct 3, 2011 | 23 comments
28. Welcome To CrunchFund, MG Siegler (uncrunched.com)
85 points by olivercameron on Oct 3, 2011 | 36 comments
29. Adobe Aquires PhoneGap (techcrunch.com)
84 points by radley on Oct 3, 2011 | 11 comments
30. About concurrency and the GIL (merbist.com)
82 points by telemachos on Oct 4, 2011 | 50 comments
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