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Stories from October 8, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Overtone (imagine27.com)
487 points by wglb on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 73 comments
2. German Chaos Computer Club analyzes and releases government malware (ccc.de)
360 points by venti on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
3. Time to fork the FSF (larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress.com)
345 points by pjhyett on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 323 comments
4. "He offered the Apple II to Atari... we said no. No thank you." (gamasutra.com)
269 points by doomlaser on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 55 comments
5. Redditor burnt by Paypal's "Rolling Reserve" feature (reddit.com)
250 points by mwill on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
6. The Man Who Inspired Jobs (nytimes.com)
246 points by wallflower on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
7. Chrome Remote Desktop extension by Google (chrome.google.com)
240 points by patrickaljord on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
8. Nobody Cares (bhorowitz.com)
231 points by timf on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
9. Vimroom (mikewest.org)
167 points by drKarl on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
10. Show HN: My network connection monitor for Mac (radiosilenceapp.com)
146 points by aparadja on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 77 comments
11. PyPy's future directions (lostinjit.blogspot.com)
145 points by jemeshsu on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
12. HP plans to release first memristor, alternative to flash and SSDs in 18 months (nextbigfuture.com)
140 points by peritpatrio on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
13. Ask HN: What data structure does our brain use?
135 points by Aarvay on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 78 comments
14. Hiding your data in plain sight: USB hardware hiding (thice.nl)
133 points by chaosmachine on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
15. ISPs "exaggerate the cost of data" (pcpro.co.uk)
110 points by pwg on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
16. Here’s To The Crazy One (techcrunch.com)
99 points by aaronbrethorst on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
17. EU Green Party adopts the Pirate Party's position on copyright (greens-efa.eu)
96 points by sp332 on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
18. Tell HN: Dear 'open source' people (on defending rms)
94 points by emilsedgh on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
19. An Annoying Open Problem (rjlipton.wordpress.com)
93 points by wglb on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
20. Lessons Steve Jobs Taught Guy Kawasaki (svb.com)
92 points by flipside on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
21. Pre-orders are scams according to Paypal (xenonauts.com)
81 points by dmak on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
22. Google+ as your blog (using G+ API) (minimali.se)
80 points by jaynate on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
23. Steve Jobs: Photo Booth 2005 (facebook.com)
76 points by sinzone on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 3 comments
24. Google Analytics blog integrates Mixpanel analytics (skitch.com)
73 points by notknifescience on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
25. Ruby and The Principle of Unwelcome Surprise (twoticketsplease.de)
66 points by mkorfmann on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
26. Steve Jobs: “Technology Alone Is Not Enough” (newyorker.com)
64 points by mdariani on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
27. Stallman: GPL ramifications and purpose (groups.google.com)
52 points by alrs on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
28. Robot: I Now Have Common Sense. Engineer: Great, Go Fetch Me a Sandwich (singularityhub.com)
51 points by ph0rque on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
29. Apple Files Patent for In-App Purchases (tomsguide.com)
44 points by grellas on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
30. 100,000,000 million places of π in just under 10 minutes (with Python) (craig-wood.com)
41 points by reidrac on Oct 8, 2011 | hide | 10 comments

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