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Stories from October 12, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Steve's Google Platform rant (plus.google.com)
1196 points by tRAS on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 393 comments
2. I quit my job last March and it was a bad idea.
745 points by mannicken on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 325 comments
3. Google Wave and the mythical man month (rethrick.com)
398 points by michaelneale on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 103 comments
4. Stop asking me for my phone number (spottedsun.com)
246 points by veb on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
5. Show HN: Who's Hiring? (postings mined from Twitter) (jobstractor.com)
220 points by robinwarren on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 63 comments
6. Why The 99% Should Protest Against Y Combinator (nickoneill.com)
191 points by biznickman on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 107 comments
7. Steve Yegge on Steve Yegge's Amazon Google post (plus.google.com)
185 points by DanielRibeiro on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
8. Siri says some weird things (thisismynext.com)
186 points by Toddward on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 61 comments
9. Daring Fireball: The iPhone 4S (daringfireball.net)
180 points by mcobrien on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 141 comments
10. One heck of a bio (worrydream.com)
173 points by Hitchhiker on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
11. Cringely predicts the second coming of Java (cringely.com)
169 points by keveman on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 129 comments
12. Google Page Speed Online (developers.google.com)
135 points by ot on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
13. How My Lifestyle Business Became a Startup (faso.com)
134 points by epi0Bauqu on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
14. Akamai close to being acquired by Google (reuters.com)
129 points by scommab on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
15. Monsanto chooses Cloudant to power its genome analytics (cloudant.com)
130 points by cloudant on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 252 comments
16. University of California teachers’ union aims to block online classes (insidehighered.com)
126 points by cwan on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 63 comments
17. Apple’s iOS 5 Update Now Available For iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (techcrunch.com)
125 points by llambda on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
18. Github's new look: The Code Tab (github.com)
127 points by latch on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
19. Siri: Apple's trojan horse (fabiandesimone.com)
121 points by fabiandesimone on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
20. Coding Horror: The Gamification (codinghorror.com)
115 points by Anon84 on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
21. Google not acquiring Akamai (bloomberg.com)
101 points by tatsuke95 on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
22. The Spider of Doom (thedailywtf.com)
94 points by powertower on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
23. PyPy: NumPy funding and status update (morepypy.blogspot.com)
92 points by kingkilr on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
24. What Is Wrong About 17259 Lines Of Code? (webreflection.blogspot.com)
90 points by necrodome on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
25. Benford's Law and the Decreasing Reliability of Accounting Data for US Firms (econerdfood.blogspot.com)
78 points by phoyd on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
26. Wolfram Alpha's Secure Password Service (wolframalpha.com)
77 points by shawndumas on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
27. Facebook Says Some of Your Personal Data Is Its 'Intellectual Property' (techdirt.com)
76 points by nextparadigms on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
28. 2 is a code smell (puredanger.com)
73 points by puredanger on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
29. The Speaker (Or: why the iPhone's speaker is on the bottom of the phone) (dcurt.is)
69 points by chrysb on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
30. Google+ gets hashtag support and real-time search (plus.google.com)
69 points by mindcrime on Oct 12, 2011 | hide | 13 comments

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