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Stories from October 22, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Facebook privacy fuckup reveals who has your number in their phone (alexmuir.com)
262 points by AlexMuir on Oct 23, 2011 | 117 comments
2. Code Like a Pythonista: Idiomatic Python (python.net)
237 points by ashishgandhi on Oct 22, 2011 | 56 comments
3. The Food Bubble (2010) (theglobalrealm.com)
204 points by smilliken on Oct 23, 2011 | 121 comments
4. "Anonymous" Hackers Take Down Child Porn Websites, Leak Users' Names (securitynewsdaily.com)
201 points by bengoism on Oct 22, 2011 | 93 comments
5. How Russian Tycoon Yuri Milner Bought His Way Into Silicon Valley (wired.com)
197 points by razin on Oct 22, 2011 | 101 comments
6. It’s Not China; It’s Efficiency That Is Killing Our Jobs (dyske.com)
195 points by mattm on Oct 23, 2011 | 195 comments
7. Will Dropouts Save America? (nytimes.com)
187 points by JJMalina on Oct 22, 2011 | 112 comments
8. An analysis of Steve Jobs tribute messages displayed by Apple (neilkodner.com)
184 points by ot on Oct 22, 2011 | 29 comments
9. Canadian researcher traces AIDS to single bush hunter from 1921 (theglobeandmail.com)
183 points by rfugger on Oct 22, 2011 | 55 comments
10. The Volkswagen Group is using IE6 as standard for displaying web pages (vwgroupsupply.com)
179 points by rmoriz on Oct 23, 2011 | 89 comments
11. FaceCash Files Formal Complaints Against Stanford, USC, Pomona, and AAU (aarongreenspan.com)
158 points by thinkcomp on Oct 23, 2011 | 99 comments
12. Google's Introduction to Parallel Programming and MapReduce (code.google.com)
136 points by ahalan on Oct 23, 2011 | 26 comments
13. Is Tumblr a bot fest? (svenduplic.com)
131 points by ofca on Oct 22, 2011 | 33 comments
14. PUT vs POST in REST (stackoverflow.com)
127 points by zengr on Oct 23, 2011 | 23 comments
15. Dennis Ritchie, High School Guidance Counselor (codypowell.com)
112 points by codypo on Oct 22, 2011 | 5 comments
16. 3D Cube World Level Generation (sourceforge.net)
109 points by dhotson on Oct 22, 2011 | 5 comments
17. Facebook: Are You Interfacing with the Russian Mafia & KGB? (2010) (thenewamerican.com)
106 points by 0x12 on Oct 22, 2011 | 43 comments
18. Ubuntu 11.10, Introduce new top-level directory /run (debian.org)
90 points by nexusz99 on Oct 22, 2011 | 30 comments
19. How to Seem (and Be) Deep (lesswrong.com)
88 points by yarapavan on Oct 23, 2011 | 21 comments
20. Why do pilots still die from not knowing which end is up? (airspacemag.com)
83 points by sajid on Oct 22, 2011 | 79 comments
21. Rails is not your application (firsthand.ca)
83 points by spooneybarger on Oct 22, 2011 | 29 comments
22. The Goertzel Algorithm (eetimes.com)
82 points by dhotson on Oct 22, 2011 | 17 comments
23. A Cultural Thought Experiment (antipope.org)
82 points by russell on Oct 22, 2011 | 32 comments
24. Bitcoins get physical (casascius.com)
76 points by kitcar on Oct 22, 2011 | 43 comments
25. Toshiba announces 2560x1600 6.1" display (anandtech.com)
68 points by shalmanese on Oct 22, 2011 | 43 comments
26. "Information Is Cheap, Meaning Is Expensive" (theeuropean-magazine.com)
56 points by gruseom on Oct 22, 2011 | 17 comments
27. Buying Tomorrow (laphamsquarterly.org)
54 points by pg on Oct 22, 2011 | 17 comments
28. Spreedly doubles pricing. (henrydillon.com)
53 points by happyfeet on Oct 23, 2011 | 37 comments
29. CS10: The Beauty and Joy of Computing (berkeley.edu)
49 points by ra66it on Oct 22, 2011 | 9 comments
30. Man vs. Machine: Seven Major Players in High-Frequency Trading (cnbc.com)
47 points by ahalan on Oct 22, 2011 | 8 comments
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