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Stories from October 25, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Nest - The Learning Thermostat (nest.com)
430 points by erohead on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 200 comments
2. GitHub open sources Hubot (chat bot) (github.com)
420 points by technoweenie on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
3. Show HN: A storebuilder contained in a single text area (listofthingsforsale.com)
389 points by matthias on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 113 comments
4. Lead Bullets (techcrunch.com)
362 points by aaronbrethorst on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
5. Dropping out is probably not for you (jacquesmattheij.com)
326 points by vijaydev on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 150 comments
6. Valve: Piracy Is More About Convenience Than Price (gamasutra.com)
277 points by rprouse on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 131 comments
7. It’s the founding CEO’s job to personally email the first 1000 users (thestartuptoolkit.com)
259 points by robfitz on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 63 comments
8. Siri meets Eliza (jordanmechner.com)
254 points by user24 on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
9. Recruiters are, by and large, a waste of your time (tutorspree.com)
245 points by akharris on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 154 comments
10. Jonathan Ive on Steve Jobs and the fragility of ideas (cnn.com)
208 points by sinzone on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
11. What it's like to skydive through a thunderstorm (damninteresting.com)
197 points by mootothemax on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
12. iPod godfather and ex-iPhone team launch previously stealth startup (techcrunch.com)
172 points by outside1234 on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 69 comments
13. Steve Jobs: A Genius, Yes; A Role Model for the Rest of Us, No Way (scientificamerican.com)
154 points by Firebrand on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 103 comments
14. LightningJS: safe, fast, and asynchronous third-party Javascript (olark.com)
151 points by bcx on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
15. GUI vs CLI: Operation vs Expression (vivekhaldar.com)
129 points by mef on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
16. A Python Optimization Anecdote (dropbox.com)
120 points by emwa on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
17. StackOverflow for your Intranet (coordino.com)
116 points by pstadler on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
18. Amazon's Profit Plunges 73% (wsj.com)
113 points by cwan on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 104 comments
19. John McCarthy's website where you can find all of his papers (stanford.edu)
105 points by zitterbewegung on Oct 25, 2011 | hide
20. Galaxy Nexus: 1080p Video (plus.google.com)
99 points by dillon on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
21. Rumors of Tor's compromise are greatly exaggerated (torproject.org)
93 points by ch0wn on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
22. What is Symfony2? (potencier.org)
92 points by jmikola on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
23. Be On Fire (feld.com)
91 points by kennyma on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
24. JSON.sh: a JSON parser written in bash (github.com)
88 points by wyclif on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
25. Chrome Web Store have a new look (chrome.google.com)
81 points by B-Scan on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
26. The Node Toolbox (no.de)
81 points by selvakn on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
27. Robot walks like a human, no power required (extremetech.com)
76 points by lmathews on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
28. Animating quasicrystals in parallel Haskell (mainisusuallyafunction.blogspot.com)
73 points by dons on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
29. Android Overtakes Apple with 44% Worldwide Share of Mobile App Downloads (abiresearch.com)
65 points by nickolai on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
30. Need advice: A company just offered to buy my project for $6M
64 points by sllrpr on Oct 25, 2011 | hide | 83 comments

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