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Stories from October 31, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Dave Winer: Why I stand up for Stallman (scripting.com)
423 points by guan on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 259 comments
2. How One Missing `var` Ruined our Launch (meloncard.com)
317 points by Trindaz on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 209 comments
3. Steve Jobs' memo to startups (omis.me)
308 points by swombat on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 126 comments
4. The Book That Every Programmer Should Read (onlinehut.org)
247 points by javadyan on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
5. I also stand up for Stallman (raganwald.posterous.com)
191 points by fogus on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 59 comments
6. Why Palantir Makes My Head Hurt (kellblog.com)
180 points by skmurphy on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
7. The (logarithmic) calendar I want (abstractfactory.blogspot.com)
173 points by pankratiev on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
8. Do Not Start A Startup: Or, What I Learned At Startup School 2011 (andybrett.com)
167 points by andrewpbrett on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
9. Slider.js: Slideshows with jQuery, CSS Transitions and Canvas (greweb.fr)
160 points by gren on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
10. The ┬ČNED pin goes low on detection of a nuclear detonation [pdf] (maxwell.com)
146 points by robinhouston on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 77 comments
11. Good books for hackers interested in quant finance?
137 points by cioc on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 59 comments
12. New in Reader: a fresh design, and Google+ sharing (googlereader.blogspot.com)
138 points by abraham on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 122 comments
13. Running a Startup on Haskell (infoq.com)
121 points by puredanger on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
14. Ruby is beautiful (but I'm moving to Python) (wit.io)
122 points by ColinWright on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 64 comments
15. EA's Origin may be glorified spyware, causes mass upset (destructoid.com)
115 points by X4 on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 63 comments
16. People paid us $10,000 last week to learn how to program. Lessons learned... (niroka.posterous.com)
114 points by jmtame on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
17. SimpleGeo To Be Acquired By Urban Airship (uncrunched.com)
110 points by turoczy on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
18. The Demon Machine (jgc.org)
101 points by jgrahamc on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 11 comments
19. The right to dual-boot: Linux groups plead case prior to Windows 8 launch (arstechnica.com)
92 points by llambda on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
20. Stuff Harvard people Like (echen.me)
87 points by ekm2 on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
21. Chart.io (YC S10) raises 3.2 million Series A (techcrunch.com)
86 points by jdavis on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
22. We have a real-time API and we're not afraid to use it. Are you? (ducksboard.com)
84 points by wulczer on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
23. Sweet n' Salty Capacitor (emilydaniels.com)
80 points by wollw on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
24. The Humble Voxatron Debut (humblebundle.com)
75 points by simonista on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
25. How to Rock a Systems Design Interview (palantir.com)
75 points by regs on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
26. MongoDB rocks my world (pythonisito.com)
77 points by meghan on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
27. How To Build A Site That Looks Great On Every Screen (readwriteweb.com)
63 points by janektm on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
28. The FSF is papering over a binary blob (lwn.net)
60 points by blasdel on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
29. Term Sheet Negotiation Tells (firstround.com)
59 points by jsavimbi on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
30. The China Startup Report (slidesha.re)
62 points by iag on Oct 31, 2011 | hide | 23 comments

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