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Stories from November 2, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. I swapped my MacBook for an iPad+Linode (yieldthought.com)
634 points by moconnor on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 338 comments
2. Don't Give Your Users Shit Work (zachholman.com)
410 points by vijaydev on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 112 comments
3. College has been oversold (marginalrevolution.com)
299 points by yummyfajitas on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 239 comments
4. Dark Sky - Weather Prediction, Reinvented (kickstarter.com)
254 points by huhtenberg on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 79 comments
5. The End of the Credit Card? New Square app: Card Case (slate.com)
245 points by qxb on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 133 comments
6. Happy Birthday Vim, The Venerable Text Editor Turns 20 (webmonkey.com)
241 points by pdelgallego on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
7. The end of an era: Internet Explorer drops below 50% of Web usage (arstechnica.com)
238 points by llambda on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 89 comments
8. Carmack: Doom 3's engine ready for open-sourcing, awaiting 'OK' from legal (engadget.com)
220 points by barredo on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 90 comments
9. How Khan Academy is using machine learning to assess student mastery (david-hu.com)
224 points by divad12 on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
10. Two decades of productivity: Vim's 20th anniversary (arstechnica.com)
210 points by evo_9 on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
11. Ring Counter Clock: still running after 40 years (jameco.com)
208 points by sp332 on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
12. Underrated Features of PostgreSQL (ledgersmbdev.blogspot.com)
185 points by ceyhunkazel on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
13. Evercube (evercu.be)
175 points by cientifico on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 61 comments
14. Meet Korma, a SQL DSL for Clojure (sqlkorma.com)
173 points by ibdknox on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
15. Yahoo releases nodejs framework (yahoo.com)
155 points by bitsweet on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
16. Resume.io - Crazy-simple online resumes with impression tracking. (resume.io)
156 points by jacobbijani on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 61 comments
17. Bootstrapping Design (bootstrappingdesign.com)
153 points by timf on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 68 comments
18. Introducing the Gmail app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (gmailblog.blogspot.com)
141 points by Pewpewarrows on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 116 comments
19. Be nice. It's a fscking gift (turnkeylinux.org)
137 points by hachiya on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
20. Sublime Text 2 Build 2139 Released (sublimetext.com)
132 points by tswicegood on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 56 comments
21. Ex Google PM criticizes new Reader layout (brianshih.com)
127 points by suivix on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
22. Taking C Seriously (subfurther.com)
127 points by tomh on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
23. Obliterate Startup Depression (humbledmba.com)
119 points by jaf12duke on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 11 comments
24. Asteroid set to come closer to the Earth than the moon Nov. 8 (nasa.gov)
116 points by mccooscoos on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
25. Introducing Asana: The Modern Way to Work Together (asana.com)
118 points by philfreo on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
26. Google offers Free Website with .in domains in India (nainomics.blogspot.com)
111 points by akarambir on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
27. Cell-Aging Hack Opens Longevity Research Frontier (wired.com)
103 points by ph0rque on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
28. Immigrant entrepreneur creates 9 jobs, get kicked out of US (digg.com)
101 points by forgingahead on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 63 comments
29. Clojure/West conference has launched (clojurewest.org)
91 points by puredanger on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
30. Army of 'Socialbots' Steal Gigabytes of Facebook User Data (theregister.co.uk)
85 points by goldins on Nov 2, 2011 | hide | 53 comments

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