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Stories from November 13, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Diaspora Co-Founder Ilya Zhitomirskiy Passes Away At 21 (techcrunch.com)
764 points by brackin on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 230 comments
2. List of freely available programming books (stackoverflow.com)
364 points by parallel on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
3. Oppenheimer's recommendation letter for Richard Feynman (lettersofnote.com)
293 points by sindhiparsani on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 78 comments
4. Neil deGrasse Tyson AMA (reddit.com)
242 points by pbj on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
5. Generation Sell (nytimes.com)
206 points by robg on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
6. PragDave: I'm on vacation, and I've deleted your message—really (pragdave.blogs.pragprog.com)
170 points by queensnake on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
7. Think different about Jobs (cridland.net)
159 points by andyking on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 193 comments
8. Translating mathematics into code (might.net)
150 points by edsrzf on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 11 comments
9. How Google Inflates AdWords Bids (plus.google.com)
147 points by veesahni on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
10. "No matter what price we choose, we always make the same revenue" (plus.google.com)
142 points by inflatablenerd on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 71 comments
11. Europe's Web Of Debt (nytimes.com)
142 points by arunabh on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 127 comments
12. 6th Grade iPhone Developer speaks at TEDx (thenextweb.com)
139 points by mbesto on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
13. Portrait of a N00b (steve-yegge.blogspot.com)
124 points by nyellin on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
14. The Real Cost of Patent Trolls: $80B/year (bu.edu)
120 points by dpe82 on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
15. The IOCCC is back (ioccc.org)
116 points by lordgilman on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
16. Paul Dirac: The unsung genius (bbc.co.uk)
112 points by twidlit on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
17. An experiment mimicking the Dock of OS X using only CSS (michaelhue.com)
108 points by js4all on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
18. WhatsApp bucks convention, quietly builds a messaging titan (gigaom.com)
90 points by jasonmcalacanis on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
19. Innovation is almost entirely absent (post-gazette.com)
88 points by edw519 on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
20. PragDave: Followup on the EMail Experiment (pragdave.blogs.pragprog.com)
82 points by bradly on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
21. Why do Programmers get paid less than Project Managers or Business Analysts? (dodgycoder.net)
73 points by damian2000 on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 71 comments
22. Archive.org: Scanning a Braille Playboy (archive.org)
72 points by tripzilch on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
23. 497.1-day uptime bug (ibm.com)
70 points by mrb on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
24. Travis CI keeps getting better: Now supports multiple PHP versions (travis-ci.org)
70 points by cookiestack on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
25. Perhaps The Copyright Industry Deserves Some Credit (torrentfreak.com)
69 points by llambda on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
26. Remarkable Trio of Young, African-American Chess Masters (nytimes.com)
68 points by OstiaAntica on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
27. Looking for Australian startups to feature on my new blog
59 points by dawilster on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
28. The Long Road Home - From Microsoft to Linux (58bits.com)
56 points by febits on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
29. Industrial Designer Ron Arad Reinvents The Wheel For A Smoother (Bike) Ride (crispgreen.com)
47 points by sprinkle on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
30. Show HN: My minimum viable side project (babynamegraphs.com)
46 points by phuff on Nov 13, 2011 | hide | 38 comments

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