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Stories from December 9, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. HP to Contribute webOS to Open Source (hp.com)
751 points by mikecane on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 194 comments
2. Apple using patents to undermine open standards again (opera.com)
415 points by Wilya on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
3. At the End of a Procrastinated Day (removed.posterous.com)
316 points by pace on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 110 comments
4. We've invented waterfall (epicenterconsulting.com)
285 points by latch on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 168 comments
5. Snake game in a data: URI (bytex64.net)
257 points by twodayslate on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 73 comments
6. The Crunchpad is proof of obviousness in iPad design (nikcub.appspot.com)
246 points by nikcub on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 133 comments
7. Obama Announces $2B Fund for Startups (whitehouse.gov)
239 points by aba_sababa on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 164 comments
8. The diagnosis (boingboing.net)
233 points by danso on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
9. JQuery plugins site accidentally deleted - last backup one year old. (jquery.com)
180 points by philjackson on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
10. Over 40% of cancers due to lifestyle, says review (bbc.co.uk)
177 points by erinwatson on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 124 comments
11. MPAA Boss: If The Chinese Censor The Internet, Why Can't The US? (techdirt.com)
177 points by grecy on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
12. Motorola wins patent suit against Apple in Germany, iPhone/iPad to be banned (thenextweb.com)
163 points by tilt on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
13. Your Idea Is Worthless. Worry about finding smart nerds. (plus.google.com)
147 points by terrencelui on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
14. Moving to Stripe: Fixing the Biggest Mistake I've Made to Date (centernetworks.com)
146 points by DanLivesHere on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
15. Clinton Urges Countries Not to Restrict Internet (nytimes.com)
143 points by llambda on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
16. Redis for win32 and the Microsoft patch (antirez.com)
138 points by antirez on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 165 comments
17. Notes on Programming in C - Rob Pike, February 21, 1989 (cat-v.org)
139 points by AbyCodes on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
18. 'WildChords' is One of the Coolest Things I've Seen the iPad Do (toucharcade.com)
137 points by shawndumas on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
19. It's Insanely Hard to Make a Kick-Ass iPhone App (georgesaines.com)
137 points by gsaines on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 90 comments
20. Facebook Is Making Us Miserable (hbr.org)
122 points by mvs on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 75 comments
21. What’s New In Emacs 24 (masteringemacs.org)
109 points by fogus on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
22. Do fewer things; do them better; know why you're doing them (calnewport.com)
95 points by yskchu on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
23. Why “direct” PostScript makes sense (anastigmatix.net)
90 points by beza1e1 on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
24. The HipHop Virtual Machine (facebook.com)
90 points by tilt on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
25. Dianne Hackborn responds again about android graphics (plus.google.com)
87 points by brian_cloutier on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
26. How To Optimize Your Site With HTTP Caching (betterexplained.com)
85 points by zerop on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
27. Stack Exchange's Really Big Monitor Setup (stackoverflow.com)
81 points by alexlmiller on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
28. WikiLeaks Posts Spy Firm Videos Offering Tools For Hacking iTunes, Gmail, Skype (forbes.com)
78 points by sathishmanohar on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
29. TNT Is Not TeX (bit-player.org)
76 points by wglb on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
30. Google nabs Square Enix and other game developers for native client Chrome games (venturebeat.com)
74 points by evo_9 on Dec 9, 2011 | hide | 45 comments

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