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Stories from January 15, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Programming prodigy passes away at 16 (msn.com)
436 points by prajjwal on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 114 comments
2. Typing at 255 WPM shouldn't cost $4000 (opensource.com)
247 points by tux1968 on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
3. Alexis Ohanian vs NBC - Debating SOPA (msn.com)
233 points by sethbannon on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 155 comments
4. Learn C The Hard Way (learncodethehardway.org)
220 points by llambda on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 62 comments
5. Boing Boing will go dark on Jan 18 to fight SOPA (boingboing.net)
188 points by llambda on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
6. Ask HN: Who's looking for employment?
188 points by johnwall on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 153 comments
7. What Jobs Do the Top 1% Have? (nytimes.com)
180 points by uptown on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 124 comments
8. Stop SOPA site template (zachstronaut.com)
178 points by cjauvin on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
9. A Spellchecker Used To Be A Major Feat of Software Engineering (dadgum.com)
156 points by quanticle on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
10. Military technology: Magic bullets (economist.com)
146 points by robinhouston on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 87 comments
11. Poll: Do you use app hosting or run your own server?
145 points by billpatrianakos on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 109 comments
12. Juvia: Free software Disqus comment server (github.com)
131 points by comice on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
13. Redmon - A web interface for managing redis: cli, admin, and live monitoring (github.com)
128 points by cookiestack on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 10 comments
14. Color schemes I can feel (design-seeds.com)
124 points by aymeric on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
15. Startup will wash your car wherever it is located (cherry.com)
122 points by pitdesi on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 95 comments
16. Vi Illustrator (bilalquadri.com)
119 points by googletron on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
17. The Greatest Running Shoe Never Sold (businessweek.com)
98 points by waitwhat on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 69 comments
18. A Lua interpreter in the NetBSD kernel (sourceforge.net)
93 points by gioele on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
19. Reading list for distributed systems (reiddraper.github.com)
88 points by fs111 on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 9 comments
20. Data Science Toolkit: free-as-in-speech Natural Language Processing & Geo tools (datasciencetoolkit.org)
84 points by nosignal on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 3 comments
21. The Big List of Game Postmortems - from indie to AAA (pixelprospector.com)
82 points by speednoise on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 8 comments
22. Why SQL server was never ported to Unix (hal2020.com)
79 points by progga on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 47 comments
23. CSSrefresh - Automatically Refresh CSS files (frebsite.nl)
74 points by jenhsun on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
24. Best TLD that can't be taken down by US/etc?
71 points by Andrenid on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
25. Livestream of the PennApps hackathon demos (livestream.com)
70 points by pulak on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
26. Elements of Successful iPhone Games (diaryofanappdeveloper.tumblr.com)
65 points by dunkjmcd on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
27. Hacker says to release full Norton Antivirus code on Tuesday (reuters.com)
64 points by jhack on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
28. Why iCloud won't beat Dropbox and the failure of Airdrop (calepin.co)
62 points by asselinpaul on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
29. Linux Socket Programming By Example - broadcast example (ac.rs)
58 points by kruhft on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 4 comments
30. Blackout your WordPress site on January 18th (github.com)
56 points by chrisguitarguy on Jan 15, 2012 | hide | 5 comments

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