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1. Wikipedia to Shut Down on Wednesday to Protest SOPA (thenextweb.com)
951 points by minecraftman on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 192 comments
2. SOPA 'shelved' until consensus is found (washingtonmonthly.com)
389 points by Geep on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 96 comments
3. JSON will be a core type in PostgreSQL 9.2 (planetpostgresql.org)
358 points by zmanji on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
4. Website outages and blackouts the right way (plus.google.com)
329 points by amirmc on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
5. Making Love to Webkit (acko.net)
312 points by robert-boehnke on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
6. Trust is Fragile (37signals.com)
266 points by jaxonrice on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 105 comments
7. On the Usability of Codecademy (programmingzen.com)
253 points by acangiano on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 83 comments
8. What It’s Really Like to Work at Google (lockergnome.com)
245 points by kellyhclay on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 147 comments
9. Commenting, community deterioration, and Hacker News (jseliger.com)
209 points by jseliger on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 114 comments
10. Login to your Google account by scanning a QR code (accounts.google.com)
208 points by dannyr on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 66 comments
11. Zappos.com customer database compromised (zappos.com)
199 points by clamstar on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 89 comments
12. An Investment Manager's View on the Top 1% (ucsc.edu)
198 points by niels_olson on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
13. Nearly 1000 of NY Tech protesting Senators on PIPA this Wed - join us, Valley (plus.google.com)
202 points by kn0thing on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 10 comments
14. Extreme Minimalism: this guy owns just 15 things (andrewhy.de)
184 points by wgx on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 189 comments
15. Many Core processors: Everything You Know (about Parallel Programming) Is Wrong (my-inner-voice.blogspot.com)
180 points by miha123 on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
16. Review my startup - Lean Domain Search: The fastest way to find a domain name (leandomainsearch.com)
178 points by matt1 on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 152 comments
17. Show HN: Collection of CSS Creations (cssdeck.com)
165 points by binarydreams on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
18. Startups: Don't Host Your Blog on Tumblr (picplum.com)
163 points by PStamatiou on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
19. Disassembly of Pokémon Red (bitbucket.org)
158 points by kanzure on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
20. Harvard Statistics 110: Introduction to Probability, on iTunes (itunes.apple.com)
154 points by DanielRibeiro on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 42 comments
21. FreeBSD now available on all EC2 instance types (daemonology.net)
141 points by cperciva on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
22. Building the next generation file system for Windows: ReFS (msdn.com)
123 points by jhack on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
23. A Design Primer for Engineers (randsinrepose.com)
121 points by filament on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 5 comments
24. A 14-year-old could build 1998's Google using her Dad's credit card (paulbohm.com)
122 points by enki on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 71 comments
25. Microsoft mandating Secure Boot on ARM, making Linux installs difficult (arstechnica.com)
115 points by shawndumas on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
26. AWS Free Usage Tier now Includes Microsoft Windows on EC2 (aws.typepad.com)
99 points by jeffbarr on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
27. Android Ice Cream Sandwich PSD startkit (androiddesign.info)
93 points by josefrichter on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 9 comments
28. Sorry state of dynamic libraries on Linux (macieira.org)
88 points by d0mine on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
29. Data Mining: Finding Similar Items and Users (bionicspirit.com)
81 points by bad_user on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
30. Blogging With Emacs (nervestaple.com)
75 points by mofeeta on Jan 16, 2012 | hide | 20 comments

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