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Stories from February 3, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Dear Boss: For a programmer, 10 minutes = 3 hours (edweissman.com)
699 points by joshuacc on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 157 comments
2. MusicForProgramming(); (musicforprogramming.net)
411 points by seanplaice on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 180 comments
3. Facebook hit git performance issue on large repository (gmane.org)
378 points by kaeso on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 205 comments
4. Hackful - A Hacker News for Europe (hackful.com)
340 points by rayhano on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 165 comments
5. Never Make Counter-Offers (bramcohen.com)
324 points by floetic on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 143 comments
6. My U.S. Border Nightmare (zakhomuth.com)
320 points by srl on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 265 comments
7. Yale Discovers a Fungus That Eats Plastic (pcworld.com)
284 points by MRonney on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
8. "They're Made out of Meat?" Short first contact sci-fi story (terrybisson.com)
278 points by JumpCrisscross on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
9. Anonymous intercepts confidential conference call between FBI and Scotland Yard (wsj.com)
262 points by tmrhmdv on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 96 comments
10. Reuters totally clueless about the meaning of "hacking" (reuters.com)
215 points by jchung on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
11. Mac OSX Lion's scroll breaks the web (micho.biz)
210 points by michokest on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 157 comments
12. Polish Prime Minister suspends the ACTA ratification (googleusercontent.com)
164 points by kolinko on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
13. The 'Startup Boom' is a disguised jobs fair for big corporations (zdnet.com)
158 points by hkarthik on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 83 comments
14. Why Facebook Connect Shouldn't Be Your Only Sign-in Option (bijansabet.com)
157 points by dickersonjames on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 105 comments
15. If you're using Node.js, you're doing life wrong (codeslinger.posterous.com)
139 points by fogus on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 93 comments
16. Show HN: my weekend project, PageBlox (pageblox.com)
134 points by ctek on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
17. The Apple Voice (zachholman.com)
131 points by fbuilesv on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 29 comments
18. The Redis Manifesto (antirez.com)
131 points by Rust on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 5 comments
19. VsVim (microsoft.com)
130 points by mmavnn on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
20. Node.js isn't a silver bullet, but it's still a bullet. (crgwbr.com)
124 points by crgwbr on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 105 comments
21. Introducing Times (for Python) (nvie.com)
128 points by nvie81 on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
22. Why You Shouldn't Hire More Developers (patchspace.co.uk)
116 points by ashleymoran on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
23. Tumblr introduces highlighted posts for $1 (staff.tumblr.com)
97 points by jonathanmoore on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
24. General principles for good URI design for RESTful and HTTP applications (stackoverflow.com)
97 points by ibrahimcesar on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
25. Arduino the documentary (arduinothedocumentary.org)
96 points by paraschopra on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 6 comments
26. Show HN We just launched forking for your Minecraft worlds (minefold.com)
92 points by chrislloyd on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
27. GHC 7.4.1 is out. Now with kind polymorphism. Here's the release notes (haskell.org)
93 points by dons on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 9 comments
28. Poll: What mobile HTML5 framework do you use?
90 points by lacker on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
29. Clojure/core — Functional Relational Programming with Cascalog (clojure.com)
90 points by fogus on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 4 comments
30. SPDY Brings Responsive and Scalable Transport to Firefox 11 (hacks.mozilla.org)
91 points by twapi on Feb 3, 2012 | hide | 43 comments

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