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Stories from February 13, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Hit men, click whores, and paid apologists: Welcome to the Silicon Cesspool (realdanlyons.com)
1319 points by smacktoward on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 195 comments
2. Back on Linux (after one year of Apple and OS X) (dywypi.org)
593 points by akheron on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 321 comments
3. Tumblr Architecture - 15B Page Views a Month and Harder to Scale than Twitter (highscalability.com)
457 points by there on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
4. Reddit takes a new direction (b-list.org)
392 points by tswicegood on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 250 comments
5. The Management Team - Guest Post From Joel Spolsky (avc.com)
305 points by pors on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 60 comments
6. Build a house for less than $5000 (ciracar.com)
280 points by mambodog on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 103 comments
7. The Fifty is awake again (theatlantic.com)
273 points by mml on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 85 comments
8. Why I use DuckDuckGo and You Should Too (clifreeder.com)
237 points by ClifReeder on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
9. Sample App with Backbone.js and Twitter Bootstrap (coenraets.org)
227 points by jashkenas on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
10. The story of the hardest platform game ever (pwnee.com)
227 points by archivator on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 120 comments
11. I had no idea how to make custom maps, so I learnt by doing. You should too. (untogether.co.uk)
210 points by untog on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
12. MITx Opens First Course for Enrollment (mit.edu)
196 points by ernestipark on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
13. Bootstrap's maintainer hates the semicolon (github.com)
173 points by wyuenho on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 133 comments
14. All the documents that Google deleted from Google Groups, saved by Archive Team (archive.org)
151 points by sp332 on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
15. The Pirate Bay's Peter Sunde: It's evolution, stupid (wired.co.uk)
139 points by joeyespo on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 87 comments
16. Wayland - Beyond X (h-online.com)
132 points by wisesage5001 on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
17. MIT launches free online 'fully automated' course (bbc.co.uk)
132 points by alexholehouse on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
18. YC is One of Fast Company's 50 Most Innovative Companies (fastcompany.com)
130 points by BenS on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
19. The End of Wall Street As They Knew It (nymag.com)
120 points by cdwhite on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 65 comments
20. First new U.S. nuclear reactors in decades approved (latimes.com)
114 points by CWuestefeld on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 120 comments
21. Microsoft Store hacked in India, passwords stored in plain text (engadget.com)
109 points by zalthor on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
22. Firefox 2012 Roadmap published (wiki.mozilla.org)
100 points by tbassetto on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
23. JavaScript Jabber: Backbone.js (javascriptjabber.com)
99 points by jashkenas on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
24. Validate your startup idea by asking 3 simple questions (paraschopra.com)
97 points by paraschopra on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
25. Final design of VLC 2.0 for Mac (feepk.posterous.com)
96 points by NaOH on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
26. Erlang is a hoarder (andy.wordpress.com)
90 points by skeltoac on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
27. HTML5 Rocks has a whole new look (html5rocks.com)
89 points by kinlan on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
28. Facebook, It's Like Instagram for Birthdays (jakelevine.me)
89 points by jrlevine on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
29. Steve Blank's new book - The Startup Owner's Manual (stevenblank.com)
86 points by kurtvarner on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
30. .NET: So long and thanks for all the fish (lucisferre.net)
85 points by pitdesi on Feb 13, 2012 | hide | 104 comments

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