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1. YouTube Identifies Birdsong As Copyrighted Music (c4sif.org)
289 points by frankydp on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 79 comments
2. If you want reproducible science, the software needs to be open source (arstechnica.com)
282 points by llambda on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
3. Apple didn't revolutionize power supplies; new transistors did (arcfn.com)
246 points by pmarin on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
4. Death Note: L, Anonymity & Eluding Entropy (gwern.net)
233 points by simonbrown on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 42 comments
5. Innovation and the Bell Labs Miracle (nytimes.com)
200 points by gkanai on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
6. Rails 4.0: PATCH will replace PUT as the primary HTTP method for updates (rubyonrails.org)
195 points by anthony_franco on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 96 comments
7. Afraid of Your Child's Math Textbook? You Should Be. (salon.com)
169 points by tokenadult on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 100 comments
8. FBI Turns Off Thousands of GPS Devices After Supreme Court Ruling (wsj.com)
146 points by ahmadss on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
9. 500 Words before 8am (informationdiet.com)
143 points by phreeza on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
10. Mechanical Turk Stations for the Urban Poor (chrismaury.com)
137 points by chrmaury on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 155 comments
11. We're not paying enough for apps (cnet.com)
119 points by bmac on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 113 comments
12. Useful use of cat(1) (in-ulm.de)
115 points by gnosis on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
13. Raising funding as a first-time founder (joel.is)
110 points by joelg87 on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
14. Red flags in emails to angel investors (gabrielweinberg.com)
103 points by duck on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
15. Nobody Understands REST or HTTP (steveklabnik.com)
100 points by shinvee on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 70 comments
16. How Web Graphics Affect Conversions (kissmetrics.com)
98 points by JayInt on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
17. Show HN: HackerNews News Recommender (normansoven.com)
97 points by excerionsforte on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
18. WebSockets versus REST? (infoq.com)
94 points by DanielRibeiro on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 54 comments
19. Drinking from an open container in microgravity (video) (physicscentral.com)
93 points by ColinWright on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
20. Moving 6 Billion Messages Without Being Noticed (deviantart.com)
89 points by kachnuv_ocasek on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 9 comments
21. Jennifer Widom's db-class Retrospective: From 100 Students to 100,000 (sigmod.org)
90 points by chl on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 4 comments
22. Once you take money, the clock starts ticking (cdixon.org)
83 points by dwynings on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
23. Former Apple VP now turns to a PhD in bioinformatics (hhmi.org)
79 points by ahalan on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
24. Lat/Long to Time Zone API (askgeo.com)
74 points by champion on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
25. Protecting Your Mails With GnuPG (furidamu.org)
75 points by Inufu on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
26. How I Beat Repetitive Stress Injury (henrikwarne.com)
67 points by henrik_w on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 62 comments
27. Measuring fragmentation in Android (pxldot.com)
66 points by AndrewDucker on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
28. Facebook, Flickr, others accused of reading text messages (zdnet.com)
68 points by pewfly on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 15 comments
29. Tim Gowers replies to Elsevier's open letter (gowers.wordpress.com)
64 points by ColinWright on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 9 comments
30. Video lectures & presentations about Clojure (alexott.net)
60 points by falava on Feb 26, 2012 | hide | 4 comments

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