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Stories from March 24, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. 'A Test You Need to Fail': A Teacher's Open Letter to Her 8th Grade Students (commondreams.org)
464 points by saulrh on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 175 comments
2. Poll: What's Your Most Disliked Programming Language?
358 points by mrspeaker on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 350 comments
3. Microsoft Censors Pirate Bay Links in Windows Live Messenger (torrentfreak.com)
216 points by zotz on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 175 comments
4. Pair (YC W12) is a Path for the Two of Us (techcrunch.com)
212 points by mpetrov on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 75 comments
5. Show HN: Tired of entering map directions on iPhone? I've streamlined it (itunes.apple.com)
185 points by pheelicks on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 81 comments
6. How to explain your game to an asshole (pentadact.com)
180 points by arthurbrown on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
7. Consistent Hashing (tomkleinpeter.com)
167 points by aqrashik on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 10 comments
8. Startups, Fix Your "From" Field (jazzychad.net)
165 points by jazzychad on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
9. XBMC 11 is released (xbmc.org)
159 points by AndrewDucker on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
10. "BitC isn't going to work in its current form" (coyotos.org)
144 points by kumarshantanu on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 81 comments
11. The Plight of the Introvert [A Rant] (edwardamsden.com)
122 points by vgnet on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
12. Too Hot for Humans, But Google Servers Keep Humming (datacenterknowledge.com)
118 points by cd34 on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 82 comments
13. Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem explained (miskatonic.org)
111 points by simonbrown on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
14. Realtime Metrics for 128 Million Users with Redis: 50ms + 16MB RAM (getspool.com)
112 points by pooriaazimi on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
15. The Stanford Education Experiment Could Change Higher Learning Forever (wired.com)
111 points by nigma on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
16. Why You Should Be Excited About Garbage Collection in Ruby 2.0 (patshaughnessy.net)
106 points by DavidChouinard on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
17. Show HN: Worldle- 24 Hour real time boggle HTML5 hackathon game (concavegames.com)
91 points by farhadabas on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
18. The YC Application Deadline is Now March 29 (1 day later)
84 points by pg on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
19. A Conversation with Guido about Callbacks (oubiwann.blogspot.com)
68 points by vgnet on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
20. YouPorn: Symfony2, Redis, Varnish, HA Proxy... (Keynote at ConFoo 2012) (joind.in)
67 points by Sujan on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
21. ISS crew take to escape capsules in space junk alert (bbc.co.uk)
60 points by J3L2404 on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 5 comments
22. Ex Apple TV Engineer: New Apple TV UI is actually one Jobs threw away years ago (9to5mac.com)
58 points by i_cannot_hack on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
23. Think twice before installing Chrome extensions (securelist.com)
53 points by vgnet on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
24. The death throes of an industry (jacquesmattheij.com)
52 points by hawke on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 77 comments
25. Su VS sudo su VS sudo -u -i (johnkpaul.tumblr.com)
51 points by johnkpaul on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
26. A fast paced stock exchange trips over itself (nytimes.com)
47 points by tmorton on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
27. Early exposure to germs has lasting benefits (nature.com)
45 points by pwg on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 7 comments
28. Instagram for Android landing page (instagr.am)
43 points by lleims on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
29. 45-foot paper airplane glides over Arizona desert (latimes.com)
42 points by voodoochilo on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 4 comments
30. Your Mom is Not a Valid Test Market (fullcontact.com)
39 points by lorangb on Mar 24, 2012 | hide | 12 comments

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