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Stories from April 2, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. I hereby resign (raganwald.posterous.com)
1175 points by llambda on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 366 comments
2. Poll: How long have you been programming?
1007 points by michaelkscott on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 316 comments
3. Instantly create beautiful GitHub project pages (github.com)
553 points by tanoku on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
4. Poll: What is your primary operating system
519 points by kamechan on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 455 comments
5. The Future of Python HTTP (kennethreitz.com)
336 points by abraham on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
6. The Photographic Science of Detecting Fake Lottery Tickets (hackerfactor.com)
254 points by ecaron on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
7. "Linux switch saved city millions and reduced user complaints" (computerworlduk.com)
209 points by EdwardQ on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 135 comments
8. Ask HN: Why are a large proportion of legit posts being marked [dead]?
185 points by ekpyrotic on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 103 comments
9. Subtle Sans: A Free (Pay What You Want) Font (subtlepatterns.com)
159 points by chrisguitarguy on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
10. Humans hot, sweaty, natural-born runners (physorg.com)
143 points by 6ren on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 88 comments
11. Selling a startup at the age of 15 (dkume.com)
139 points by dkulchenko on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
12. 25 years of OS/2: the legendary failure that refuses to die. (time.com)
136 points by technologizer on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
13. The x86 PlayStation 4 could signal a sea-change in the console industry (arstechnica.com)
130 points by zoowar on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
14. Our Culture of Exclusion (or, why I'm not at JSConf this year) (ryanfunduk.com)
130 points by thenduks on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 91 comments
15. How We Fooled Ourselves Into Waiting Too Long To Launch (viniciusvacanti.com)
128 points by vacanti on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
16. Yahoo’s Mojito is Now Open Source (yahoo.com)
130 points by gcb on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
17. Lean Domain Search Now Checks the Availability of 2,000 Domain Names per Search (leandomainsearch.com)
117 points by llambda on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
18. Senator Lieberman proposes to eliminate Section 230 immunity from blogs (mcintyre-v-ohio.com)
115 points by andrewpi on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 48 comments
19. Novocaine: painless high-performance audio on iOS and OS X (alexbw.github.com)
109 points by alexbw on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
20. A billion thanks to the open source community from Red Hat (opensource.com)
107 points by taylorbuley on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
21. The "Hello World" of genetic algorithms (generation5.org)
104 points by DanielHimmelein on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
22. CAP_SYS_ADMIN: the new root (lwn.net)
103 points by sounds on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
23. 60 minutes: Is sugar toxic? (cbsnews.com)
103 points by fhoxh on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 124 comments
24. Don’t Eat Too Much Three Bean Salad. The Server Will Crash. (thenubbyadmin.com)
100 points by AdamGibbins on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
25. Professional Traders Show Interest in Bitcoin (reuters.com)
101 points by mrb on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 103 comments
26. The Pwn Plug is a little white box that can hack your network (arstechnica.com)
100 points by bmunro on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
27. Tattoos and Y Combinator Demo Day (thisisgoingtobebig.com)
84 points by dwynings on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
28. Preserving The Internet... and Everything Else (codinghorror.com)
81 points by cruise02 on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
29. Codecademy Adds Beginner Languages HTML and CSS (mashable.com)
84 points by aritraghosh007 on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
30. No joke: Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs in biopic (venturebeat.com)
76 points by dlf on Apr 2, 2012 | hide | 46 comments

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