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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 | 366 comments
2. Instantly create beautiful GitHub project pages (github.com)
553 points by tanoku on Apr 2, 2012 | 46 comments
3. Love hotels and Unicode (reigndesign.com)
329 points by gioele on Apr 3, 2012 | 54 comments
4. How my comment on TechCrunch got me a Facebook Cease and Desist (rickstratton.com)
227 points by racerrick on Apr 3, 2012 | 86 comments
5. Leisure Suit Larry (kickstarter.com)
226 points by radagaisus on Apr 3, 2012 | 139 comments
6. Ask HN: Why are a large proportion of legit posts being marked [dead]?
185 points by ekpyrotic on Apr 2, 2012 | 103 comments
7. How Design Works (startupsthisishowdesignworks.com)
181 points by stevenkovar on Apr 3, 2012 | 49 comments
8. In praise of... text files and protocols (jgc.org)
176 points by jgrahamc on Apr 3, 2012 | 88 comments
9. Math For Programmers (steve-yegge.blogspot.com)
167 points by sayemm on Apr 3, 2012 | 50 comments
10. Subtle Sans: A Free (Pay What You Want) Font (subtlepatterns.com)
159 points by chrisguitarguy on Apr 2, 2012 | 43 comments
11. Rust - a new programming language from Mozilla (rust-lang.org)
145 points by grn on Apr 3, 2012 | 126 comments
12. Selling a startup at the age of 15 (dkume.com)
139 points by dkulchenko on Apr 2, 2012 | 45 comments
13. 25 years of OS/2: the legendary failure that refuses to die. (time.com)
136 points by technologizer on Apr 2, 2012 | 61 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 | 91 comments
15. How We Fooled Ourselves Into Waiting Too Long To Launch (viniciusvacanti.com)
128 points by vacanti on Apr 2, 2012 | 55 comments
16. Google Art Project (googleartproject.com)
126 points by rheide on Apr 3, 2012 | 34 comments
17. Yahoo’s Mojito is Now Open Source (yahoo.com)
130 points by gcb on Apr 2, 2012 | 36 comments
18. Lean Domain Search Now Checks the Availability of 2,000 Domain Names per Search (leandomainsearch.com)
117 points by llambda on Apr 2, 2012 | 57 comments
19. Novocaine: painless high-performance audio on iOS and OS X (alexbw.github.com)
109 points by alexbw on Apr 2, 2012 | 40 comments
20. A billion thanks to the open source community from Red Hat (opensource.com)
107 points by taylorbuley on Apr 2, 2012 | 27 comments
21. The "Hello World" of genetic algorithms (generation5.org)
104 points by DanielHimmelein on Apr 2, 2012 | 34 comments
22. CAP_SYS_ADMIN: the new root (lwn.net)
103 points by sounds on Apr 2, 2012 | 32 comments
23. Don’t Eat Too Much Three Bean Salad. The Server Will Crash. (thenubbyadmin.com)
100 points by AdamGibbins on Apr 2, 2012 | 22 comments
24. How does Y Combinator scale Y Combinator? (techcrunch.com)
97 points by dko on Apr 3, 2012 | 61 comments
25. C++ programming pioneer hacks off-grid, DIY, smart home (faircompanies.com)
88 points by yason on Apr 3, 2012 | 30 comments
26. Lisp Hackers: Marijn Haverbeke (lisp-univ-etc.blogspot.com)
83 points by llambda on Apr 3, 2012 | 14 comments
27. New Dropbox API Features: /delta, /copy_ref, OS X SDK (dropbox.com)
85 points by dwynings on Apr 3, 2012 | 21 comments
28. Codecademy Adds Beginner Languages HTML and CSS (mashable.com)
84 points by aritraghosh007 on Apr 2, 2012 | 31 comments
29. Secret History of OpenStack, the Free Cloud Software That’s Changing Everything (wired.com)
67 points by daegloe on Apr 2, 2012 | 22 comments
30. All about Linux signals - Linux Programming Blog (linuxprogrammingblog.com)
61 points by jenhsun on Apr 2, 2012 | 36 comments
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