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Stories from April 21, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. The Top Of My Todo List (paulgraham.com)
683 points by dko on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 185 comments
2. Valve Employee Handbook (flamehaus.com)
569 points by v21 on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 160 comments
3. Meteor is now MIT licensed (meteor.com)
389 points by nim on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 121 comments
4. This Is 2016 Not 2012 (danshipper.com)
364 points by dshipper on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 231 comments
5. How to cope with the Gmail redesign (jasoncrawford.org)
273 points by jasoncrawford on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 167 comments
6. Hacker News Redesign (taiyab.co.uk)
244 points by taiyab on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 151 comments
7. Let’s Build a Future Without Cars (pandodaily.com)
167 points by protomyth on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 135 comments
8. The Geeks Who Saved Prince of Persia’s Source Code From Digital Death (wired.com)
115 points by peteforde on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
9. Solving FizzBuzz with C++ compiler error messages (adampetersen.se)
113 points by ranit8 on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
10. Oracle v. Google judge to decide whether APIs are Copyrightable, not the jury (groklaw.net)
112 points by vgnet on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 63 comments
11. If the IRS had discovered the quadratic formula... (amherst.edu)
110 points by evoxed on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
12. MIT Completes "Holy Grail of Hacks," Turns Green Building into a Game of Tetris (bostinno.com)
110 points by emarion on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
13. Octogit - Giving git more tentacles (myusuf3.github.com)
113 points by googletron on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
14. Show HN: Bridge, a cross-language RPC messaging system (flotype.com)
105 points by dshankar on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
15. Lua OS - An operating system around Lua, developed by a former Google employee (luaos.net)
104 points by tete on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
16. Path-finding simulator for grid based games (qiao.github.com)
95 points by adito on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
17. AudioGO use DMCA to demand takedown of a 404 link (adactio.com)
87 points by adactio on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 8 comments
18. How to get a stolen domain back?
83 points by throwawayhelp on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
19. The Largest Known Prime by Year: A Brief History (utm.edu)
71 points by vgnet on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
20. Show HN: Tasskr. Re-written for the 5th time. (tasskr.com)
61 points by dan335 on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
21. GPL, copyleft use declining faster than ever (itworld.com)
61 points by mkup on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 108 comments
22. Migrating from EC2 to Rackspace (conigliaro.org)
56 points by anthony_barker on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
23. Why are new Samsung and HP computer parts being dumped in Guiyu? (shanghaiscrap.com)
51 points by anonymous_eng on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
24. Wikipedia User Makes 1 Million Edits (mashable.com)
49 points by kurtable on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
25. Use and Abuse of Garbage Collected Languages (dadgum.com)
48 points by prajjwal on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
26. IPad Text Editors, Reviewed (taoofmac.com)
46 points by ditados on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
27. Tetris Hack on MIT's Green Building (mit.edu)
45 points by ilamont on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 9 comments
28. NoPlainText: One time, browser-encrypted messaging (noplaintext.com)
44 points by zotz on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
29. Intro to Unix for Web Developers (extropia.com)
43 points by QuarkSpark on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 2 comments
30. Chumby Industries shuts down (theverge.com)
42 points by joe_bleau on Apr 21, 2012 | hide | 19 comments

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