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Stories from May 2, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. The Cab Ride I'll Never Forget (zenmoments.org)
688 points by wolfden on May 2, 2012 | hide | 188 comments
2. Google is making a huge and annoying mistake (wilwheaton.typepad.com)
534 points by ColinWright on May 2, 2012 | hide | 261 comments
3. MIT and Harvard announce edX (mit.edu)
351 points by denzil_correa on May 2, 2012 | hide | 130 comments
4. What makes one appear smarter and more sociable? (judg.me)
255 points by bvi on May 2, 2012 | hide | 83 comments
5. Best Practices Exist For A Reason (tomdale.net)
248 points by jashkenas on May 2, 2012 | hide | 97 comments
6. What every programmer should know about memory, Part 1 (lwn.net)
236 points by Anon84 on May 2, 2012 | hide | 79 comments
7. Microsoft sends GitHub DMCA shutdown for Skype open source project (github.com)
189 points by ecaron on May 2, 2012 | hide | 90 comments
8. Common Lisp: The Untold Story (nhplace.com)
160 points by lispm on May 2, 2012 | hide | 6 comments
9. The guy who made it so difficult to open your bag of potato chips (rheothing.com)
160 points by jmjerlecki on May 2, 2012 | hide | 91 comments
10. I can style a whole app with only four hex values and SASS. (12spokes.com)
159 points by erinbean on May 2, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
11. Weebly CEO David Rusenko: It’s Time to Take Us Seriously (allthingsd.com)
162 points by tikhon on May 2, 2012 | hide | 71 comments
12. Passwords For Your Facebook Account (labnol.org)
155 points by heroic on May 2, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
13. Just My Type (daneden.me)
151 points by xyzzyb on May 2, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
14. EA Killing Rock Band For iPhone, Game Will Be Unplayable For Current Owners (toucharcade.com)
149 points by dusing on May 2, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
15. Motorola wins Xbox and Windows 7 ban in Germany (bbc.co.uk)
149 points by alsothings on May 2, 2012 | hide | 81 comments
16. EU Court Of Justice: No Copyright On Computer Functionality Or Languages (groklaw.net)
147 points by grellas on May 2, 2012 | hide | 15 comments
17. Simplicity Matters By Rich Hickey (Keynote at RailsConf 2012) (confreaks.com)
146 points by scottjad on May 2, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
18. Node.js - Convincing the boss guide (nodeguide.com)
139 points by neovive on May 2, 2012 | hide | 82 comments
19. Language Immersion for Chrome - learn a new language while you browse (chrome.google.com)
135 points by alexholehouse on May 2, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
20. How LinkedIn built its new iPad app (venturebeat.com)
131 points by nikunjk on May 2, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
21. EU court: Reverse engineering OK, API not protected by (c) and more (wildeboer.net)
116 points by jwildeboer on May 2, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
22. We Rejected Dan Shipper (And What I Learned About Hiring) (quintenfarmer.com)
113 points by quintendf on May 2, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
23. Scaling Instragram (speakerdeck.com)
112 points by tferris on May 2, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
24. Pair (YC W12) raises $4.2M round of funding (techcrunch.com)
105 points by jammur on May 2, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
25. This is how you actually teach people to program (jmtame.posterous.com)
105 points by jmtame on May 2, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
26. A Functional Programming Influence Graph (fogus.me)
89 points by olauzon on May 2, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
27. Mozilla slams CISPA, says the bill "infringes on our privacy." (forbes.com)
89 points by quadrahelix on May 2, 2012 | hide | 6 comments
28. Ask HN: 45 Dutch students are visiting Berlin. Can we visit your startup?
90 points by ewoutkleinsmann on May 2, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
29. Microsoft says goodbye to Windows Live brand (msdn.com)
81 points by kefs on May 2, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
30. ShareJS – Live concurrent editing in your app (sharejs.org)
80 points by domino on May 2, 2012 | hide | 20 comments

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