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Stories from August 16, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Ecuador grants Julian Assange asylum (bbc.co.uk)
515 points by anons2011 on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 499 comments
2. Rob Pike: The Best Programming Advice I Ever Got. (informit.com)
427 points by chanux on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 137 comments
3. Stop Using The Cup of Coffee vs. $0.99 Cent App Analogy (joshlehman.com)
339 points by joshlehman on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 201 comments
4. Font that creates charts (fontfont.com)
321 points by gbvb on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
5. Joyent ending "lifetime" hosting accounts (plus.google.com)
283 points by kenmck on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 269 comments
6. Square introduces monthly pricing (squareup.com)
258 points by MIT_Hacker on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 141 comments
7. Twitter sets max user caps for 3rd party clients and limits rates (thenextweb.com)
250 points by rkudeshi on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 111 comments
8. Thanks for your patience about all the (YC S12)
208 points by pg on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
9. Happy birthday Debian (debian.org)
206 points by neya on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
10. How anti-competitive lawsuits by incumbents are killing early stage startups (garrytan.com)
166 points by garry on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
11. '; CREATE TABLE `Capture the Flag`; -- Stripe CTF Web Edition coming next week' (stripe.com)
154 points by collision on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
12. Why you can't be anything you want to be (sean-johnson.com)
141 points by seanjohnson on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 135 comments
13. Amazing CSS3 3D popup book (beercamp.com)
133 points by mikebridgman on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 48 comments
14. N64js: an N64 emulator in JavaScript (hulkholden.github.com)
133 points by micheljansen on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
15. Planetary Annihilation - A Next Generation RTS by Uber Entertainment Inc (kickstarter.com)
127 points by Charles__L on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
16. Show HN: Visual diff for 3D printable models (cubehero.com)
127 points by iamwil on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
17. Software Effort Estimation Considered Harmful (mattrogish.com)
122 points by MattRogish on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 78 comments
18. BufferBox (YC S12) Solves The Problem Of Missing Packages (techcrunch.com)
122 points by dko on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
19. The 5-minute Guide to C Pointers (denniskubes.com)
110 points by denniskubes on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 71 comments
20. Twitter needs to get their shit together (bruun.co)
112 points by konichiwasan on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
21. Diaspora’s (YC S12) Next Act: Social Remixing Site Makr.io (allthingsd.com)
99 points by mbs348 on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 91 comments
22. Scientists Discover How Brains Keep Clean (wired.com)
94 points by a5seo on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
23. Bitcoin-using Autonomous Agents (bitcoin.it)
92 points by alnis on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
24. Pytrace - a fast python tracer (github.com)
92 points by alonho on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 11 comments
25. A Mutual Fund Master, Too Worried to Rest (nytimes.com)
89 points by Brajeshwar on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
26. Comparing Standard ML and OCaml (chlipala.net)
86 points by rohshall on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
27. Show HN: Open Sourcing my HTML5 Multiplayer Game Engine (github.com)
87 points by tlhunter on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
28. Braintree Buys Venmo for $26.2 Million (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
93 points by dcosson on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
29. Ridejoy for iPhone (ridejoy.com)
82 points by kalvin on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
30. Changes coming in Version 1.1 of the Twitter API (dev.twitter.com)
85 points by davewiner on Aug 16, 2012 | hide | 8 comments

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