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Stories from August 29, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. AMA with Barack Obama (reddit.com)
493 points by duck on Aug 29, 2012 | 250 comments
2. 37signals Earns Millions Each Year. Its CEO’s Model? His Cleaning Lady (fastcompany.com)
468 points by endtwist on Aug 29, 2012 | 228 comments
3. GIMP is Now a Self-Contained Native App for Mac OS X (petapixel.com)
376 points by maciej on Aug 29, 2012 | 178 comments
4. What killed the Linux desktop (tirania.org)
344 points by foolano on Aug 29, 2012 | 378 comments
5. John Hunter [matplotlib.sourceforge.net] has died. (scipy.org)
324 points by archgoon on Aug 30, 2012 | 32 comments
6. Lobsters (lobste.rs)
297 points by relation on Aug 30, 2012 | 209 comments
7. Apple Rejects App That Tracks U.S. Drone Strikes (wired.com)
273 points by mtgx on Aug 30, 2012 | 221 comments
8. Walking out of an interview (stackexchange.com)
265 points by DanielShir on Aug 29, 2012 | 248 comments
9. No Email (harjtaggar.com)
213 points by kloncks on Aug 30, 2012 | 123 comments
10. TechCrunch is a bully (lanewood.me)
202 points by asanwal on Aug 30, 2012 | 110 comments
11. Controversial programming opinions (blogoverflow.com)
200 points by Sammyadems on Aug 29, 2012 | 171 comments
12. Oracle knew about critical Java flaws since April (theregister.co.uk)
179 points by amboar on Aug 30, 2012 | 88 comments
13. Deploying at GitHub (github.com)
182 points by samps on Aug 29, 2012 | 59 comments
14. Keep a programming journal (gist.github.com)
171 points by feyyaz on Aug 29, 2012 | 101 comments
15. The truth about Goobuntu: Google's in-house desktop Ubuntu Linux (zdnet.com)
169 points by CrankyBear on Aug 29, 2012 | 91 comments
16. Blit: a multitasking, windowed Unix GUI from 1982 (att.com)
157 points by fogus on Aug 29, 2012 | 76 comments
17. American law is patent nonsense (ft.com)
130 points by callum85 on Aug 29, 2012 | 51 comments
18. Stripe CTF Writeup (ioactive.com)
126 points by santaragolabs on Aug 30, 2012 | 89 comments
19. Advice On & Instruction in The Use of Ember.js (trek.github.com)
127 points by tomdale on Aug 29, 2012 | 68 comments
20. The Cooper Journal: The best interface is no interface (cooper.com)
121 points by davezatch on Aug 30, 2012 | 34 comments
21. MongoDB 2.2.0 Released (mongodb.org)
129 points by francesca on Aug 29, 2012 | 60 comments
22. Tabasco Sort: a super-optimal merge sort (pvk.ca)
109 points by dduck on Aug 29, 2012 | 5 comments
23. What 10gen nailed with MongoDB (calv.info)
109 points by calvinfo on Aug 29, 2012 | 84 comments
24. BlaBlaMeter detects how much bullshit is in your text (blablameter.com)
108 points by grabeh on Aug 30, 2012 | 92 comments
25. How Reddit Got Obama (allthingsd.com)
103 points by rkudeshi on Aug 29, 2012 | 100 comments
26. Hopefully more controversial programming opinions (dadgum.com)
103 points by elssar on Aug 30, 2012 | 98 comments
27. What It's Like for a Deaf Person to Hear Music for the First Time (theatlantic.com)
93 points by mdariani on Aug 30, 2012 | 36 comments
28. Qt 5 Beta has been released (nokia.com)
88 points by Tsiolkovsky on Aug 30, 2012 | 12 comments
29. Parsing with Haskell and Attoparsec (newartisans.com)
77 points by bhoflack on Aug 30, 2012 | 8 comments
30. Craigslist Quietly Begins Testing The Feature It Sued PadMapper For Adding (techdirt.com)
77 points by mtgx on Aug 29, 2012 | 41 comments
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