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Stories from September 15, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Bill Gates: Books I Read this Summer (thegatesnotes.com)
266 points by clbrook on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 96 comments
2. Spanner: Google's Globally-Distributed Database (research.google.com)
258 points by SriniK on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
3. Facebook explains what's wrong with the mobile web (w3.org)
243 points by patrickaljord on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 109 comments
4. The Pirate Bay - 9 years and still bloody runnin (thepiratebay.se)
232 points by m_for_monkey on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 139 comments
5. U.S. Taxpayers Are Gouged on Mass Transit Costs (bloomberg.com)
227 points by tokenadult on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 216 comments
6. Fast Inverse Square Root (quenta.org)
190 points by bertzzie on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 29 comments
7. The iPhone 5's A6 SoC: Not A15 or A9, a Custom Apple Core Instead (anandtech.com)
178 points by sciwiz on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 94 comments
8. Bollywood vs. Bin Laden (reason.com)
142 points by tokenadult on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 59 comments
9. The Minimum Viable Rails Stack, Now Reddit Frontpage Approved (goodfil.ms)
136 points by johnb on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
10. Little-Known Awesome Algorithms: Fenwick Range Trees (swageroo.com)
135 points by randartie on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
11. Programmers Must Take Vitamin D (e2open.org)
123 points by tomse on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 113 comments
12. The power of ignoring mainstream news (joel.is)
111 points by endtwist on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 105 comments
13. The Data Journalism Handbook (datajournalismhandbook.org)
90 points by kreutz on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 19 comments
14. Apple builds massive 20 Megawatt solar farm in North Carolina (gigaom.com)
87 points by ck2 on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
15. Google offers tool to bridge Android and iOS app dev (theregister.co.uk)
85 points by iProject on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
16. Ask HN: Can I visit your tech business in NY City?
84 points by Nickste on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
17. Prime Number Visualization Simulation Spiral (numbersimulation.com)
82 points by gulbrandr on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
18. Intro to Genetic Algorithms in Javascript Part 2 (burakkanber.com)
85 points by bkanber on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 11 comments
19. See your site like the rest of the world does. On the Nokia X2-01 (generatedcontent.org)
80 points by gulbrandr on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
20. White Paper: Haskell vs. F# vs. Scala [pdf] (hw.ac.uk)
80 points by Toshio on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 8 comments
21. X11 Window System Turns 25 Years Old (slashdot.org)
78 points by Xyzodiac on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
22. The White House's Draft Cybersecurity Executive Order (techdirt.com)
68 points by 001sky on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
23. So long, Retina (rinik.net)
64 points by Void_ on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
24. Notch on Steam, Windows 8, what's next (rockpapershotgun.com)
57 points by bookwormAT on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
25. Space Suit: 1949 (wired.com)
51 points by bootload on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
26. UCSD finds possible treatment for paralysis (utsandiego.com)
44 points by kposehn on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 1 comment
27. My startup story (co-der.com)
43 points by dirtyaura on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
28. Intel researchers put WiFi inside—the processor, that is (arstechnica.com)
43 points by thepacketrat on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
29. Does infinity exist? (maths.org)
40 points by ColinWright on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 121 comments
30. Samsung to run a national media campaign against Apple beginning Sunday (sfgate.com)
39 points by headShrinker on Sept 15, 2012 | hide | 49 comments

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