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Stories from October 5, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Apple's tribute to Steve Jobs, one year on. (apple.com)
588 points by sjtgraham on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 194 comments
2. Steve Jobs passed away one year ago - HN Frontpage (waybackletter.com)
345 points by duck on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 96 comments
3. Zip Bomb (wikipedia.org)
342 points by takinola on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 108 comments
4. This picture is worth a thousand pictures (slate.com)
240 points by abhimir on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
5. Yale scientists explain how ketamine vanquishes depression within hours (yale.edu)
216 points by 001sky on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 128 comments
6. The best interface is no interface (cooper.com)
214 points by ropiku on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 87 comments
7. Yes I Still Want To Be Doing This at 56 (thecodist.com)
214 points by jerhewet on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 56 comments
8. How To Set Up Your Linode For Maximum Awesomeness (feross.org)
208 points by feross on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 112 comments
9. Clearing up some things about LinkedIn mobile’s move from Rails to node.js (ikaisays.com)
205 points by ikailan on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
10. Living in a Van (priceonomics.com)
210 points by rohin on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 165 comments
11. Things you didn't know about Python (speakerdeck.com)
181 points by d0ugal on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
12. How SQLite is tested (sqlite.org)
176 points by antonios on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
13. When Will We See Collisions for SHA-1? (schneier.com)
168 points by mikegerwitz on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
14. How to Write a Spelling Corrector (norvig.com)
160 points by ashishgandhi on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
15. Ice Box Pro: The best of Dropbox and Amazon Glacier combined (iceboxpro.com)
157 points by patrickod on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 128 comments
16. Zurb Foundation vs. Twitter Bootstrap (designshack.net)
137 points by andreiursan on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
17. Facebook the Devourer (awardwinningfjords.com)
138 points by hellosmithy on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 98 comments
18. How do they make money? (seerinteractive.com)
137 points by giorgiofontana on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 72 comments
19. New comet might blaze brighter than the full Moon (astronomynow.com)
134 points by tartarugafeliz on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
20. Happy 20th Birthday, IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad (reghardware.com)
122 points by bornhuetter on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
21. Twitter, PayPal reveal database performance (itnews.com.au)
119 points by werner on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 48 comments
22. What is static program analysis? (might.net)
110 points by p4bl0 on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
23. The $5000 Compression Challenge (patrickcraig.co.uk)
104 points by jpablo on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 119 comments
24. Automating xkcd Diagrams: Transforming Serious to Funny (wolfram.com)
102 points by soofy on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 7 comments
25. Cloud Haskell: work-stealing, master-slave and work-pushing (well-typed.com)
84 points by dons on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 6 comments
26. How airbnb lost me as a customer
78 points by ARobotics on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
27. All ideas are old ideas (chris-granger.com)
76 points by llambda on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
28. Dennis Ritchie passes away at 70 (2011) (techcrunch.com)
75 points by disgruntledphd2 on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
29. Conflagration: Zynga’s OMGPOP acquisition torched nearly $500,000 a day (thenextweb.com)
71 points by tylerlh on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 65 comments
30. Pulse jet tea kettle (hackaday.com)
68 points by hansc on Oct 5, 2012 | hide | 26 comments

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