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1. My son is schizophrenic. The ‘reforms’ that I worked for have worsened his life. (washingtonpost.com)
322 points by aaronbrethorst on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 202 comments
2. Hacker News supports browsing with a points threshold (ycombinator.com)
264 points by martincmartin on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 81 comments
3. IBM: The cost difference is too great for business not to look for H1B workers (cis.org)
250 points by dsr_ on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 208 comments
4. FiveThirtyEight: Over the Decades, How States Have Shifted (nytimes.com)
243 points by andres on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 96 comments
5. How I Hired Someone On Craigslist And Quadrupled My Productivity (hackthesystem.com)
232 points by sethbannon on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 122 comments
6. A new kind of fractal? (gibney.de)
206 points by no_gravity on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 47 comments
7. Data Mining 3.4 billion Web pages for $100 of EC2 (luckyoyster.com)
192 points by chrisacky on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 29 comments
8. Why becoming a data scientist is not easier than you think (josephmisiti.com)
192 points by misiti3780 on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 94 comments
9. Gary McKinnon saved from extradition to the US (bbc.co.uk)
189 points by RobAley on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 114 comments
10. A Dragnet for Pee-Wee (priceonomics.com)
168 points by rohin on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 54 comments
11. How to do a great product promo video for less than $200 (kickofflabs.com)
166 points by swatermasysk on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
12. Google Earth Fractals (paulbourke.net)
154 points by sethbannon on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
13. Scaling PostgreSQL at Braintree: Four Years of Evolution (braintreepayments.com)
148 points by pgr0ss on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
14. OOCSS + Sass = The best way to CSS (ianstormtaylor.com)
128 points by ianstormtaylor on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
15. Matlab, R, and Julia: Languages for data analysis (oreilly.com)
123 points by bugsbunnyak on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
16. Caching in theory and practice (dropbox.com)
123 points by lowe on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 10 comments
17. Teaching linear algebra (bentilly.blogspot.com)
118 points by btilly on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
18. The Next Twenty Years: What Windows 8's Closed Distribution Means for Developers (gamasutra.com)
114 points by doty on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 100 comments
19. Patents on Software: A Nobel Laureate’s View (nytimes.com)
109 points by ckuehne on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
20. Save Even More Time On Hacker News (danmaz74.me)
107 points by lucioscarpa on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
21. Today is Ada Lovelace Day (findingada.com)
101 points by jawns on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
22. Marie Curie Day (jgc.org)
100 points by jgrahamc on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
23. World's biggest geoengineering experiment 'violates' UN rules (guardian.co.uk)
93 points by wglb on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
24. The Side-Project Project (sachagreif.com)
95 points by sgdesign on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 47 comments
25. Rsvp.js (github.com)
94 points by dko on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
26. Surface Pricing Announced - $499 USD (microsoft.com)
87 points by codelion on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 107 comments
27. Show HN: The Five Year Itch (fiveyearitch.com)
86 points by josh_fyi on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 28 comments
28. Announcing the Juju Web UI (jorgecastro.org)
85 points by fingerprinter on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 15 comments
29. As Surface Goes On Sale Today, Microsoft Seeks to Reinvent The Tablet (wired.com)
82 points by jonathansizz on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 89 comments
30. Jekyll blog on Amazon S3 and CloudFront (tobiassjosten.net)
84 points by tobiassjosten on Oct 16, 2012 | hide | 51 comments

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