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Stories from October 17, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Hacker News Data Analysis (rjmetrics.com)
430 points by robertjmoore on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
2. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos calls for governments to end patent wars (metro.co.uk)
321 points by mtgx on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 107 comments
3. Things I wish I knew about MongoDB a year ago (snmaynard.com)
316 points by beastmcbeast on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 108 comments
4. The Pirate Bay in the cloud (thepiratebay.se)
279 points by ponyous on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
5. Google throws open doors to its top-secret data center (wired.com)
270 points by Hurdy on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 96 comments
6. Meteor releases authentication, accounts system, and new screencast (meteor.com)
269 points by debergalis on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 65 comments
7. Google's data centers are guarded by stormtroopers (maps.google.com)
257 points by jeffisageek on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
8. Making Yourself a CEO (bhorowitz.com)
221 points by FilterJoe on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
9. EC2 I/O (scalyr.com)
220 points by snewman on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
10. International Obfuscated C Code Contest Winners (ioccc.org)
182 points by lelf on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
11. Pirate Bay Moves to The Cloud, Becomes Raid-Proof (torrentfreak.com)
148 points by anons2011 on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 71 comments
12. Android 4.2 to include SE Linux and other security features (androidpolice.com)
145 points by mtgx on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
13. The Courage To Say ‘I Don’t Know’ (wbur.org)
141 points by jordanmueller on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
14. Jack Dorsey: Let's Reconsider Our "Users" (jacks.tumblr.com)
142 points by hornokplease on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
15. SpaceX aims big with massive new rocket (flightglobal.com)
117 points by someperson on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
16. How To Land Any Major Brand For Your Startup (virool.com)
112 points by adebelov on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 65 comments
17. PHP Annotations Are a Horrible Idea (theunraveler.com)
104 points by theunraveler on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 122 comments
18. Run SQL on MongoDB (citusdata.com)
103 points by ozgune on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
19. Exoplanet found right next door in Alpha Centauri (arstechnica.com)
102 points by iProject on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
20. Do the police give more tickets at the end of the month to meet quotas? (robert.io)
104 points by rpicard on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 89 comments
21. GOV.UK: new government site built with open source software, £70 million cheaper (cabinetoffice.gov.uk)
100 points by bfirsh on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
22. Django security releases issued (djangoproject.com)
95 points by jacobian on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
23. Bountify - Crowdsource small coding tasks (bountify.co)
92 points by danabramov on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
24. Windows System Exploit (megafrock.com)
92 points by maxdeliso on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
25. My son's flashcard routine (bentilly.blogspot.com)
91 points by btilly on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 56 comments
26. Patent #7028023: Linked List (google.com)
90 points by yen223 on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 62 comments
27. Python socket programming tutorial (binarytides.com)
88 points by silv3r_m00n on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
28. Ways to Decompose Fat ActiveRecord Models (codeclimate.com)
85 points by lest on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
29. Software development final exam answers: Algorithms and Data Structures (daemonology.net)
90 points by cperciva on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
30. More trouble for Color: shareholders and board vote to wind down company (venturebeat.com)
72 points by waterlesscloud on Oct 17, 2012 | hide | 68 comments

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