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Stories from October 22, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Amazon EC2 currently down. Affecting Heroku, Reddit, Others (amazon.com)
602 points by fredoliveira on Oct 22, 2012 | 295 comments
2. Show HN: I spent two years working on an HTML5 game. I finally released it (ektomarch.com)
515 points by fiblye on Oct 22, 2012 | 145 comments
3. GitLab, open source github clone, reaches 3.0 (gitlabhq.com)
328 points by georgebashi on Oct 23, 2012 | 100 comments
4. How To Strip DRM from Kindle E-Books and Others (wired.com)
317 points by DanielRibeiro on Oct 23, 2012 | 103 comments
5. If I was your cloud provider, I'd never let you down (joyent.com)
289 points by chillax on Oct 23, 2012 | 164 comments
6. L'Aquila quake: Italy scientists found guilty of manslaughter (bbc.co.uk)
237 points by The_Fox on Oct 22, 2012 | 106 comments
7. USPTO invalidates Apple's "rubber-banding" patent asserted against Samsung (appleinsider.com)
216 points by srathi on Oct 23, 2012 | 85 comments
8. The Tesla Approach to Distributing and Servicing Cars (teslamotors.com)
198 points by is74 on Oct 22, 2012 | 133 comments
9. Mono 3.0 is out (tirania.org)
194 points by octopus on Oct 22, 2012 | 67 comments
10. Makisu - CSS 3D dropdown concept (soulwire.github.com)
187 points by culshaw on Oct 22, 2012 | 54 comments
11. Mozilla blogger bought 1 million Facebook entries (full name, e-mail) for $5 (talkweb.eu)
182 points by dbcooper on Oct 23, 2012 | 106 comments
12. Marijuana Majority Website Highlights Celebs And Tech Leaders Who Support Pot (techcrunch.com)
180 points by leeskye on Oct 22, 2012 | 80 comments
13. Wayland (X11 replacement) 1.0 Officially Released (phoronix.com)
176 points by Garbage on Oct 23, 2012 | 91 comments
14. Redis 2.6.0 Released (redis.io)
174 points by johns on Oct 23, 2012 | 24 comments
15. Ancestry.com Acquired for $1.6 Billion (theatlanticwire.com)
153 points by dsr12 on Oct 22, 2012 | 120 comments
16. Six-Strikes “Independent Expert” Is RIAA’s Former Lobbying Firm (torrentfreak.com)
141 points by evo_9 on Oct 23, 2012 | 34 comments
17. Show HN: my weekend project, Quotably (quotab.ly)
142 points by jordanmessina on Oct 22, 2012 | 75 comments
18. Don’t mess with IBM (cringely.com)
135 points by Toshio on Oct 23, 2012 | 96 comments
19. Project Cybersyn, a 1971-73 Chilean Experiment in Computer-Assisted Economy (damninteresting.com)
129 points by patrickk on Oct 22, 2012 | 65 comments
20. Google bot delays executing JavaScript for days (ifixit.com)
128 points by dbeardsl on Oct 22, 2012 | 37 comments
21. E-Ink Android phone promises a week long battery life (androidos.in)
127 points by arpit on Oct 22, 2012 | 88 comments
22. AWS issues, affecting Heroku and others (heroku.com)
128 points by elliottcarlson on Oct 22, 2012 | 117 comments
23. JRuby 1.7.0. Released (jruby.org)
124 points by sheff on Oct 22, 2012 | 50 comments
24. Running Ubuntu off an SDCard on the new ARM Chromebook (plus.google.com)
114 points by georgemcbay on Oct 22, 2012 | 22 comments
25. How to Name your Company (judegomila.com)
98 points by judegomila on Oct 22, 2012 | 73 comments
26. The maths that made Voyager possible (bbc.co.uk)
96 points by nekojima on Oct 23, 2012 | 27 comments
27. Startup School And Survivor Bias (jfornear.co)
92 points by bdb on Oct 22, 2012 | 43 comments
28. Engage by Mixpanel (mixpanel.com)
91 points by frankdenbow on Oct 22, 2012 | 23 comments
29. Memoto Lifelogging Camera (kickstarter.com)
83 points by hising on Oct 23, 2012 | 86 comments
30. Italy Orders Jail Terms for 7 Who Didn’t Warn of Deadly Earthquake (nytimes.com)
81 points by japhyr on Oct 23, 2012 | 18 comments
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