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Stories from November 4, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. The Fight (dcurt.is)
734 points by relation on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 133 comments
2. Ask HN: Help, HN'er in trouble, we need a laywer in Delhi immediately
591 points by jacquesm on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 108 comments
3. My IQ (tanyakhovanova.com)
392 points by tokenadult on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 276 comments
4. Linus Torvalds: Is Engadget really that stupid? Just corrupt? Trolling us all? (plus.google.com)
316 points by cramforce on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 150 comments
5. ‘Creepy Cameraman’ pushes limits of public surveillance (geekwire.com)
240 points by turoczy on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 155 comments
6. The Mathematics Behind xkcd: A Conversation with Randall Munroe (maa.org)
192 points by ColinWright on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
7. I fixed a bug in Python (nedbatchelder.com)
131 points by llambda on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
8. How To Be A Successful (African) American in Silicon Valley (techcrunch.com)
115 points by dguido on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
9. Clojure at a Bank – Clojure Code Immaturity (pitheringabout.com)
111 points by Adrock on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
10. Skype hands 16-year-old's personal information to IT company (nu.nl)
108 points by 1337biz on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 8 comments
11. I almost feel obligated to pirate Office for Mac (sommefeldt.com)
102 points by gliese1337 on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 77 comments
12. The Russian underground economy has democratized cybercrime (arstechnica.com)
92 points by iuqiddis on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
13. Casual users need as good a computer as possible, proficient users can make do (ignco.de)
90 points by redacted on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
14. Ask HN: What are some good EC2 tutorials for programmers?
89 points by jamalkhan on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
15. Interactive SQL Tutorial (sqlzoo.net)
89 points by sonabinu on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 15 comments
16. Google Casts a Big Shadow on Smaller Web Sites (nytimes.com)
75 points by iProject on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 74 comments
17. Commuting? Have you done the math? (jefclaes.be)
76 points by Nemmie on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 59 comments
18. Hugepic - a web app for showing massive pictures (peterbe.com)
74 points by dilipray on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
19. CEO Craig Zucker on the Demise of Buckyballs (wired.com)
71 points by dsr12 on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 96 comments
20. A Capitalist’s Dilemma, Whoever Wins the Election (nytimes.com)
70 points by iProject on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 88 comments
21. PyPy py3k status update (morepypy.blogspot.com)
68 points by dbaupp on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 1 comment
22. Embrace the Static Web with Punch (laktek.com)
66 points by laktek on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
23. Voting by Email in New Jersey (crypto.com)
61 points by tptacek on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 19 comments
24. MoonScript v0.2.2 is released (leafo.net)
59 points by leafo on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
25. Destroying drug cartels, the mathematical way (newscientist.com)
54 points by jaxonrice on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
26. Show HN: A status dashboard for the NYC power grid (nycpowerstatus.com)
54 points by jpettersson on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
27. The decline of PCs and the rise of smartphones and tablets was predicted in 1993 (dodgycoder.net)
53 points by damian2000 on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 69 comments
28. The Responsive Designer (simonfosterdesign.com)
52 points by japhyr on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
29. On Google, a Political Mystery That's All Numbers (wsj.com)
50 points by cainetighe on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
30. Building Quality Tablet Apps (android-developers.blogspot.in)
50 points by dilipray on Nov 4, 2012 | hide | 5 comments

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