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Stories from November 9, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. RethinkDB: An open-source distributed database built with love over three years (rethinkdb.com)
739 points by coffeemug on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 237 comments
2. Uses for cURL (httpkit.com)
339 points by KrisJordan on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 71 comments
3. How to get your IP unbanned on HN
220 points by pg on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 76 comments
4. The People's Bailout (howtosharpenpencils.tumblr.com)
219 points by dorkitude on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 313 comments
5. Inside Team Romney’s whale of an IT meltdown (arstechnica.com)
216 points by shawndumas on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 188 comments
6. The Nature of Lisp (defmacro.org)
202 points by llambda on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 77 comments
7. Inventing a Soccer Ball for Poor Countries (nytimes.com)
199 points by mhb on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 122 comments
8. Chinese government blocks Google.com, Gmail, Google+, Maps, Docs and more (thenextweb.com)
184 points by derpenxyne on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 102 comments
9. How to Detect a Toxic Customer (2010) (softwarebyrob.com)
162 points by craigkerstiens on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
10. The UK Court Sanctions Apple, Hopes "Lack of Integrity" Is Not "Typical" (groklaw.net)
160 points by esolyt on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 97 comments
11. Evil, or why Douglas Crockford is harmful to Free Software (apebox.org)
159 points by slyall on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 184 comments
12. Eight Years of Firefox (blog.mozilla.org)
155 points by pragmatictester on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
13. An inside look behind Romney's loss: An epic failure of its Orca big-data app (computerworld.com)
142 points by CrankyBear on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 105 comments
14. Objective-C in The Cloud (objective-cloud.com)
132 points by bonaldi on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
15. Mapping Racist Tweets in Response to President Obama's Re-election (floatingsheep.org)
127 points by nreece on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 100 comments
16. Writing A Lisp Interpreter In Haskell (defmacro.org)
116 points by llambda on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
17. What Programmers Want Is Less Stupid And More Programming (thecodist.com)
113 points by joeyespo on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
18. Rosalind is a platform for learning bioinformatics through problem solving. (rosalind.info)
109 points by nkurz on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
19. That'll Never Work (jgc.org)
111 points by jgrahamc on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
20. How Zara Grew Into the World’s Largest Fashion Retailer (nytimes.com)
107 points by nikunjk on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
21. Supreme Court of Canada Voids Viagra Patent for Insufficient Disclosure (michaelgeist.ca)
106 points by edj on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
22. Show HN: HTTPretty, an easy way to mock http requests in python (falcao.it)
97 points by gfalcao on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 15 comments
23. Was Nate Silver the Most Accurate 2012 Election Pundit? (appliedrationality.org)
97 points by rms on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 59 comments
24. The Nuclear Scientist Who Skipped College (theatlantic.com)
96 points by sasvari on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
25. Redis data model and eventual consistency (antirez.com)
85 points by wglb on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 5 comments
26. Arduino Micro shrinks your favorite DIY platform down (engadget.com)
84 points by redDragon on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
27. Txtbirds (jsvine.com)
84 points by jsvine on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
28. dōmo: Markup, style, and code in one language (domo-js.com)
83 points by jedschmidt on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 75 comments
29. Git push over XMPP (joeyh.name)
78 points by bokchoi on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
30. How I came to love big data (37signals.com)
71 points by ejpastorino on Nov 9, 2012 | hide | 18 comments

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