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Stories from November 18, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. The Quiet Ones (nytimes.com)
807 points by wallflower on Nov 18, 2012 | 382 comments
2. Entrepreneurshit (bothsidesofthetable.com)
381 points by ndemoor on Nov 18, 2012 | 68 comments
3. Windows 8 — Disappointing Usability for Both Novice and Power Users (useit.com)
340 points by thomaspark on Nov 19, 2012 | 248 comments
4. Thank HN: Our friend is Safe and Sound (jacquesmattheij.com)
341 points by jacquesm on Nov 18, 2012 | 97 comments
5. Q: “How much does an app cost?” A: “About as much as a car.” (darwinapps.com)
203 points by vlokshin on Nov 19, 2012 | 89 comments
6. Mumbai girl arrested for Facebook post (mumbaimirror.com)
177 points by ashray on Nov 19, 2012 | 115 comments
7. The Web engineer's online toolbox (ivanzuzak.info)
167 points by koevet on Nov 18, 2012 | 7 comments
8. Man Arrested At Airport for Unusual Watch (depletedcranium.com)
165 points by mkr-hn on Nov 18, 2012 | 107 comments
9. How To Package Your Python Code (scotttorborg.com)
157 points by storborg on Nov 18, 2012 | 34 comments
10. Cisco Acquires Enterprise Wi-Fi Startup Meraki For $1.2 Billion In Cash (techcrunch.com)
155 points by ardahal on Nov 18, 2012 | 44 comments
11. What Could Have Entered the Public Domain on January 1, 2012? (duke.edu)
142 points by mtgx on Nov 19, 2012 | 82 comments
12. Why Brit Ruby 2013 was cancelled and why this is not ok (gist.github.com)
134 points by seanhandley on Nov 18, 2012 | 222 comments
13. Disassembling the Woolworths Facebook scam (troyhunt.com)
126 points by wglb on Nov 18, 2012 | 26 comments
14. Kim Dotcom’s plan to give New Zealanders free Internet could just work (thenextweb.com)
127 points by Cbasedlifeform on Nov 18, 2012 | 46 comments
15. Entrepreneurshit? Please. (davidkatz.me)
120 points by BerislavLopac on Nov 19, 2012 | 65 comments
16. Firefox OS (Boot 2 Gecko) Simulator - Runs on Windows, Mac and Linux (people.mozilla.org)
117 points by diggan on Nov 18, 2012 | 34 comments
17. Bitsquatting: DNS Hijacking without exploitation (dinaburg.org)
107 points by jakub_g on Nov 18, 2012 | 35 comments
18. Touch Laptops (codinghorror.com)
99 points by stalled on Nov 19, 2012 | 98 comments
19. A list of systems, applications, and libraries that are written in C++ (stroustrup.com)
93 points by AndreyKarpov on Nov 19, 2012 | 98 comments
20. Textadept: fast, minimalist, and Lua-extensible cross-platform text editor (foicica.com)
89 points by amarsahinovic on Nov 18, 2012 | 81 comments
21. Attacking hardened Linux systems with kernel JIT spraying (mainisusuallyafunction.blogspot.com)
84 points by Symmetry on Nov 19, 2012 | 17 comments
22. Apple Can Finish What Microsoft’s Sinofsky Started (mondaynote.com)
74 points by phaet0n on Nov 18, 2012 | 64 comments
23. An Ode To W3Schools (jonkuperman.com)
69 points by jon_kuperman on Nov 19, 2012 | 62 comments
24. Why Opera thrives in Europe’s last dictatorship (qz.com)
67 points by riordan on Nov 18, 2012 | 42 comments
25. What Is Bayesian/Frequentist Inference? (normaldeviate.wordpress.com)
67 points by vectorbunny on Nov 18, 2012 | 27 comments
26. Cisco acquires Meraki: how 3 guys from MIT transformed the networking industry (sequoiacapital.tumblr.com)
63 points by hornbaker on Nov 19, 2012 | 13 comments
27. Fraud fighter: 'Faked research is endemic in China' (newscientist.com)
62 points by denzil_correa on Nov 19, 2012 | 18 comments
28. PPA for Netflix Desktop App (iheartubuntu.com)
58 points by vectorbunny on Nov 18, 2012 | 17 comments
29. The British Ruby Conference has been cancelled (britruby.com)
57 points by andrewnez on Nov 18, 2012 | 90 comments
30. Ask HN: How did Treehouse get 5M in funding without wanting an "Exit"?
49 points by rpm4321 on Nov 18, 2012 | 26 comments
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