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Stories from December 31, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. A Pickpocket's Tale (newyorker.com)
528 points by danso on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
2. Fixing the computer guy posture [pdf] (kaasplateau.com)
300 points by aniketpant on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 122 comments
3. Open-Source Speech Recognition: Simon 0.4.0 Released (simon-listens.blogspot.com)
197 points by Tsiolkovsky on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
4. Game Over: Zynga Shuts Down PetVille And 10 Other Titles (techcrunch.com)
178 points by chrisacky on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 141 comments
5. John Resig's ‘Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja’ has been released (amazon.com)
160 points by simonsarris on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 84 comments
6. Thoughts on Go after writing 3 websites (kowalczyk.info)
153 points by kkowalczyk on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 56 comments
7. I’m Bored. What’s Next? (techcrunch.com)
151 points by nhangen on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 136 comments
8. How and why I run my own DNS servers (bugsplat.info)
145 points by zrail on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 100 comments
9. PlaceIt by Breezi - Generate Product Screenshots in Realistic Environments (breezi.com)
124 points by charlieirish on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 66 comments
10. How to Contribute to Open Source without Being a Programming Rock Star (smartbear.com)
121 points by Baustin on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
11. Simple Ways to Find Potential Customers Online (lukethomas.com)
116 points by lukethomas on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
12. How multi-disk failures happen (sysadmin1138.net)
113 points by Serplat on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 91 comments
13. Starting The Web App Challenge: From Zero to $5,000/month In 6 Months (nathanbarry.com)
108 points by stickhandle on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
14. MicroSD card FAQ (bunniestudios.com)
110 points by pmarin on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 29 comments
15. Pirates? Hollywood Sets $10+ Billion Box Office Record (torrentfreak.com)
100 points by cyphersanctus on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 97 comments
16. Guy Kawasaki - Four free books (plus.google.com)
100 points by aespinoza on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
17. Silicon Valley's Problem (cbracy.tumblr.com)
96 points by sethbannon on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 97 comments
18. Mapping the Census: A Dot for Every Person (theatlanticcities.com)
92 points by japhyr on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
19. Feynman's Nobel Ambition (ohio-state.edu)
89 points by DanielRibeiro on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
20. Reader-submitted Objective-C / XCode tips of 2012 (nshipster.com)
81 points by cozykozy on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
21. Gitrep - Discover and organize Github repositories (gitrep.com)
76 points by zellux on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
22. Fay: a subset of Haskell that compiles to JavaScript (fay-lang.org)
74 points by sadiq on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
23. Show HN: Amuzor, a new content curator we've been building (amuzor.com)
70 points by sebastianmck on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 48 comments
24. Will Google+ Ever Get A Full Read/Write API? (techcrunch.com)
64 points by iProject on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
25. How I Made a 26-Hour Day (andrewdumont.me)
60 points by andrewdumont on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
26. Why I'm Quitting Instagram (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
58 points by iProject on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
27. 2012: The year Irish newspapers tried to destroy the web (mcgarrsolicitors.ie)
56 points by CountHackulus on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
28. Military Must Prep Now for ‘Mutant’ Future, Researchers Warn (wired.com)
54 points by cyphersanctus on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
29. Lessons from the 'World's Ugliest Woman': 'Stop Staring and Start Learning' (yahoo.com)
51 points by mikecane on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
30. Revisiting JavaScript Objects (laktek.com)
52 points by laktek on Dec 31, 2012 | hide | 11 comments

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