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1. Norvig: How to write a spelling corrector (norvig.com)
63 points by mk on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 7 comments
2. How to be a Programmer: A Short, Comprehensive, and Personal Summary (mines.edu)
40 points by Keios on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 10 comments
3. Why Paul? Why Did You Change It? (About Hacker News) (centernetworks.com)
37 points by transburgh on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 45 comments
4. Does your project need a Cool Cam? (worsethanfailure.com)
31 points by dood on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 8 comments
5. Matt Maroon: Demo Day (mattmaroon.com)
25 points by toffer on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 14 comments
6. Coding Horror: Discipline Makes Strong Developers (codinghorror.com)
26 points by toffer on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 1 comment
7. "Why Should Paul Graham Have All the Fun?" (Perry Metzger's talk at Lisp NYC: video & slides) (lispnyc.org)
19 points by dpapathanasiou on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 4 comments
8. The #1 reason excuse for programmers legitimately slacking off (not if you use Lisp ;) (xkcd.com)
17 points by nickb on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 3 comments
9. Wozniak's New Goal is Efficient Housing (ecnmag.com)
15 points by farmer on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 1 comment
10. Uses of "* is the new *" in 2005 represented graphically (thediagram.com)
13 points by _david on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 3 comments
11. Squirrels wield a hot, secret weapon (newscientist.com)
12 points by farmer on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 3 comments
12. PlentyOfFish Architecture (highscalability.com)
12 points by luccastera on Aug 15, 2007 | hide
13. How to Give a Kick Ass Presentation (pubcon.com)
12 points by nreece on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 1 comment
14. JavaScript:The World's Most Misunderstood Programming Language (crockford.com)
13 points by mk on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 3 comments
15. Scott Adams' startup idea: Hole Digger (dilbertblog.typepad.com)
12 points by andreyf on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 5 comments
16. Why do most social networks make it so hard to move from viewing one friend to the next? (subtraction.com)
10 points by _david on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 2 comments
17. Can software start-ups succeed with non-programmer founder(s)?
11 points by NoMoreSnow on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 17 comments
18. This could be your fate if you don't do a startup (valleywag.com)
11 points by menloparkbum on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 7 comments
19. Blueprint is a CSS framework (bjorkoy.com)
9 points by webology on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 4 comments
20. A whole lotta Emacs Lisp files (sachachua.com)
10 points by mk on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 1 comment
21. Silphium: Did Greek science die out because their elite discovered The Pill? (wikipedia.org)
10 points by byrneseyeview on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 1 comment
22. Ultrafast quantum computer uses optically controlled electrons (physorg.com)
9 points by mk on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 1 comment
23. Google and Microsoft Look to Change Health Care (nytimes.com)
9 points by jcwentz on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 3 comments
24. PayPal fees for dummies (micropledge.com)
9 points by benhoyt on Aug 15, 2007 | hide
25. BarCampBlock in Palo Alto - this weekend - anyone attending? (barcamp.org)
9 points by RyanGWU82 on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 6 comments
26. "Don't use web standards because Jeffrey Zeldman told you to," Blueprint's class names are OK (jeffcroft.com)
8 points by _david on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 1 comment
27. 20+ Dating Sites For Geeks and Freaks (mashable.com)
8 points by horatio05 on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 2 comments
28. Linden Lab's CFO explains how the economy works in the virtual community. (technologyreview.com)
7 points by ivankirigin on Aug 15, 2007 | hide
29. CIA, Vatican busted for Wikipedia edits (bbc.co.uk)
5 points by farmer on Aug 15, 2007 | hide | 2 comments
30. DIY Drones: Chris Anderson's Ning Social Network for building UAVs (diydrones.com)
6 points by ivankirigin on Aug 15, 2007 | hide

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