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1. Lockhart's Lament: On Mathematics at School (maa.org)
70 points by hhm on March 6, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
2. Optimize for now! (37signals.com)
72 points by naish on March 6, 2008 | hide | 34 comments
3. Using Microsoft Excel as a 3D Game Engine (gamasutra.com)
68 points by hhm on March 6, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
4. Apple iPhone SDK Event: iFund - $100 Million for iPhone Devs (gizmodo.com)
57 points by Readmore on March 6, 2008 | hide | 29 comments
5. YC Help: I need Acquisition Advice
53 points by nextmoveone on March 6, 2008 | hide | 38 comments
6. 3. 2. 1. Contact. The Google Contacts API has landed (googledataapis.blogspot.com)
33 points by hwork on March 6, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
7. FYI: Last time someone made a $100MM fund to boost development it didn't turn out all that great (nytimes.com)
29 points by alaskamiller on March 6, 2008 | hide | 26 comments
8. Python AJAX Server (pyxer.net)
25 points by muriithi on March 6, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
9. Hacker vs Engineer - Know The Difference! (pchristensen.com)
24 points by imgabe on March 6, 2008 | hide | 29 comments
10. If Version Control Systems were Airlines (complete.org)
24 points by mqt on March 6, 2008 | hide
11. Ask YC: What is your preferable development environment?
23 points by tzury on March 6, 2008 | hide | 66 comments
12. CMU team builds robotic snake (cmu.edu)
19 points by streblo on March 6, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
13. Steve Jobs: Flash video not suitable for iPhone (cbc.ca)
19 points by chengmi on March 6, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
14. Warren Buffett is now the richest man in the world (beating Bill Gates after 13 years). (forbes.com)
18 points by falsestprophet on March 6, 2008 | hide | 18 comments
15. Shared Web Hosting: Who Is Good?
17 points by motoko on March 6, 2008 | hide | 18 comments
16. Ask YC: Getting involved in open source projects
15 points by jaydub on March 6, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
17. Python Montage Code for Displaying Arrays (datawrangling.com)
14 points by polar on March 6, 2008 | hide
18. Why Internet Explorer 8 still Sucks Balls (windowhaxor.net)
14 points by pavs on March 6, 2008 | hide | 21 comments
19. Facebook viral marketing: When and why do apps "jump the shark?" (andrewchen.typepad.com)
13 points by nickb on March 6, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
20. Switching between "school mode" and "startup mode"
12 points by kingnothing on March 6, 2008 | hide | 19 comments
21. Ask YC: To continue, or not to continue ... how do you know?
12 points by NSX2 on March 6, 2008 | hide | 47 comments
22. Death Threats, Intimidation, and Blogging (codinghorror.com)
12 points by juanpablo on March 6, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
23. Ask.com gets a makeover, lays off 40 (cnn.com)
12 points by moog on March 6, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
24. So far, little demand for Silverlight developers (thestandard.com)
11 points by ilamont on March 6, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
25. Microsoft launches its alternative to Amazon’s SimpleDB (zdnet.com)
11 points by edw519 on March 6, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
26. Have a great iPhone idea? Apply now to KPCB's iFund! (kpcb.com)
10 points by alaskamiller on March 6, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
27. The New York Times Perl Profiler (open.blogs.nytimes.com)
10 points by mqt on March 6, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
28. Web 2.0's Long Road to IPOs (businessweek.com)
10 points by mqt on March 6, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
29. Six botnets churning out 85 percent of all spam (arstechnica.com)
10 points by auferstehung on March 6, 2008 | hide
30. IE8 (beta) is for us JavaScripters (ejohn.org)
10 points by bdfh42 on March 6, 2008 | hide | 4 comments

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