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1. Tell YC: Answers from John McCarthy
136 points by mgummelt on May 9, 2008 | hide | 72 comments
2. Processing ported to JavaScript (ejohn.org)
112 points by tzury on May 9, 2008 | hide | 28 comments
3. How I built a poker-bot (codingthewheel.com)
77 points by run4yourlives on May 9, 2008 | hide | 37 comments
4. How Advertising Works, and Why It Won’t For Facebook (mattmaroon.com)
60 points by breily on May 9, 2008 | hide | 59 comments
5. The Mundanity of Excellence (books.google.com)
49 points by prakash on May 9, 2008 | hide | 39 comments
6. Jwz's guide to backups: "Shut up. I know things. You will listen to me. Do it anyway." (jwz.org)
47 points by henning on May 9, 2008 | hide | 25 comments
7. 16 Sorting Algorithms - Click to see each run (ubc.ca)
43 points by edw519 on May 9, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
8. Analyzing Hacker News Users’ Join Dates, Karma, and Profiles (breckyunits.com)
36 points by kradic on May 9, 2008 | hide | 19 comments
9. Sitting straight 'bad for backs' (bbc.co.uk)
33 points by pg on May 9, 2008 | hide | 19 comments
10. Multi-millionaire startup founder throws 29th birthday party...with 300 homeless people (mercurynews.com)
30 points by technoguyrob on May 9, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
11. My No TV (osteele.com)
26 points by comatose_kid on May 9, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
12. Ask YC: What's the most hacker-friendly keyboard?
23 points by ComputerGuru on May 9, 2008 | hide | 77 comments
13. Greg Linden: "I should have focused on angels." (glinden.blogspot.com)
23 points by lurkage on May 9, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
14. Best Programming Jokes (devtopics.com)
21 points by edw519 on May 9, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
15. Programming in a Vacuum (stanford.edu)
18 points by edw519 on May 9, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
16. YC startup looking for rockstar designer (commandshift3.com)
17 points by madscientist on May 9, 2008 | hide | 24 comments
17. What the inside of a container data center looks like (pingdom.com)
17 points by breily on May 9, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
18. Ask HN: Amazon flexible web payments?
16 points by thorax on May 9, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
19. Ask YC: Android Developer Challenge results are in. Did you win? What did you make?
16 points by aschobel on May 9, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
20. New Yorker: Malcolm Gladwell on collaborative innovation (newyorker.com)
15 points by wsculley on May 9, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
21. Is AJAX On The Way Out? (mappingtheweb.com)
14 points by edw519 on May 9, 2008 | hide | 27 comments
22. Ask YC: How do you maintain motivation in face of boredom?
13 points by shabda on May 9, 2008 | hide | 27 comments
23. The Ultimate Twitter Revenue Model (readwriteweb.com)
13 points by getp on May 9, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
24. Ask YC: Better to be a Specialist or a Generalist as a CEO?
12 points by mooders on May 9, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
25. Your call is important to us (economist.com)
12 points by bootload on May 9, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
26. Patterns in Interaction Design (welie.com)
12 points by rantfoil on May 9, 2008 | hide
27. Google: Unicode conquers ASCII on the Web (news.com)
12 points by cstejerean on May 9, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
28. Why Apple is really more expensive than Amazon (listeningtoreason.blogspot.com)
11 points by wanorris on May 9, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
29. Django Djumpstart: Build a To-do List in 30 Minutes (sitepoint.com)
11 points by chaostheory on May 9, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
30. Lijit’s CEO on raising money from angels (falseprecision.typepad.com)
11 points by paulsb on May 9, 2008 | hide | 2 comments

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