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1. Essential Python Tips, Tricks, and Hacks (siafoo.net)
90 points by rockstar9 on May 21, 2008 | hide | 25 comments
2. Cory Doctorow: Our dangerous statistical ignorance (guardian.co.uk)
65 points by graywh on May 21, 2008 | hide | 56 comments
3. PHP Sucks, But It Doesn't Matter (codinghorror.com)
62 points by VinzO on May 21, 2008 | hide | 59 comments
4. Ask Eliezer Yudkowsky: How did you convince the Gatekeeper to release the potentially genocidal AI?
60 points by technoguyrob on May 21, 2008 | hide | 52 comments
5. New Common Lisp book announced, bills itself as a sequel to On Lisp. (groups.google.com)
53 points by dfranke on May 21, 2008 | hide | 15 comments
6. Giles Bowkett: Summon Monsters? Open The Door? Heal? Or Die? (gilesbowkett.blogspot.com)
53 points by gaika on May 21, 2008 | hide | 63 comments
7. YourWeek: a reddit-powered TV news program by PBS (reddit.com)
39 points by kn0thing on May 21, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
8. James Simons: former mathematician and now billionaire hedge fund manager (seedmagazine.com)
26 points by getp on May 21, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
9. Anatomy Of A Failure: Lessons Learned (techcrunch.com)
26 points by nickb on May 21, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
10. A Detailed Five Step Twitter Scaling Plan (whydoeseverythingsuck.com)
25 points by pchristensen on May 21, 2008 | hide | 59 comments
11. Meet Hiroyuki Nishimura, the Bad Boy of the Japanese Internet (wired.com)
22 points by edw519 on May 21, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
12. Why Small Really Is Beautiful (gigaom.com)
22 points by shuleatt on May 21, 2008 | hide
13. Ask YC: To The Young, How Supportive Are Your Parents?
22 points by rockstar9 on May 21, 2008 | hide | 23 comments
14. Hash functions: theoretical basics, mixing, and evaluations of algorithms (comcast.net)
20 points by nreece on May 21, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
15. Incense is psychoactive: It's good for your brain (thinkgene.com)
21 points by chaostheory on May 21, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
16. You Don’t Have To Be The Next Big Thing (howtosplitanatom.com)
18 points by breily on May 21, 2008 | hide
17. Ask PG: The difference between instinct and emotion?
18 points by langer on May 21, 2008 | hide | 23 comments
18. How to read a business book (sethgodin.typepad.com)
17 points by getp on May 21, 2008 | hide | 23 comments
19. Chatterous works better than Twitter on mobile (jolieodell.wordpress.com)
15 points by arasakik on May 21, 2008 | hide | 32 comments
20. Geohashing (xkcd.com)
16 points by sant0sk1 on May 21, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
21. The no-framework PHP MVC framework (lerdorf.com)
16 points by t0pj on May 21, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
22. Python snippet to find available two-letter domain names for some TLDs (paste2.org)
15 points by thorax on May 21, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
23. Lessons from the Debian/OpenSSL Fiasco (swtch.com)
14 points by luckystrike on May 21, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
24. Microsoft Doloto: Download Time Optimizer (microsoft.com)
12 points by nreece on May 21, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
25. Microsoft To Offer Cash Back To Search Engine Users (techcrunch.com)
11 points by nickb on May 21, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
26. The Right Stuff: Building The Team (gaborcselle.com)
10 points by wumi on May 21, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
27. The Safest Seat To Sit On A Plane Is... (flowingdata.com)
10 points by neilc on May 21, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
28. Ask YC: Code Digesting
9 points by nsrivast on May 21, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
29. 100x Lisp Speed Improvement (Using Lisp faster than C paper techniques) (ycombinator.com)
9 points by gibsonf1 on May 21, 2008 | hide
30. Is Your Web Site Fast Enough for Google? (wsj.com)
9 points by jakewolf on May 21, 2008 | hide | 3 comments

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