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1. So long, and thanks for all the fish (tipjoys2cents.blogspot.com)
245 points by ivankirigin on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 93 comments
2. Starting a Bank (ma.tt)
144 points by ionfish on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 65 comments
3. Dive Into HTML 5 preview (by Mark Pilgrim) (diveintohtml5.org)
123 points by bd on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
4. Why we don't use Galileo's last name (slate.com)
117 points by kf on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
5. Bug #48669: PHP now includes GOTO (php.net)
109 points by roder on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 59 comments
6. How Professional Writers Write (calnewport.com)
94 points by dpatru on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
7. Apple Answers the FCC’s Questions (apple.com)
87 points by tvon on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 59 comments
8. Scheme to become two languages (lambda-the-ultimate.org)
84 points by apgwoz on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 49 comments
9. Focus Hard. In Reasonable Bursts. One Day at a Time. (calnewport.com)
82 points by pw on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
10. Clojure and Rails - the Secret Sauce Behind FlightCaster (YC S09) (infoq.com)
77 points by zemariamm on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
11. The 3 key parts of news stories you usually don’t get (newsless.org)
70 points by joshwa on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
12. 'Dynamic' assembler with GC (zedshaw.com)
67 points by spooneybarger on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
13. How Do Afghan Drug Lords Spend All That Loot? (trueslant.com)
57 points by robg on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 60 comments
14. Daring Fireball's take on Apple's FCC response (daringfireball.net)
53 points by natemartin on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
15. Apple’s Official iPhone 3G Unlock (nytimes.com)
51 points by newacc on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
16. Scheming is Believing (2005) (googlepages.com)
50 points by DTrejo on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
17. Pimp My Code, Part 16: On Heuristics and Human Factors (wilshipley.com)
50 points by twampss on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
18. There's No Rulebook for Sex Verification (nytimes.com)
51 points by tokenadult on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 83 comments
19. Dijkstra: Why numbering should start at zero (utexas.edu)
48 points by thunk on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 71 comments
20. Multi-Line Lambdas in Python Using the With Statement (billmill.org)
44 points by jcsalterego on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
21. Hijack: Get A Live IRB Prompt For Any Existing Ruby Process (rubyinside.com)
44 points by there on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
22. Connecting SLIME to a remote Clojure Repl (asymmetrical-view.com)
46 points by kyleburton on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
23. 8 Free Online Entrepreneurial Finance Classes from MIT (collegemogul.com)
41 points by CollegeMogul on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
24. The one sure way to advance software engineering (bertrandmeyer.com)
40 points by edw519 on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
25. Scheme Steering Committee Position Statement (scheme-reports.org)
39 points by fogus on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
26. Why We Copied Posterous (sexywidget.com)
39 points by Automatt-2 on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
27. Interesting statistics from the tarsnap backup service (daemonology.net)
36 points by cperciva on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
28. My draft Masters dissertation on YC and other "startup accelerators" (docs.google.com)
32 points by jedc on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
29. Japan's Homegrown Operating System (web-jpn.org)
34 points by jacquesm on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
30. After a 30-Year Run, Rise of the Super-Rich Hits a Wall (nytimes.com)
35 points by peter123 on Aug 21, 2009 | hide | 32 comments

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