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1. This Is a Photoshop and It Blew My Mind - Photosketch (gizmodo.com)
321 points by AjJi on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 67 comments
2. I like Unicorn (Rack HTTP server) because it's Unix (tomayko.com)
192 points by pjhyett on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 53 comments
3. "How do I set the User-Agent string in Java?" - L. Page (1996) (guyro.typepad.com)
173 points by frisco on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 39 comments
4. Unit testing in Coders at Work (gigamonkeys.com)
109 points by mqt on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 85 comments
5. Email Newsletters Are Serious Business (jasonlbaptiste.com)
88 points by jasonlbaptiste on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
6. How to crack a master lock (markedwardcampos.com)
84 points by yan on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
7. 21-year-old computer geek makes £1m with online game (Torn) (telegraph.co.uk)
80 points by tortilla on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 66 comments
8. AT&T to allow 3G Skype calls (skype.com)
79 points by Timothee on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 61 comments
9. Judge rules against Autodesk in eBay software case (computerworlduk.com)
71 points by dreemteem on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
10. Criminalizing everyone - Needed: A 'clean line' to determine lawfulness (washingtontimes.com)
70 points by cwan on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 60 comments
11. Math Every Day (googlepages.com)
70 points by yarapavan on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
12. Nerdkit - an electronics kit for hackers (nerdkits.com)
69 points by sdp on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
13. Null-prefix certificate for paypal (seclists.org)
63 points by bensummers on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
14. The odd one out - inspired by IQ tests (tanyakhovanova.com)
57 points by cema on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
15. DRAM errors vastly more frequent than previously thought (zdnet.com)
57 points by wglb on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
16. Google launches WhatBrowser.org, talks web browsers for Mom and Dad (whatbrowser.org)
55 points by cscotta on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
17. Miguel de Icaza responds to latest RMS article (tirania.org)
54 points by michael_h on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 103 comments
18. 25 years of X (lwn.net)
51 points by robin_reala on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
19. Good agile vs Bad agile (steve-yegge.blogspot.com)
50 points by joubee on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
20. Why I gave marijuana to my autistic child (doublex.com)
48 points by tptacek on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 53 comments
21. JavaScript Programming Patterns (klauskomenda.com)
48 points by ZLOB-o-ZLOB on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 28 comments
22. Jeff Bezos supposedly invested $250k in Google in '98, worth $1.6 billion today (techflash.com)
48 points by adamhowell on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
23. Twitter Data: An Investor's Perspective (techcrunch.com)
44 points by jakestein on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
24. How copy editing is done at the New Yorker (redroom.com)
43 points by yarapavan on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
25. Freakonomics: Do We Need a 37-Cent Coin? (freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com)
42 points by cwan on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 50 comments
26. Eolas sues Apple, Google (arstechnica.com)
41 points by abraham on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
27. The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009 (nobelprize.org)
39 points by edw519 on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
28. Palm revises webOS app policy - much more freedom for developers (precentral.net)
37 points by bhousel on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
29. Parallelism /= Concurrency (ghcmutterings.wordpress.com)
36 points by maxtilford on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
30. Ask HN - Why was there ever, fork() ?
35 points by billpg on Oct 6, 2009 | hide | 58 comments

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