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1. C++ in Coders at Work (gigamonkeys.com)
178 points by edw519 on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 169 comments
2. Marc Andreessen - Guide to personal productivity (pmarca-archive.posterous.com)
155 points by suprgeek on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
3. Puzzle Websites to Sharpen Your Programming Skills (sixrevisions.com)
121 points by edw519 on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
4. Evil Maid goes after TrueCrypt (theinvisiblethings.blogspot.com)
103 points by spahl on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 64 comments
5. Why Ice Cream Sellers Stand Next to Each Other Instead of Spreading Out (sjsu.edu)
101 points by lionhearted on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 72 comments
6. YouTube’s Bandwidth Bill Is Low (wired.com)
98 points by bensummers on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 34 comments
7. Nginx module to turn it into a long-polling message queuing HTTP push server. (github.com)
80 points by labria on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
8. Better than ImageMagick: GraphicsMagick (graphicsmagick.org)
80 points by bhseo on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
9. If you think you haven't found your passion... (sivers.org)
62 points by jackchristopher on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
10. Mick Jagger to Andy Warhol (burstoid.com)
59 points by ctingom on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
11. How Con Kolivas's BFS CPU scheduler works (lkml.org)
59 points by wmf on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
12. Django admin awesomeness (joshourisman.com)
53 points by twampss on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
13. The Soviets Built a Doomsday Machine. It’s Still Working. (wired.com)
50 points by robg on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
14. Dean Kamen's Robot Arm (wired.com)
46 points by kingkawn on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
15. Bill Gates pledges 120 million to boost African, Indian farmers (yahoo.com)
44 points by Flemlord on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
16. The Halo Effect (economist.com)
41 points by gruseom on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
17. Android 2.0 screenshot walkthrough (boygeniusreport.com)
38 points by Flemlord on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
18. Street View: We can trike wherever you like (googleblog.blogspot.com)
37 points by alexandros on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
19. Business guys: how my first startup went wrong
37 points by notauser on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
20. Features planned for clojure 1.1 (clojure.blogspot.com)
37 points by silkodyssey on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
21. Bill Gates' Open Letter to Hobbyists (digibarn.com)
36 points by acangiano on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 45 comments
22. Goldman Sachs Is Robbing Us Blind (businessinsider.com)
36 points by vorador on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
23. Instant EC2 Hosted Custom Map Server (tiledrawer.com)
35 points by superchink on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
24. The Wolfram Alpha API Has Arrived (wolframalpha.com)
34 points by edw519 on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
25. Software Design Review (greenspun.com)
34 points by tjr on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
26. Ask HN: What do you wish you had known before starting up ?
34 points by vorador on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 34 comments
27. Programmers should know math.. just not all of it (giorgiosironi.blogspot.com)
33 points by fogus on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 39 comments
28. Evolved virtual creatures (evolutionary programming, 1994) (archive.org)
31 points by derwiki on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
29. Sam's String Matching Algorithms Collection (shef.ac.uk)
31 points by mahmud on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
30. Spacetime alarms (gregdetre.blogspot.com)
29 points by gregdetre on Oct 16, 2009 | hide | 19 comments

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