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1. Those Aren’t Fighting Words, Dear (nytimes.com)
325 points by mapleoin on May 17, 2010 | hide | 115 comments
2. Facebook Privacy Scanner is launched (reclaimprivacy.org)
321 points by mjpizz on May 17, 2010 | hide | 59 comments
3. Diaspora's Curse - Jason Fried (37signals.com)
296 points by starnix17 on May 17, 2010 | hide | 138 comments
4. Twitter's Alex Payne quits, heads onto something new. (al3x.net)
213 points by malbiniak on May 17, 2010 | hide | 157 comments
5. Django 1.2 released (djangoproject.com)
212 points by twampss on May 17, 2010 | hide | 46 comments
6. Why I Switched to Git From Mercurial (extracheese.org)
176 points by pilif on May 17, 2010 | hide | 100 comments
7. The Glasgow Haskell Compiler and LLVM (llvm.org)
139 points by fogus on May 17, 2010 | hide | 7 comments
8. Operational Transformation (algorithm behind Wave, Google Docs) (codecommit.com)
125 points by samstokes on May 17, 2010 | hide | 21 comments
9. Alan Kay on the misunderstanding of OOP (squeakfoundation.org)
119 points by chc on May 17, 2010 | hide | 30 comments
10. How Scribd's HTML document reader works (part 1) (scribd.com)
120 points by snowmaker on May 17, 2010 | hide | 28 comments
11. No One Wins In Business Plan Competitions (steveblank.com)
113 points by icey on May 17, 2010 | hide | 30 comments
12. Duck Duck Go Traffic & Sponsorship (gabrielweinberg.com)
89 points by ugh on May 17, 2010 | hide | 36 comments
13. Why your Android app doesn't need an exit button (radioactiveyak.com)
87 points by whalesalad on May 17, 2010 | hide | 42 comments
14. The Pirate Bay goes down after legal pressure (torrentfreak.com)
83 points by adamhowell on May 17, 2010 | hide | 34 comments
15. Gave up a day job. Now what? - Income report #2 (kreci.net)
83 points by kreci on May 17, 2010 | hide | 58 comments
16. Ask HN: Publish in peer-review journal without affiliation?
74 points by joesababa on May 17, 2010 | hide | 27 comments
17. Compression algorithms used by Google (feedblog.org)
67 points by helwr on May 17, 2010 | hide | 6 comments
18. Rands in Repose: The Shop I Want (randsinrepose.com)
66 points by filament on May 17, 2010 | hide | 31 comments
19. Web Browsers Leave 'Fingerprints' Behind as You Surf the Net (eff.org)
64 points by stanleydrew on May 17, 2010 | hide | 28 comments
20. Explaining Schizophrenia [comic] (tallguywrites.livejournal.com)
63 points by mapleoin on May 17, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
21. The Value of Attention (dilbert.com)
58 points by cwan on May 17, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
22. A "life-changing" invention from the West Bank (youtube.com)
59 points by elblanco on May 17, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
23. "If you’re outraged by accidental breaches, you’d better sit down" (benlog.com)
58 points by sweis on May 17, 2010 | hide | 19 comments
24. On Functors (catonmat.net)
57 points by pkrumins on May 17, 2010 | hide | 6 comments
25. People Start Noticing That The Web Competes With iPad Apps (techdirt.com)
52 points by jancona on May 17, 2010 | hide | 33 comments
26. Ant ~ Lisp, Or, A Significantly Better Explanation of Lisp (defmacro.org)
52 points by ecuzzillo on May 17, 2010 | hide | 13 comments
27. Hacker News Directory: Meet people from other companies (jmtame.posterous.com)
52 points by jmtame on May 17, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
28. BP oil slick (youtube.com)
49 points by motters on May 17, 2010 | hide | 39 comments
29. Mathematicians solve 140-year-old Boltzmann equation (sciencedaily.com)
48 points by bpung on May 17, 2010 | hide | 7 comments
30. What's new in Linux 2.6.34 (h-online.com)
48 points by ddfall on May 17, 2010 | hide | 7 comments

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