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1. Everyone Who Tried to Convince Me to Use Vim Was Wrong (yehudakatz.com)
309 points by mattyb on July 29, 2010 | hide | 208 comments
2. Richard Stallman answers Reddit's top 25 questions. (reddit.com)
285 points by abstractbill on July 29, 2010 | hide | 257 comments
3. Tell HN: I'm launching in 30 days. No matter what. Hold me to it
234 points by kabuks on July 29, 2010 | hide | 129 comments
4. Ask HN: Share a gem. Teach me and you.
194 points by lionhearted on July 29, 2010 | hide | 300 comments
5. How grep got its name (thoughtbot.com)
186 points by milesf on July 29, 2010 | hide | 50 comments
6. GazeHawk (YC S10) Does Eyetracking With Web Cams (techcrunch.com)
149 points by bwaldorf on July 29, 2010 | hide | 40 comments
7. Why 37signals advice is irrelevant and unhelpful (iwasamonkey.tumblr.com)
136 points by mathewi on July 29, 2010 | hide | 61 comments
8. Kindle is OK (scripting.com)
133 points by brilliant on July 29, 2010 | hide | 106 comments
9. Russian scientists have created a breed of domesticated foxes (costs $6K) (sibfox.com)
115 points by vaksel on July 29, 2010 | hide | 54 comments
10. Rakudo Star - a useful, usable, "early adopter" distribution of Perl 6 (rakudo.org)
113 points by avar on July 29, 2010 | hide | 31 comments
11. Ask HN: Who's Hiring? (Summer Edition)
111 points by SandB0x on July 29, 2010 | hide | 134 comments
12. Android wallpaper app that steals your data was downloaded by millions (venturebeat.com)
98 points by pkchen on July 29, 2010 | hide | 59 comments
13. Getting Your Open Source Project to 1.0 (damienkatz.net)
97 points by figured on July 29, 2010 | hide | 2 comments
14. Ask HN: Who needs a job?
96 points by d4ft on July 29, 2010 | hide | 120 comments
15. Google tech talk on Node.js (youtube.com)
84 points by mcantelon on July 29, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
16. Pastebin, compiler, and debugger supporting 40+ languages (ideone.com)
79 points by ujeezy on July 29, 2010 | hide | 35 comments
17. Andy's Most Useful Knots (asiteaboutnothing.net)
79 points by gnosis on July 29, 2010 | hide | 22 comments
18. Red Hat, 16%. Canonical, 1% contribution to GNOME (gregdekspeaks.wordpress.com)
78 points by mapleoin on July 29, 2010 | hide | 50 comments
19. HN accounts for 12% of Social Bookmark referral traffic (readwriteweb.com)
77 points by calaniz on July 29, 2010 | hide | 43 comments
20. Google Blocked in Mainland China (google.com)
78 points by tshtf on July 29, 2010 | hide | 55 comments
21. Oracle shuts down PostgreSQL test servers (itnews.com.au)
72 points by murrayb on July 29, 2010 | hide | 39 comments
22. Lisp is Not an Acceptable Lisp (2006) (steve-yegge.blogspot.com)
68 points by helwr on July 29, 2010 | hide | 27 comments
23. Traceroute in 40 lines of Python (ksplice.com)
73 points by leonidg on July 29, 2010 | hide | 7 comments
24. Happy Sysadmin Day! Cloudkick Developer plan: all features, 1 server, SMS alerts (cloudkick.com)
65 points by cloudkick on July 29, 2010 | hide | 31 comments
25. Other Android Languages (tbray.org)
62 points by fogus on July 29, 2010 | hide | 19 comments
26. Mogotest: Web Testing Made Easier (mogotest.com)
62 points by nirvdrum on July 29, 2010 | hide | 28 comments
27. IPhone to Droid X: Impressions of a Data Pig (designbygravity.wordpress.com)
57 points by cschanck on July 29, 2010 | hide | 53 comments
28. How to Get a Job at Cloudera (cloudera.com)
56 points by tlipcon on July 29, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
29. What's Wrong With the American University System (theatlantic.com)
55 points by frossie on July 29, 2010 | hide | 48 comments
30. Beg HN: Share some ideas.
51 points by jonne on July 29, 2010 | hide | 64 comments

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