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1. The Graphing Calculator Story - a developer who refused to leave (nucalc.com)
331 points by cavedave on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 32 comments
2. I'll save you the time of getting an MBA.. (reddit.com)
248 points by petercooper on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 36 comments
3. Why we need to abolish software patents (techcrunch.com)
143 points by cwan on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 59 comments
4. DNSMadeEasy under major (over 50Gbps) DDoS Attack out of China (twitter.com)
110 points by KrisJordan on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 48 comments
5. Fraud charges against HashRocket executives dropped (jacksonville.com)
109 points by henning on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 16 comments
6. Ask HN: Why did Twitter succeed?
103 points by shadowsun7 on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 88 comments
7. ScraperWiki - an online tool to make scraping simpler and more collaborative (scraperwiki.com)
94 points by phreeza on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 39 comments
8. See How Well Google Knows Your Circle of Friends (google.com)
92 points by sidwyn on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 32 comments
9. Ask HN: List everything you know that is good/bad for our brains.
69 points by chanux on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 52 comments
10. The Politically Incorrect Guide To Ending Poverty (theatlantic.com)
67 points by nochiel on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 35 comments
11. Chimpanzee hack (video) (youtube.com)
64 points by harscoat on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 4 comments
12. In Defense of Not-Invented-Here Syndrome (2001) (joelonsoftware.com)
66 points by aycangulez on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 44 comments
13. Wikipedia Lamest Edit Wars (Infographic) (informationisbeautiful.net)
60 points by fod on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
14. Executive Leaves Apple After iPhone Antenna Troubles (nytimes.com)
58 points by credo on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 30 comments
15. Barrier: Multithreading bugs are very delicate (ridiculousfish.com)
58 points by l0stman on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 16 comments
16. The Making of My JS1K Demo (acko.net)
53 points by mcantelon on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 4 comments
17. Minecraft: 331132 registered users, of which 50793 (15.33%) have bought the game (minecraft.net)
54 points by kenshi on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
18. US Underemployment 28.4% for young people, 18.4% in all Age Groups (gallup.com)
53 points by startuprules on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 47 comments
19. CIA Software Developer Goes Open Source, Instead (wired.com)
51 points by iamelgringo on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
20. Haystack: a project for iran (haystacknetwork.com)
50 points by chaostheory on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
21. Ask HN: How to find like-minded people?
46 points by Twisol on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 27 comments
22. What a collapsing empire looks like (salon.com)
43 points by ajg1977 on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 32 comments
23. Serendipity: Success in business increasingly depends on chance encounters (economist.com)
41 points by jonmc12 on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
24. MIT OpenCourseWare pilots study groups with OpenStudy (tofp.wordpress.com)
40 points by samratjp on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 5 comments
25. Scheme from Scratch to be continued (michaux.ca)
39 points by namin on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 2 comments
26. Ask HN: Why choose a dynamically typed language?
38 points by jeswin on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 113 comments
27. Ask HN: please review SmartPeople
38 points by ritonlajoie on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 49 comments
28. Optimizing code for instruction cache (eetimes.com)
34 points by smcl on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 5 comments
29. Programming languages and the Singularity OS (acm.org)
32 points by spooneybarger on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
30. Engine Yard Co-Founder leaves / big news end of month (twitter.com)
30 points by rmoriz on Aug 7, 2010 | hide | 16 comments

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