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1. My Thoughts on Oracle v Google (headius.com)
606 points by dochtman on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 82 comments
2. Rich Programmer Food (steve-yegge.blogspot.com)
217 points by niyazpk on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 103 comments
3. You’re a developer, so why do you work for someone else? (intermittentintelligence.com)
200 points by bry on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 130 comments
4. A vote for me is a vote for dipshit businesses everywhere (asmartbear.com)
200 points by cwilson on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 24 comments
5. Fuck you, Money (adgrok.com)
186 points by antongm on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 110 comments
6. Vim 7.3 released (groups.google.com)
175 points by ab9 on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 45 comments
7. So you were thinking of using adsense to generate income? Think again (jacquesmattheij.com)
150 points by jacquesm on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 85 comments
8. Map of worldwide undersea cables (cablemap.info)
148 points by mixmax on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 49 comments
9. The best patent ever (uspto.gov)
137 points by btilly on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 42 comments
10. Make CSS3 buttons that are extremely fancy (technology.posterous.com)
117 points by ssclafani on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 32 comments
11. What To Look For In A Business Co-Founder (jasonlbaptiste.com)
112 points by jasonlbaptiste on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 34 comments
12. GetACoder.com: Solve P Vs NP (getacoder.com)
110 points by olalonde on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 73 comments
13. An implausibly illustrated introduction to HTML5 Web Workers (wearehugh.com)
108 points by tswicegood on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 33 comments
14. "Some German bombers landed at UK bases, believing they were back in Germany." (wikipedia.org)
99 points by JakeSc on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
15. Google CEO Suggests You Change Your Name to Escape His Permanent Record (readwriteweb.com)
99 points by chacha102 on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 78 comments
16. Meet the minimalists living out of a hard drive (bbc.co.uk)
96 points by benrmatthews on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 107 comments
17. Tcpcrypt (tcpcrypt.org)
92 points by rnicholson on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 70 comments
18. Business Cofounders are a Dime a Dozen (joshuavolz.com)
92 points by coderdude on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 36 comments
19. China Passes Japan as Second-Largest Economy (nytimes.com)
88 points by danhak on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 72 comments
20. The Lost Quarter-Century in Data Compression (podly.tv)
87 points by davidst on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 14 comments
21. Why Android devs are losing money, and it’s not due to piracy (pingdom.com)
85 points by GR8K on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 73 comments
22. Darkpatterns.org: naming and shaming black hat, anti-usability design patterns. (90percentofeverything.com)
73 points by harrybr on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
23. Clojure Workers and Large Scale HTTP Fetching (measuringmeasures.com)
70 points by fogus on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 3 comments
24. Is The Times making you stupid? (jgc.org)
70 points by jgrahamc on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 46 comments
25. Historians rethink key Soviet role in Japan defeat (google.com)
69 points by MikeCapone on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 60 comments
26. Adobe + Typekit to bring legendary typefaces to the web (typekit.com)
68 points by niyazpk on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
27. Ask HN: Holy Crap I need an Idea
63 points by agentargo on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 118 comments
28. Lycos, poster child of Internet boom, sells for just $36M (masshightech.com)
63 points by masshightech on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 41 comments
29. Use brute force to find an available domain name for Web 2.0 projects (bruteforcenaming.com)
57 points by datageek on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
30. Ask HN: Review our webapp: AirDropper
55 points by jesselamb on Aug 16, 2010 | hide | 51 comments

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