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1. Standalone sandboxed IE6, IE7, IE8 executables (Recovered after a takedown) (iecss.com)
281 points by paulirish on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
2. White House: What's Blocking Innovation in America? My Answer: IP Laws (groklaw.net)
259 points by wiks on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 176 comments
3. New string search algorithm (volnitsky.com)
181 points by akaus on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 59 comments
4. Continuous Deployment (avc.com)
179 points by cwan on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
5. Man places his genome in public domain, on Github (sporny.org)
125 points by metabrew on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
6. Stackoverflow: Are there any famous one-man-army programmers? (stackoverflow.com)
123 points by DFectuoso on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
7. Why Starting Justin.tv Was A Really Bad Idea, But I’m Glad We Did It Anyway (techcrunch.com)
119 points by icey on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
8. Exercise #1: Learning awk Basics (bashshell.net)
99 points by aweber on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
9. The Netscape Dorm (1994) (jwz.org)
98 points by vinutheraj on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
10. Generating Worlds in a Minecraft-like Game (gamedev.net)
95 points by JeanPierre on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
11. Search Optimization and Its Dirty Little Secrets (nytimes.com)
91 points by atularora on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
12. Warning signs for the year 10,000 (damninteresting.com)
92 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
13. Help The Startup Genome Project Bring Silicon Valley To The Rest Of The World (startupgenome.cc)
92 points by bjoernlasseh on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
14. Apple sets deadline for Amazon's Kindle app to change - They want 30% per book (tecca.com)
81 points by bretpiatt on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 104 comments
15. The Reality of Teaching in a Small School in the Bronx (anurbanteacherseducation.com)
71 points by REducator on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
16. Anon claims that it has the source code to Stuxnet (forbes.com)
70 points by steveklabnik on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
17. Some notes on making a random Erlang program (egitd) faster (hijacked.us)
69 points by billiob on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
18. Elopocalypse survivor — save what you can by forking, before it gets too late (piacentini.blog.br)
68 points by Tsiolkovsky on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
19. Volatile is Evil (bluebytesoftware.com)
70 points by indy on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
20. Hackers Highlight Offers of Corporate Espionage (nytimes.com)
62 points by jayzee on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
21. Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol (HTCPCP/1.0) (ietf.org)
60 points by davidhollander on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
22. Introducing The Microsoft Puppet (parislemon.com)
59 points by atularora on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 63 comments
23. The trouble with volatile (lwn.net)
54 points by dfox on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
24. Pandora Used to Spend 119% Of Revenue on Royalties (allthingsd.com)
51 points by pakafka on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
25. Intel kept in the dark over Nokia’s MeeGo plans; operators reject first device (techcrunch.com)
48 points by solipsist on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
26. The Engineer-Driven culture at Nokia and its problems (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
48 points by suprgeek on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
27. $1.5M Robbery of Bellagio Casino Foiled Thanks to RFID Chips (singularityhub.com)
47 points by stefanobernardi on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
28. Ask HN: Self-marketing?
45 points by yuvadam on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
29. General factor of intelligence g, a Statistical Myth (umich.edu)
42 points by eru on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
30. Proposal: consider scientific research papers like open source software (lemire.me)
40 points by elehack on Feb 12, 2011 | hide | 16 comments

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