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1. Tron Legacy: how the special effects were done (jtnimoy.net)
419 points by basil on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 77 comments
2. Show HN: my weekend project, Gumroad (gumroad.com)
396 points by sahillavingia on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 202 comments
3. How to find startup ideas that make money (paraschopra.com)
305 points by sushi on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
4. Sshuttle - tunnel all your traffic through ssh (github.com)
228 points by fs111 on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
5. Introducing the New Commodore 64 (commodoreusa.net)
225 points by will_lam on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 92 comments
6. Show HN: My weekend project, tracking the services you can't have in Canada (cantada.ca)
212 points by mcrider on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 118 comments
7. Facebook Ads: The Cheapest Traffic You'll Ever Buy (imranghory.org)
183 points by ig1 on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 57 comments
8. The Möbius Gear (berkeley.edu)
164 points by pmjordan on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
9. Patents and innovation (googleblog.blogspot.com)
161 points by fogus on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
10. On Tesla's induction motor (economist.com)
157 points by colinprince on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 77 comments
11. A few of my Git tricks, tips and workflows (nuclearsquid.com)
149 points by fogus on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
12. Raphters, a web framework for C (github.com)
145 points by DanWaterworth on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 64 comments
13. Canadian-backed report says piracy is a market failure, not a legal one (thestar.com)
135 points by pwg on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
14. Show HN: jsgif: A GIF player in JavaScript (slbkbs.org)
128 points by shachaf on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
15. How Two American Kids Became Big-time Arms Dealers (rollingstone.com)
128 points by organicgrant on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
16. Ian Bicking: My Unsolicited Advice For PyPy (ianbicking.org)
121 points by jnoller on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
17. 335k downloads of Learning Python The Hard Way (sheddingbikes.com)
119 points by bigiain on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
18. How To Keep Your Domain Name Searches Safe From Poachers (domainsherpa.com)
111 points by mcyger on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 81 comments
19. A Call to All UI Designers: Do Not Play Skype’s Game (kaishinlab.com)
109 points by jorde on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 86 comments
20. Guardian.co.uk Switching from Java to Scala (infoq.com)
110 points by DanielRibeiro on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
21. Getting to Know Americans (nyu.edu)
106 points by ssn on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 169 comments
22. JRumble: A jQuery Plugin That Rumbles Elements (jackrugile.com)
102 points by sahillavingia on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
23. Why TCP Over TCP Is A Bad Idea (inka.de)
100 points by kqr2 on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
24. Appcelerator Titanium: From a developer's perspective (tannerburson.com)
83 points by tannerburson on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
25. Ex-Engadget Crew Starting New Site (nytimes.com)
80 points by kenjackson on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
26. Milk: Kevin Rose's New Company Aims to Solve Big Problems on the Mobile Web (techcrunch.com)
80 points by hornokplease on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
27. Twitter Announces Fire Hose Marketplace: Up to 10k Keyword Filters for 30 Cents (readwriteweb.com)
78 points by Tichy on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
28. Java implementation of algorithms from Norvig And Russell's AI (code.google.com)
78 points by zengr on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
29. XMPP over websockets [HTML5] (superfeedr.com)
76 points by julien on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
30. Model View Controller: History, theory and usage (amix.dk)
75 points by saurabh on Apr 4, 2011 | hide | 8 comments

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