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1. Using prime numbers to make better backgrounds (designfestival.com)
975 points by jimsteinhart on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
2. Facebook open sources its servers and data centers
530 points by arithmetic on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 98 comments
3. Chinese Infinite Magical Hard-Drive (jitbit.com)
522 points by jitbit on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 118 comments
4. Before I Die... (candychang.com)
449 points by Dysiode on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
5. Physics Engines for Dummies (wildbunny.co.uk)
375 points by twodayslate on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
6. If you applied to YC this cycle, please put your email address in your profile
275 points by pg on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
7. Introducing Pow, a zero-configuration Rack server for Mac OS X (pow.cx)
253 points by wlll on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 133 comments
8. Poll: Do you know C?
216 points by DanielStraight on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 194 comments
9. Anonymous goes after Sony, makes it personal... very personal (arstechnica.com)
208 points by evo_9 on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 132 comments
10. Life beyond HTTP 1.1: Google’s SPDY (igvita.com)
204 points by igrigorik on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
11. C Craft: C is the desert island language. (stanford.edu)
188 points by nkurz on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 109 comments
12. 7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Japan (usgs.gov)
176 points by ssclafani on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
13. Dropbox authentication: insecure by design (dereknewton.com)
162 points by trotsky on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
14. SICP in ePub format on Github (github.com/ieure)
157 points by logic on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
15. Microsoft's office: Why insiders think top management has lost its way (cnn.com)
148 points by jeffwidman on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 111 comments
16. Pure browser qrcode generation as simple as $('#contain').qrcode('foobar') (jetienne.com)
146 points by jerome_etienne on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
17. Google offers researchers 1 billion computing core-hours (googleblog.blogspot.com)
120 points by albemuth on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
18. Is gravity not actually a force? Forcing theory to meet experiments (arstechnica.com)
107 points by lotusleaf1987 on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
19. WebGL + Node.js + WebSockets = A Web Technology Perfect Storm (travisglines.com)
106 points by travisglines on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 61 comments
20. Html5 Fractal (dropbox.com)
102 points by DanielRibeiro on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
21. Startups And Work/Life Balance (mygengo.com)
102 points by revorad on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
22. Google Makes Massive Counteroffers To Retain Employees (techcrunch.com)
95 points by bigstorm on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 64 comments
23. IKEA's delayed gratification results in 60% impulse buying (wsj.com)
81 points by mceachen on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 31 comments
24. Taxi Surfer, From Pitch to Lawsuit in Five Days (taxisurfer.com)
75 points by barrydahlberg on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
25. Show HN: Patternify, a CSS Pattern Generator (patternify.com)
74 points by sgdesign on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
26. Pandora app found to be sending DOB, gender and location info to ad servers (engadget.com)
73 points by lotusleaf1987 on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
27. Founders Now Take the Money and Maintain Control (nytimes.com)
72 points by robg on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
28. AppCode: Objective-C IDE from JetBrains goes public (jetbrains.com)
71 points by oemera on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
29. Common Lisp - Myths and Legends (lispworks.com)
71 points by fogus on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
30. Node Nerd - node.js links and tutorials (nodenerd.net)
71 points by ryankirkman on Apr 7, 2011 | hide | 12 comments

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