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1. The unofficial Google shell (goosh.org)
396 points by JCB_K on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
2. Hacking The Status Game (amirkhella.com)
309 points by amirkhella on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 90 comments
3. DuckDuckGo and Wolfram Alpha are now official partners (gabrielweinberg.com)
297 points by admp on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 56 comments
4. Oracle gives up on OpenOffice after community forks the project (arstechnica.com)
287 points by creativityhurts on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 74 comments
5. New CSS Techniques and Tools (smashingmagazine.com)
237 points by cwan on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 3 comments
6. Dropbox Hits 25 Millions Users, 200 Million Files Per Day (techcrunch.com)
199 points by ssclafani on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 74 comments
7. Insight From Dropbox: Failure Is Not The Worst Outcome, Mediocrity Is (onstartups.com)
187 points by yoseph on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 73 comments
8. Spine -- A lightweight framework for building JavaScript web applications (maccman.github.com)
170 points by jashkenas on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
9. Git can't be made consistent (bramcohen.livejournal.com)
166 points by mark_h on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
10. Peter Thiel Is Wrong About Higher Education (It’s Worse Than A Bubble) (robinoula.com)
164 points by jlangenauer on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 140 comments
11. Show HN: An isometric marble run build in CoffeeScript (marbleo.us)
141 points by robert-boehnke on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
12. Jon Bentley's Programming Pearls: 25 years old, still brilliant (reprog.wordpress.com)
136 points by MikeTaylor on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
13. A PHP clone of Panic's status board (github.com)
128 points by adulau on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
14. Future Timeline (futuretimeline.net)
117 points by drKarl on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
15. Web development is just broken (dutherenverseauborddelatable.wordpress.com)
111 points by Yoric on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 106 comments
16. Web scale: Facebook's architecture (quora.com)
107 points by jpren on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
17. Comparing images in pure Ruby (and how Github's image diff works) (jeffkreeftmeijer.com)
105 points by jkreeftmeijer on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 3 comments
18. Lispy - Code-as-data in Ruby, without the metaprogramming madness. (github.com)
90 points by chrislloyd on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
19. Righthaven reeling: secret doc could doom a copyright troll (arstechnica.com)
89 points by evo_9 on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
20. Bridge.me meetings that call you (bridg.me)
86 points by dusing on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
21. The Downside of "Demo Day" (jordancooper.wordpress.com)
85 points by jordancooper on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
22. Why HTTP Streaming? (rubyonrails.org)
84 points by ab9 on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
23. The Haskell Heap (ezyang.com)
83 points by johngunderman on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
24. The Unbearable Triviality Of Social Networking (forbes.com)
82 points by itg on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
25. Moving bikes stay upright but not for the reasons we thought (arstechnica.com)
79 points by DanielRibeiro on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
26. Power On/Off: Symbology Explained (unplggd.com)
75 points by wallflower on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
27. Twitter in Talks to Buy TweetDeck (wsj.com)
74 points by bradgillespie on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
28. Pure python bitcoin miner to understand how it works (github.com)
70 points by clay on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
29. Thoughts on Software Quality (facebook.com)
69 points by daveman692 on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
30. Raskin about how plane wings lift (karmak.org)
63 points by acqq on Apr 18, 2011 | hide | 36 comments

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