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1. Amazon’s $23,698,655.93 book about flies (michaeleisen.org)
711 points by rflrob on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 140 comments
2. Dear Dr. Stallman: An Open Letter (alexeymk.com)
493 points by AlexeyMK on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 199 comments
3. Company was hosting cardiac patient monitoring on EC2 (amazon.com)
442 points by jln on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
4. A minimalistic desk to handle cables and electronic clutter elegantly (elzr.com)
294 points by elzr on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
5. Finally someone makes sense of JavaScript's this keyword (javascriptweblog.wordpress.com)
239 points by legomatic on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
6. Joel Spolsky: Can your programming language do this? (joelonsoftware.com)
222 points by krat0sprakhar on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 110 comments
7. Ask PG: How has voting habit/volume changed since being hidden?
144 points by scorchin on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 74 comments
8. Google Tech Talks: "All Questions Answered" by Donald Knuth (clicker.com)
130 points by tjr on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
9. The Linux Security Circus: On GUI isolation (theinvisiblethings.blogspot.com)
126 points by wglb on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
10. Python for Android | Linux Journal (linuxjournal.com)
110 points by db42 on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
11. MLPY - high-performance Python library for predictive modeling (fbk.eu)
102 points by helwr on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
12. Mozilla JavaScript 2011 (blog.mozilla.com)
100 points by kinetik on Apr 23, 2011 | hide
13. Dropbox as a CMS - DropPages (droppages.com)
100 points by sebkomianos on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 11 comments
14. Why you should use talloc for your next C project (fedoraproject.org)
98 points by bluetech on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 57 comments
15. Warren Buffett is now betting against the US dollar (washingtonpost.com)
95 points by ck2 on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
16. Ask HN: How Would You Architect Around Potential AWS Failures?
88 points by byoung2 on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
17. Complexity is the enemy (neugierig.org)
86 points by slig on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
18. The curious case of the number 3435 (republicofmath.com)
81 points by wglb on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
19. Interview with a cracker (successfulsoftware.net)
77 points by pw on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
20. Githits (githits.me)
79 points by helwr on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
21. Linux Power Usage Regression in 2.6.38+ (phoronix.com)
65 points by tagx on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
22. Startups: How to Hustle with AngelList in 10 Steps (quora.com)
64 points by turoczy on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 5 comments
23. On Meeting People from the Internet (zaccohn.com)
61 points by zacharycohn on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
24. Remembering the Magic of Supreme Court Briefs Before Technology Took Over (forbes.com)
59 points by grellas on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
25. How Libya's phone network evaded shutdown (aljazeera.net)
57 points by smutticus on Apr 23, 2011 | hide
26. Libstdc++ has a "diagnostics" mode that suggests alternate containers (gnu.org)
57 points by dhruvbird on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 4 comments
27. Google Code Jam 2011 (code.google.com)
49 points by helwr on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 5 comments
28. Sony Confirms PlayStation Network Outage Caused By ‘External Intrusion’ (techcrunch.com)
46 points by ssclafani on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
29. GPS satellites get a serious upgrade (physorg.com)
45 points by cwan on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 31 comments
30. The AWS Outage: The Cloud's Shining Moment (oreilly.com)
44 points by turoczy on Apr 23, 2011 | hide | 8 comments

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