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1. John Resig joins the Khan Academy (ejohn.org)
585 points by jasonrr on May 3, 2011 | hide | 73 comments
2. JQuery 1.6 released (jquery.com)
320 points by potomak on May 3, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
3. How I Turned Down $300,000 from Microsoft to go Full-Time on GitHub (preston-werner.com)
295 points by jseliger on May 3, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
4. Slicehost accounts will be converted to Rackspace cloud accounts (rackspace.com)
198 points by jsprinkles on May 3, 2011 | hide | 151 comments
5. Stack Overflow Makes Slow Pages 100x Faster By Simple SQL Tuning (highscalability.com)
175 points by jpmc on May 3, 2011 | hide | 124 comments
6. Anatomy of a Fake Quotation (theatlantic.com)
174 points by bjonathan on May 3, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
7. Tor project decides to fork Firefox (torproject.org)
171 points by aj700 on May 3, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
8. Why I still don’t contribute to open source (brandonhays.com)
170 points by phiggy on May 3, 2011 | hide | 97 comments
9. Woman removes SIM card from smart energy meter, uses $193k of 3G data (themercury.com.au)
166 points by mambodog on May 3, 2011 | hide | 201 comments
10. I take illegal drugs for inspiration (susanblackmore.co.uk)
160 points by ulvund on May 3, 2011 | hide | 102 comments
11. Linode launches native IPv6 support (linode.com)
148 points by tasaro on May 3, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
12. Jason Fried: How to Hire an Assistant (inc.com)
110 points by gatsby on May 3, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
13. The German School of Lisp ("Fluchtpunkt Lisps") (fogus.me)
106 points by cemerick on May 3, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
14. Eureqa - detecting equations and hidden mathematical relationships in data (cornell.edu)
103 points by phreeza on May 3, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
15. The 10 commandments of good source control management (troyhunt.com)
102 points by hanszeir on May 3, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
16. Google plays ball with carriers to kill tethering apps (thisismynext.com)
98 points by msravi on May 3, 2011 | hide | 69 comments
17. Building Your Own Dropbox Equivalent (cloudfs.org)
99 points by jnoller on May 3, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
18. Colourlovers Raises $1 Million To Make Everyone An Artist (techcrunch.com)
98 points by citizenkeys on May 3, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
19. Getting Started with Android Development (jeanhsu.com)
96 points by razin on May 3, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
20. 8 bit crop circle hack (dailygrail.com)
93 points by jgamman on May 3, 2011 | hide | 11 comments
21. "Take a Photo; It’ll Last Longer" (koralatov.com)
89 points by superchink on May 3, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
22. Hacker Pwns Police Cruiser and Lives to Tell the Tale (theregister.co.uk)
84 points by TheloniusPhunk on May 3, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
23. Bill Gates On Nuclear Energy: Compared To Coal, It Is Still Safer (techcrunch.com)
84 points by k33l0r on May 3, 2011 | hide | 109 comments
24. High-Speed Video Shows How Hummingbirds Really Drink (wired.com)
82 points by mukyu on May 3, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
25. Wall Street's Cult Calculator Turns 30 (wsj.com)
77 points by hornokplease on May 3, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
26. Attachmate lays off Mono employees (internetnews.com)
71 points by thesethings on May 3, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
27. Simon Schubert creates complex scenes in paper using creases (simonschubert.de)
66 points by cgs1019 on May 3, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
28. Hire Good Designers (bleikamp.com)
63 points by bkbleikamp on May 3, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
29. Tips from a Production MongoDB Deployment (attachmentsme.tumblr.com)
60 points by BenjaminCoe on May 3, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
30. Arguing for Immortality (vincentwoo.com)
59 points by akanet on May 3, 2011 | hide | 89 comments

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