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1. Game developer David Braben creates a USB stick PC for $25 (geek.com)
518 points by bluesmoon on May 5, 2011 | hide | 91 comments
2. Techniques To Simplify Sign-Ups and Log-Ins (smashingmagazine.com)
416 points by cwan on May 5, 2011 | hide | 175 comments
3. DHS asks Mozilla to take down MafiaaFire add-on (lockshot.wordpress.com)
368 points by akavlie on May 5, 2011 | hide | 75 comments
4. Mysterious US Helicopter Used in Bin Laden Raid (wired.com)
282 points by Element_ on May 5, 2011 | hide | 128 comments
5. Hacking Hacker News Headlines (metamarketsgroup.com)
275 points by th0ma5 on May 5, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
6. A $4.8M model airport with computer controlled vehicles (news.com.au)
214 points by mmcconnell1618 on May 5, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
7. The story of George — ayttm's most prolific non-developing contributor (bluesmoon.info)
212 points by bluesmoon on May 5, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
8. British hackers: stop voting for lizards; start voting for people today (reprog.wordpress.com)
199 points by MikeTaylor on May 5, 2011 | hide | 101 comments
9. Sony was running unpatched Apache with no firewall for months before breach (consumerist.com)
188 points by joshes on May 5, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
10. Silicon Milkroundabout: Forget the banks, come and join a London startup (siliconmilkroundabout.com)
169 points by lucraft on May 5, 2011 | hide | 147 comments
11. Front End Development Guidelines (taitems.tumblr.com)
154 points by taitems on May 5, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
12. Oracle Ordered to Reduce Claims Against Google From 132 to 3 (groklaw.net)
142 points by gluegadget on May 5, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
13. 52 Years and $750 Million Prove Einstein Was Right (nytimes.com)
134 points by jonburs on May 5, 2011 | hide | 31 comments
14. Leveling Up: Career Advancement for Software Developers (peterlyons.com)
129 points by focusaurus on May 5, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
15. New stable release of Go (golang.org)
129 points by uriel on May 5, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
16. How to Beat High Airfares (nytimes.com)
129 points by aaronbrethorst on May 5, 2011 | hide | 133 comments
17. 8GB MicroSD Atari 810 disk drive, built to scale (rossum.posterous.com)
127 points by a1k0n on May 5, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
18. What are some startup ideas that persistently fail? (quora.com)
121 points by helwr on May 5, 2011 | hide | 91 comments
19. Why linux doesn't have a "wheel" group (administratosphere.wordpress.com)
118 points by j_baker on May 5, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
20. LastPass requesting password reset after facing unknown anomaly (lastpass.com)
111 points by sathyabhat on May 5, 2011 | hide | 63 comments
21. FBI chastened by court for lying about existence of surveillance records (eff.org)
109 points by grellas on May 5, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
22. Thrift vs. Protocol Buffers (floatingsun.net)
108 points by peterb on May 5, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
23. Amazon's Jeff Bezos Backs Nuclear Startup General Fusion (gigaom.com)
103 points by hornokplease on May 5, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
24. The Myth of the Rule of Law (msb.edu)
100 points by ataggart on May 5, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
25. Steve Wozniak Calls Paul Allen A Patent Troll (itproportal.com)
90 points by chanks on May 5, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
26. The Wall Street Journal Launches a WikiLeaks Competitor, SafeHouse (theatlantic.com)
89 points by ssclafani on May 5, 2011 | hide | 78 comments
27. Go at Heroku - build your own Chubby (theregister.co.uk)
96 points by timclark on May 5, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
28. Facebook considering $3-4Bn buyout of Skype (mashable.com)
84 points by pitdesi on May 5, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
29. How decompilers work (archfinch.com)
82 points by drx on May 5, 2011 | hide | 59 comments
30. Mark Suster on Seattle and how a few key people can transform a community (techcrunch.com)
78 points by daryn on May 5, 2011 | hide | 35 comments

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