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1. Joe Hewitt : I'm an indie developer now. (joehewitt.com)
284 points by threepointone on May 7, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
2. Why the US can beat China: The Facts about SpaceX Costs (spacex.com)
259 points by cwan on May 7, 2011 | hide | 100 comments
3. Einstein for Everyone (pitt.edu)
216 points by urbannomad on May 7, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
4. Bitcoin app rejected by Apple (bitcoin.org)
206 points by hfinney on May 7, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
5. “Inside Apple” Reveals Steve Jobs Anecdotes, Apple’s Little Known Facts (macstories.net)
172 points by stevenj on May 7, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
6. Understanding the code inside Tornado, the asynchronous web server (golubenco.org)
151 points by dhotson on May 7, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
7. The Class that built Apps, and Fortunes (nytimes.com)
126 points by dr_ on May 7, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
8. Speaking of the British (moreover.com)
123 points by surfingdino on May 7, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
9. Why the new guy can't code (techcrunch.com)
117 points by vineet on May 7, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
10. Fossil Versus Git (fossil-scm.org)
104 points by dfox on May 7, 2011 | hide | 85 comments
11. My Knuth reward check (arcfn.com)
99 points by chrismealy on May 7, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
12. FSF announces publication of two new books by Richard Stallman (fsf.org)
88 points by Tsiolkovsky on May 7, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
13. AMD commits to coreboot (amd.com)
78 points by biehl on May 7, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
14. What's the best launch strategy for a web startup? (quora.com)
60 points by ssclafani on May 7, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
15. Java.next() - The Groovy Programming Language (batsov.com)
60 points by bozhidar on May 7, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
16. Reversible Migrations in Rails 3.1 (edgerails.info)
53 points by rohitarondekar on May 7, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
17. Why Skype is Evil (2007) (ultraparanoid.wordpress.com)
50 points by rl1987 on May 7, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
18. The most surprising demographic crisis (economist.com)
49 points by spottiness on May 7, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
19. The Fc.exe command does not work when files differ every 128th byte (microsoft.com)
49 points by tshtf on May 7, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
20. 'Taxi wars' in France as new businesses try to compete [video] (bbc.co.uk)
47 points by petercooper on May 7, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
21. Ask HN: Books for soon to be Software Engineers
46 points by cdmcnamara on May 7, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
22. What makes a SEAL (vanityfair.com)
44 points by digamber_kamat on May 7, 2011 | hide
23. Games Now Eligible for NEA Funding (escapistmagazine.com)
42 points by DanielRibeiro on May 7, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
24. 16-year-old earns WSU degree without stepping on campus (nwsource.com)
35 points by ssclafani on May 7, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
25. Ask HN: It's 2011. Why is web encryption still coupled with verification?
34 points by noduerme on May 7, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
26. Portugal gets own Silicon Valley (euobserver.com)
33 points by base on May 7, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
27. American society is more unequal than those in most other OECD countries (economist.com)
31 points by known on May 7, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
28. What you should know about iTunes' 56-page legal terms (cnn.com)
30 points by jkaljundi on May 7, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
29. 'We only hire the best' - I don't believe you (fragile.org.uk)
31 points by neiljohnson on May 7, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
30. Password Utilities as a Single Point of Failure (hashedapp.com)
28 points by nnutter on May 7, 2011 | hide | 15 comments

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