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1. Why is America the 'no-vacation nation'? (cnn.com)
413 points by marcinw on May 23, 2011 | hide | 412 comments
2. Chrome has transcended version numbers (codinghorror.com)
318 points by AndrewDucker on May 23, 2011 | hide | 86 comments
3. Full text: Apple Legal's letter to Lodsys (macworld.com)
270 points by atularora on May 23, 2011 | hide | 91 comments
4. C++ at Google: Here Be Dragons (llvm.org)
271 points by ryannielsen on May 23, 2011 | hide | 88 comments
5. Are you a technical person? (johnfn.github.com)
195 points by johnfn on May 23, 2011 | hide | 98 comments
6. Square’s Disruptive New iPad Payments Service Will Replace Cash Registers (techcrunch.com)
183 points by acrum on May 23, 2011 | hide | 128 comments
7. Online services I pay for (gabrielweinberg.com)
162 points by niels on May 23, 2011 | hide | 69 comments
8. Apple Tells Lodsys Patent Troll to Back Off (loopinsight.com)
160 points by dailyrorschach on May 23, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
9. Glossy vs matte screens: why the PC industry’s out of touch (pcpro.co.uk)
146 points by jseliger on May 23, 2011 | hide | 95 comments
10. Linux 2.8.0? (gmane.org)
133 points by al3xbio on May 23, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
11. Heroku encourages use of www. prefix for domains after DDoS (heroku.com)
131 points by erikpukinskis on May 23, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
12. Fighting micro-burn-out (asmartbear.com)
128 points by joshuacc on May 23, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
13. Eclipse Orion (eclipse.org)
125 points by d_c on May 23, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
14. Android Developer Income Report #10 (kreci.net)
112 points by kreci on May 23, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
15. Sony Hacked Again: SQL injection attack against SonyMusic.gr exposes user data (sophos.com)
109 points by kefs on May 23, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
16. The failure of Second Life (bbot.org)
108 points by sbierwagen on May 23, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
17. Laser puts record data rate through fibre: 26 terabits per second (bbc.co.uk)
107 points by sushumna on May 23, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
18. Why two engineers left Apple to build a Flash alternative: Hype's (YC W11) Story (thestartupfoundry.com)
104 points by g0atbutt on May 23, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
19. A year on: Flash still not on the iPad, and that's still a good decision (itworld.com)
101 points by jfruh on May 23, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
20. Why python? (linuxjournal.com)
105 points by chunky1994 on May 23, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
21. Why Mobile Apps Will Soon be Dead (technologyreview.com)
92 points by Osiris on May 23, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
22. Arduino.js (schillmania.com)
87 points by ams1 on May 23, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
23. Harvard's Edward O. Wilson tries to upend biology, again (boston.com)
84 points by gsivil on May 23, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
24. Misuse of 3-D digital lens leaves 2-D movies in the dark (boston.com)
84 points by justinweiss on May 23, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
25. A perspective on four languages (C, Common Lisp, Forth, and Haskell) (madhadron.com)
82 points by gnosis on May 23, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
26. Does Depression Help Us Think Better? (wired.com)
80 points by gruseom on May 23, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
27. Twitpic makes deal with news agency to sell users' uploaded photos (nytimes.com)
75 points by brown9-2 on May 23, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
28. Lady Gaga's $0.99 Album Download Overwhelms Amazon (mashable.com)
76 points by scottkduncan on May 23, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
29. Google Chrome Courgette differential compression algorithm (chromium.org)
71 points by dajobe on May 23, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
30. Filter Hacker News by tags (70K past URLs and hourly sync) (archfinch.com)
70 points by drx on May 23, 2011 | hide | 18 comments

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