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1. 30kloc and $0 revenue. Lessons from my failed startup (& code release) (truffles.me.uk)
301 points by timruffles on July 9, 2011 | hide | 97 comments
2. Three Little Circles (mbostock.github.com)
220 points by jashmenn on July 9, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
3. EFF: forced disclosure of encryption password violates 5th Amendment (eff.org)
216 points by there on July 9, 2011 | hide | 75 comments
4. Python and the Principle of Least Astonishment (pocoo.org)
207 points by mattyb on July 9, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
5. "Yes, but what are your credentials, Mr Stross?" (antipope.org)
198 points by pavel_lishin on July 9, 2011 | hide | 93 comments
6. Rule of Consulting: You can’t stop people from sticking beans up their nose (uie.com)
185 points by joshuacc on July 9, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
7. Why shuttle Atlantis will not be left attached to the ISS (reddit.com)
151 points by soundsop on July 9, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
8. China: High GDP, 64 million empty apartments. (youtube.com)
140 points by zacharyvoase on July 9, 2011 | hide | 77 comments
9. Stanford's CS 101 course uses Javascript (stanford.edu)
139 points by sshrin on July 9, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
10. Steve Jobs isn’t our Dad (getjar.com)
135 points by bakbak on July 9, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
11. Lisp for the Web, Part II (msnyder.info)
116 points by matthewsnyder on July 9, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
12. Former GM exec, Bob Lutz: Fire the MBAs and let the engineers run the show (time.com)
112 points by iseff on July 9, 2011 | hide | 64 comments
13. Leaftlet - A Lightweight JavaScript Library for Interactive Maps (cloudmade.com)
107 points by mars on July 9, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
14. How Many People Are In Space Right Now? (howmanypeopleareinspacerightnow.com)
106 points by jonmc12 on July 9, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
15. Two Years of Pinboard (blog.pinboard.in)
103 points by mcantelon on July 9, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
16. Adventures in Bitmasking (angryfishstudios.com)
97 points by jashmenn on July 9, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
17. Cooking For Engineers: Step by Step Recipes and Food for the Analytically Minded (cookingforengineers.com)
93 points by Mafana0 on July 9, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
18. Web app ideas (lkozma.net)
92 points by lkozma on July 9, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
19. ASCII animated donut in obfuscated C (a1k0n.net)
81 points by yogsototh on July 9, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
20. Go for the JVM, written in Scala (code.google.com)
71 points by DanielRibeiro on July 9, 2011 | hide | 57 comments
21. Google+ accounted for 35% of Tweeted news links last week (thenextweb.com)
64 points by tilt on July 9, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
22. G- (Chrome Extension removes Google+) (chrome.google.com)
56 points by foysavas on July 9, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
23. Amazon user feedback used for censorship (marklynas.org)
55 points by bendotc on July 9, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
24. The state of HTML5 for mobile app development (martinkou.blogspot.com)
58 points by jacoblyles on July 9, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
25. Picking the Lock of Google's Search (nytimes.com)
49 points by byrneseyeview on July 9, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
26. Why your company should do an internal hackathon (mumm.me)
48 points by mumm on July 9, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
27. The IBM PC ran at 4.77MHz due to a decision made in 1953 (dosmandrivel.blogspot.com)
47 points by petercooper on July 9, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
28. Floating Point Determinism (gafferongames.com)
47 points by wallflower on July 9, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
29. How to Hire a Great Web Designer, With Y Combinator’s Garry Tan (openforum.com)
45 points by delrey on July 9, 2011 | hide | 4 comments
30. Experiment: Japanese candy subscription service (bemmu.posterous.com)
43 points by bemmu on July 9, 2011 | hide | 21 comments

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