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1. How Browsers Work (html5rocks.com)
633 points by martius on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
2. Hey, Bethesda Let’s settle this (notch.tumblr.com)
309 points by Shenglong on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 97 comments
3. How GitHub Works: Be Asynchronous (zachholman.com)
299 points by jroes on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
4. I'm a phony. Are you? (hanselman.com)
244 points by icey on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
5. Federal Circuit case renders many broadly written software patents invalid (patentlyo.com)
215 points by grellas on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
6. How DuckDuckGo got in Time's best websites (gabrielweinberg.com)
203 points by petercooper on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
7. The 50 Best Websites of 2011 (time.com)
202 points by iamelgringo on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 99 comments
8. Groupon has no viable business model (hbr.org)
191 points by bretthellman on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 122 comments
9. Wolfenstein 1D (wonder-tonic.com)
174 points by prawn on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
10. Researchers identify first flaws in AES (net-security.org)
155 points by fogus on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
11. Markets are Efficient if and Only if P = NP (ssrn.com)
154 points by ionfish on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 83 comments
12. HTC sues Apple over everything (gigaom.com)
138 points by taylorbuley on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
13. No Server Required - Jekyll & Amazon S3 (allthingsdistributed.com)
137 points by werner on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
14. My ideas are shitty so I'm going on an Internet diet (swizec.com)
134 points by Swizec on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 84 comments
15. In response to This*: Stop letting engineers get away with social ineptitude (charleshooper.net)
132 points by hoop on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 111 comments
16. Minecraft released for android. (android.com)
127 points by xd on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 86 comments
17. Renting vs Buying, Foreclosures and Job Growth across 50 US Cities (truliablog.com)
122 points by shashashasha on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 95 comments
18. Open-sourcing A 200+ Hour Project - The Story Behind It (fredwu.me)
122 points by mopoke on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
19. Moving On... (thiswebhost.com)
118 points by laCour on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 114 comments
20. Why (special agent) Johnny (still) Can't Encrypt (crypto.com)
115 points by packetlss on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
21. Exercises for a programmer sitting by the PC all day (stackexchange.com)
113 points by NARKOZ on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
22. Lanyrd now has 2,500 videos and 3,000 slide decks from events around the world (lanyrd.com)
103 points by simonw on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
23. Paul Meier - Statistican who saved millions of lives (significancemagazine.org)
100 points by ColinWright on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
24. Show HN: Our photo print & ship library for iOS (sincerely.com)
96 points by brezina on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
25. (Android) Developer Income Report #12, #13 (kreci.net)
88 points by kreci on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
26. Enthusiasm Goes A Long Way Over Email (gettingmoreawesome.com)
78 points by craigkerstiens on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
27. Unemployment Beats Having A Lousy Job (fyiliving.com)
76 points by jkuria on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
28. The Surprising Worst Browser (saucelabs.com)
72 points by jmathes on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
29. Fanbois treat criticism of favorite brands as threat to self-image (arstechnica.com)
70 points by shawndumas on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
30. Concurrency in Ruby almost as good as Node.js (openhood.com)
64 points by rgbrgb on Aug 17, 2011 | hide | 31 comments

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