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1. John McCarthy Has Died (wikipedia.org)
1619 points by apgwoz on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 218 comments
2. Amit Gupta needs you (amitguptaneedsyou.com)
886 points by mattangriffel on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 143 comments
3. Give this company a child's drawing and they'll make it into a stuffed toy (childsown.com)
536 points by latch on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 76 comments
4. Jeff Atwood On Parenthood (codinghorror.com)
334 points by mootothemax on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 165 comments
5. Using an LCD’s poor viewing angle to your advantage (chrisharrison.net)
308 points by dholowiski on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
6. The Roots of Lisp (paulgraham.com)
296 points by DanielRibeiro on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 56 comments
7. Ixoth (ixoth.com)
242 points by kevinburke on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
8. John McCarthy: The Robot and the Baby (stanford.edu)
234 points by bootload on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
9. What I learned from raising venture capital (gabrielweinberg.com)
211 points by danthompson on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
10. Netflix loses 800,000 subscribers (stock drops 28%) (cnn.com)
199 points by mikexstudios on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 186 comments
11. Wikileaks Is Running Out Of Cash (techcrunch.com)
179 points by llambda on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 126 comments
12. Economics in One Lesson (steshaw.org)
175 points by falava on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 86 comments
13. Adding a picture of me to your site will improve conversions by 788% (thestartuptoolkit.com)
168 points by robfitz on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
14. The Economics of Bike Lanes (economicsintelligence.com)
171 points by marbu on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 193 comments
15. Recursive Functions of Symbolic Expressions and Their Computation by Machine (stanford.edu)
165 points by pg on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 4 comments
16. It's Never Really About Dropping Out (ihany.com)
155 points by kloncks on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 68 comments
17. GoodData threatens our student startup with lawsuit (start2cloud.com)
152 points by vilda on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
18. The Full Walter Isaacson/Steve Jobs Interview From 60 Minutes (macrumors.com)
147 points by sachitgupta on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
19. Guy Steele Interviews John McCarthy, Father of Lisp (2009) (infoq.com)
132 points by jaredsohn on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 3 comments
20. Perl is no more accurate than randomly-generated language (neverworkintheory.org)
131 points by j_baker on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
21. Badass JS is back (badassjs.com)
130 points by devongovett on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 5 comments
22. Assault by GC (marcgravell.blogspot.com)
129 points by lnmx on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 68 comments
23. Solar PV rapidly becoming the cheapest option to generate electricity (grist.org)
125 points by ph0rque on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 102 comments
24. Announcing Testling - Automated Cross-Browser JavaScript Testing (catonmat.net)
125 points by cleverjake on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
25. Let me see your Lisp implementation. Here's mine. (github.com/krig)
120 points by krig on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
26. I hate cut-and-paste (jacquesmattheij.com)
120 points by emwa on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
27. Slide Design for Developers (zachholman.com)
121 points by holman on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
28. John McCarthy's proposal for the language of the future (stanford.edu)
115 points by protagonist_h on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 1 comment
29. Elsevier's profits alone could fund all academic publications as open access (svpow.wordpress.com)
114 points by MikeTaylor on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
30. Proposed law allows federal government to lie about public records' existence (propublica.org)
115 points by danso on Oct 24, 2011 | hide | 20 comments

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