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1. Did You Hear We Got Osama? (roshfu.com)
524 points by choxi on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 204 comments
2. Hacking Hacker News (joelgrus.com)
503 points by hexis on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 82 comments
3. How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did (forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill)
465 points by antoncohen on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 156 comments
4. How Basecamp Next got to be so damn fast without using much client-side UI (37signals.com)
428 points by pors on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 128 comments
5. Stop Paying Your jQuery Tax (samsaffron.com)
357 points by sams99 on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 84 comments
6. Essential JavaScript Design Patterns For Beginners (addyosmani.com)
336 points by mfalcon on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
7. John Nash's Letter to the NSA (agtb.wordpress.com)
296 points by ckuehne on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 28 comments
8. Forget Self-Improvement (deliberatism.com)
263 points by karjaluoto on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 88 comments
9. I would rather drink piss like Bear Grylls than log in with Facebook (dickbrouwer.com)
237 points by melissamiranda on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 125 comments
10. Canadian Digs Out Basement Using Only Radio Controlled Scale Tractors and Trucks (carscoop.blogspot.com)
186 points by pwg on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
11. Redesigning the Windows Logo (windowsteamblog.com)
174 points by llambda on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 141 comments
12. Designing better user interfaces (slideshare.net)
174 points by Wolfr on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
13. Sloppy Reporting on the Self Driving Car (informationdiet.com)
158 points by cjoh on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
14. "White hat" Facebook hacker gets 8 months in jail (bbc.co.uk)
158 points by phpnode on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 118 comments
15. They may just be chat bubbles, but they’re our chat bubbles (hipchat.com)
149 points by kacy on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
16. Microsoft’s Biggest Miss (minimalmac.com)
125 points by cleverjake on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 118 comments
17. Polish Prime Minister calls for EU leaders to reject ACTA (googleusercontent.com)
125 points by marcin on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
18. Court Overturns Conviction of Ex-Goldman Programmer (nytimes.com)
124 points by kanamekun on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
19. Show HN: Mothereffinanimatedgif (mothereffinganimatedgif.com)
113 points by twakefield on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
20. Visualizing Process Execution (dtrace.org)
112 points by lnmx on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 11 comments
21. Stanford researcher: Google Circumvents iOS Privacy protection in AdSense ads (eff.org)
102 points by achille on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
22. Humble Bundle Mojam live stream - notch & co. coding for charity (humblebundle.com)
99 points by mwilcox on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
23. Incanter: Clojure-based, R-like statistical computing environment for the JVM (github.com/liebke)
88 points by lars512 on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 11 comments
24. AI Programmer (Clojure) (functionaljobs.com)
80 points by htimo on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 5 comments
25. How to write good requirements (atomicobject.com)
81 points by micahalles on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 3 comments
26. Why To-Do Lists Don’t Work and Done Lists Do (lifehack.org)
76 points by smalter on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
27. Newer faster version of WebGL Quake 3 demo : JQuery is gone, updated glMatrix (plus.google.com)
73 points by mariuz on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 11 comments
28. The man who hears colour (bbc.co.uk)
71 points by reacocard on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
29. Preprocessor magic: Default Arguments in C (realintelligence.net)
67 points by llambda on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
30. Your doctor doesn't want you to see this -- diagnosis using AI (symcat.com)
72 points by cmonsen on Feb 17, 2012 | hide | 87 comments

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