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1. Every day at my job I helped people just barely survive (metafilter.com)
928 points by blatherard on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 315 comments
2. Why we created Julia - new language for fresh approach to technical computing (julialang.org)
499 points by jemeshsu on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 190 comments
3. Chrome connects to three random domains at startup (mikewest.org)
349 points by tbassetto on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
4. Open Source VLC media player 2.0.0 is out (videolan.org)
297 points by jbk on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 98 comments
5. MusicForProgramming(); (musicforprogramming.net)
201 points by odddogmedia on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 95 comments
6. Tiny Robotic Bee Assembles Itself Like Pop-Up Book (wired.com)
166 points by owlmusic on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
7. Lisp: It's Not About Macros, It's About Read (jlongster.com)
158 points by jlongster on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
8. Mozilla to Certificate Authorities: no subordinate CAs for traffic interception (blog.mozilla.com)
146 points by mbrubeck on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 82 comments
9. CyanogenMod Needs Your Help (cyanogenmod.com)
145 points by carusen on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
10. US Government: You're Scaring Web Businesses Into Moving Out Of The US (techdirt.com)
135 points by pavel_lishin on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
11. Can guys in coffeeshops compete with celebrity entrepreneurs? (remarkedly.com)
133 points by krausejj on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
12. Friendly for business (raganwald.posterous.com)
123 points by llambda on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
13. Apple Removes X11 in OS X Mountain Lion, Shifts Support to Open Source XQuartz (macrumors.com)
120 points by pooriaazimi on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
14. $900 DNA sequencing USB stick announced by OxNano (newscientist.com)
120 points by kanzure on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
15. Ask HN: Have you taken 6 months to 1 year break to do self study?
99 points by sun123 on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
16. Why Mass Effect is the Most Important Science Fiction Universe of Our Generation (io9.com)
99 points by kposehn on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
17. Retailers Shut Facebook Storefonts Amid Apathy (bloomberg.com)
79 points by mikek on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
18. Academic publisher Elsevier hit with growing boycott (cbc.ca)
75 points by jmcgough on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 8 comments
19. Hacking job interviews (mycareerstack.com)
72 points by vivekprakash on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
20. You can no longer click on the Google logo in chrome (only in Firefox, IE, etc.) (google.com)
68 points by kapgoals on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
21. Drones With an Eye on the Public Cleared to Fly (nytimes.com)
63 points by pash on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
22. Cling : C++ REPL using Clang and LLVM (cern.ch)
58 points by mm_mm on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
23. The Revenge of the IE Box Model? (jefftk.com)
49 points by jefftk on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 19 comments
24. Execution of web programmer in Iran may be imminent (cnn.com)
46 points by michaelpinto on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
25. Singapore Still the Best Place for Entrepreneurs (penn-olson.com)
46 points by SuperChihuahua on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
26. From College To Silicon Valley: Tips From A Veteran (techcrunch.com)
44 points by cwan on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
27. Developing your first Khan Academy exercise (stchangg.com)
42 points by stchangg on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 7 comments
28. Stanford/Coursera Machine Learning class delayed
42 points by MaxGabriel on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 19 comments
29. ClearQAM - What It Is And Why It Matters (avc.com)
39 points by jimminy on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
30. Diprocd, Control Your Processes Across VMs (ceondo.com)
38 points by Loic on Feb 18, 2012 | hide | 6 comments

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