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1. Hunting Down My Son's Killer (might.net)
1139 points by synacksynack on May 29, 2012 | hide | 318 comments
2. 20 lines of code that beat A/B testing every time (stevehanov.ca)
989 points by spiffytech on May 29, 2012 | hide | 147 comments
3. Which hashing algorithm is best for uniqueness and speed? (stackexchange.com)
336 points by suprgeek on May 29, 2012 | hide | 104 comments
4. Bogus story: no Chinese backdoor in military chip (erratasec.blogspot.com)
322 points by vgnet on May 29, 2012 | hide | 56 comments
5. Clippy.JS - Add Clippy and friends to any website (smore.com)
230 points by giladvdn on May 29, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
6. Why cheap customers cost more (sachagreif.com)
226 points by sgdesign on May 29, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
7. This Is the Gyro-Stabilized, Two-Wheeled Future of Transportation (wired.com)
221 points by evo_9 on May 29, 2012 | hide | 159 comments
8. Why I Use Perl: Reliability (modernperlbooks.com)
209 points by ZeroMinx on May 29, 2012 | hide | 193 comments
9. CryEngine 3 soft-body physics simulator (geek.com)
173 points by 11031a on May 29, 2012 | hide | 70 comments
10. Screw the power users (nick.typepad.com)
176 points by gr2020 on May 29, 2012 | hide | 84 comments
11. The Design of LLVM (drdobbs.com)
168 points by ternaryoperator on May 29, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
12. Stripe open-sources Einhorn (stripe.com)
173 points by gdb on May 29, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
13. Apple's Crystal Prison and the Future of Open Platforms (eff.org)
158 points by Garbage on May 29, 2012 | hide | 112 comments
14. -2000 Lines Of Code (folklore.org)
154 points by ColinWright on May 29, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
15. How to overcome “years of experience” requirements when applying for jobs (stackexchange.com)
143 points by travelstacker on May 29, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
16. SLR Camera Simulator (camerasim.com)
134 points by johnx123-up on May 29, 2012 | hide | 69 comments
17. Facebook trades under $30, down 7%+ (google.com)
135 points by benjaminwootton on May 29, 2012 | hide | 159 comments
18. With $42M more, 10gen wants to take MongoDB mainstream (gigaom.com)
130 points by znq on May 29, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
19. Our experience using Clojure to speed up Beanstalk (beanstalkapp.com)
126 points by dsabanin on May 29, 2012 | hide | 70 comments
20. How to hire a lot of talented people, very quickly (ryanleecarson.tumblr.com)
123 points by wwdevries on May 29, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
21. Top Technologies Used By YC Companies (builtwith.com)
123 points by alexwolfe on May 29, 2012 | hide | 77 comments
22. Peter Thiel's Rise to Wealth and Libertarian Futurism (newyorker.com)
106 points by vrikhter on May 29, 2012 | hide | 102 comments
23. Fedora 17 Released (fedoraproject.org)
98 points by udp on May 29, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
24. False Cognates and Syntax: The Importance of Syntax in Programming Languages (txt.io)
96 points by Swizec on May 29, 2012 | hide | 47 comments
25. Zillow, ex-MS, Pure Networks, Cisco hacker killed by random bullet in Seattle (nwsource.com)
95 points by rubyrescue on May 29, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
26. Google announces next Chromebooks and a Chromebox (desktop replacement) (chrome.blogspot.com)
98 points by rryan on May 29, 2012 | hide | 113 comments
27. Why I Hate Test Driven Development (robg3d.com)
97 points by reinhardt on May 29, 2012 | hide | 63 comments
28. Face opera (quirksmode.org)
93 points by robin_reala on May 29, 2012 | hide | 112 comments
29. Loop: a programming language for the JVM inspired by Haskell and Ruby (looplang.org)
87 points by dhanji on May 29, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
30. Couch hacking - A proof of Ikea's excellence (lengrand.fr)
87 points by jlengrand on May 29, 2012 | hide | 72 comments

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