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1. Oracle v. Google - Judge Alsup Rules APIs Not Protected By Copyright (groklaw.net)
735 points by mbreese on May 31, 2012 | hide | 141 comments
2. Dragon has successfully achieved splashdown (bbc.co.uk)
405 points by jgrahamc on May 31, 2012 | hide | 110 comments
3. The girl with the ANSI tattoo (oracle-wtf.blogspot.co.uk)
367 points by ocirion on May 31, 2012 | hide | 150 comments
4. Chromebox (google.com)
367 points by zoowar on May 31, 2012 | hide | 297 comments
5. My GF learned to code in 3 months. This is what she came up with. (nukaco.la)
309 points by mntmn on May 31, 2012 | hide | 108 comments
6. Humble Indie Bundle 5: pay what you want for video games (humblebundle.com)
293 points by jeff18 on May 31, 2012 | hide | 106 comments
7. Latency numbers every programmer should know (gist.github.com)
265 points by friggeri on May 31, 2012 | hide | 134 comments
8. Google Blockly - a visual programming language (code.google.com)
258 points by antichaos on May 31, 2012 | hide | 123 comments
9. Why I Left Google (spencertipping.com)
224 points by InfinityX0 on May 31, 2012 | hide | 212 comments
10. Let's Not Call It "Computer Science" If We Really Mean "Computer Programming" (codemanship.co.uk)
205 points by vetler on May 31, 2012 | hide | 196 comments
11. Megaupload Demands Return of Millions of Dollars From U.S. Govt. (torrentfreak.com)
191 points by Garbage on May 31, 2012 | hide | 90 comments
12. You Should Probably Send More Email Than You Do (kalzumeus.com)
191 points by spatulon on May 31, 2012 | hide | 78 comments
13. Meteor (YC S11) gets $9M in funding (gigaom.com)
156 points by dko on May 31, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
14. Neil Gaiman Commencement Speech: Make Great Things. Learn From Failure. (uarts.edu)
139 points by rblion on May 31, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
15. Google will start warning Chinese users about problematic search terms (insidesearch.blogspot.com)
132 points by raldi on May 31, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
16. LibreOffice 3.5.4 released with up to 100% performance improvements (documentfoundation.org)
130 points by Garbage on May 31, 2012 | hide | 74 comments
17. Light Table: 24 Hours to Get Another $7000 in the Kickstarter for Python Support (kickstarter.com)
122 points by gburt on May 31, 2012 | hide | 54 comments
18. Lucid dreaming: Rise of a nocturnal hobby (bbc.co.uk)
112 points by gps408 on May 31, 2012 | hide | 95 comments
19. The politics of Wi-Fi names (opensignalmaps.com)
113 points by JamesCRR on May 31, 2012 | hide | 63 comments
20. Workplace experiments: A month to yourself (37signals.com)
108 points by ksat on May 31, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
21. 25 years of HyperCard—the missing link to the Web (arstechnica.com)
106 points by evo_9 on May 31, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
22. Show HN: My first personal app - HackerNews for iPhone/iPad (hackerno.de)
107 points by nodemaker on May 31, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
23. SpaceX Dragon Ship Falls Back to Earth (bbc.co.uk)
102 points by sparknlaunch on May 31, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
24. Those Who Have a Job, Want to Quit. Those Who Want a Job, Can’t Find One. (pointsandfigures.com)
101 points by robbiea on May 31, 2012 | hide | 85 comments
25. Collusion - iPad pen productivity solved (kickstarter.com)
98 points by orionvmjoseph on May 31, 2012 | hide | 69 comments
26. Apple's iOS is "deceptively fast" (reddit.com)
96 points by xkcdfanboy on May 31, 2012 | hide | 79 comments
27. Why Linux Doesn’t Need Defragmenting (howtogeek.com)
96 points by plessthanpt05 on May 31, 2012 | hide | 48 comments
28. The Paxos algorithm for consensus in a distributed system (yale.edu)
95 points by ColinWright on May 31, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
29. Google wins crucial API ruling, Oracle's case decimated (arstechnica.com)
91 points by alsothings on May 31, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
30. Windows 8 Release Preview ready for download (microsoft.com)
88 points by tnash on May 31, 2012 | hide | 89 comments

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