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1. Paul Graham's Letter to YC Companies
645 points by emilepetrone on June 5, 2012 | hide | 185 comments
2. Kids should be building rockets and robots, not taking standardized tests (slate.com)
526 points by krschultz on June 5, 2012 | hide | 196 comments
3. Salt, We Misjudged You (nytimes.com)
314 points by gruseom on June 5, 2012 | hide | 158 comments
4. Loading half a billion rows into MySQL (derwiki.tumblr.com)
295 points by conesus on June 5, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
5. On{X}: The Coolest Thing to Happen to Android. Courtesy of… Microsoft Israel? (techcrunch.com)
252 points by cenanozen on June 5, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
6. Why Diablo 3 is less addictive than Diablo 2: a scientific explanation (alexc.me)
222 points by alex_c on June 5, 2012 | hide | 192 comments
7. Gmail security warnings for suspected state-sponsored attacks (googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com)
226 points by alecbenzer on June 5, 2012 | hide | 111 comments
8. The Tesla Gun (hackerfriendly.com)
221 points by lelf on June 5, 2012 | hide | 29 comments
9. Fred Wilson's response to "Paul Graham's Letter to YC Companies" (avc.com)
214 points by hendler on June 5, 2012 | hide | 78 comments
10. The Critical Security Flaws that Resulted in Last Friday's Hack (cloudflare.com)
189 points by neilwillgettoit on June 5, 2012 | hide | 48 comments
11. Mathics - A free, light-weight alternative to Mathematica with support for Sage (mathics.org)
189 points by clockwork_189 on June 5, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
12. Google Street View: A wolf in sheep’s clothing (holovaty.com)
183 points by martey on June 5, 2012 | hide | 65 comments
13. Google Acquires Quickoffice (googleblog.blogspot.com)
183 points by jganetsk on June 5, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
14. What's it like to work at GitHub? (opensoul.org)
172 points by bkeepers on June 5, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
15. JQuery++ (jquerypp.com)
166 points by marcloney on June 5, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
16. New to Ruby? Tips for the new Rubyist. (jasimabasheer.com)
155 points by kaiwren on June 5, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
17. Ruby on Rails Tutorial screencasts, 2nd edition (railstutorial.org)
152 points by mhartl on June 5, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
18. Scaling PHP Book: I will teach you to scale PHP to millions of users (scalingphpbook.com)
143 points by stevencorona on June 5, 2012 | hide | 104 comments
19. Firefox 13 Released - Homepage + Speed Improvements (blog.mozilla.org)
144 points by daleharvey on June 5, 2012 | hide | 82 comments
20. Selling your company doesn’t make you happy (ryancarson.com)
134 points by ryancarson on June 5, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
21. Tim Berners-Lee: If I can't give power to web apps, they can't compete (w3.org)
134 points by jorangreef on June 5, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
22. How tiny insects survive the rain (bbc.co.uk)
124 points by thinker on June 5, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
23. Why I stopped working on the Bongard Problems (foundalis.com)
107 points by bfrs on June 5, 2012 | hide | 106 comments
24. The new way to land a job at Facebook (kaggle.com)
103 points by svm33 on June 5, 2012 | hide | 77 comments
25. Documents Show How Goldman et al Engaged in 'Naked Short Selling' (rollingstone.com)
102 points by llambda on June 5, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
26. Facebook 'boring'? 1 in 3 users are tuning it out (cnet.com)
95 points by Garbage on June 5, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
27. Peter Thiel’s CS183: Startup - Class 17 - Deep Thought (blakemasters.tumblr.com)
90 points by r4vik on June 5, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
28. Justin Bieber, Venture Capitalist (forbes.com)
86 points by Lednakashim on June 5, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
29. San Francisco Tech Boom Brings Concerns (nytimes.com)
86 points by olegious on June 5, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
30. Signs a Claimed Mathematical Breakthrough is Wrong (2008) (scottaaronson.com)
79 points by ColinWright on June 5, 2012 | hide | 13 comments

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