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1. This is how Visa works (intermeta.com.br)
931 points by eduardordm on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 97 comments
2. Why I now, unfortunately, hate Hacker News..
871 points by sw007 on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 431 comments
3. I Have 50 Dollars (ihave50dollars.com)
647 points by thehodge on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 196 comments
4. Twitter to Client Developers: Drop Dead (daringfireball.net)
471 points by joshus on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 173 comments
5. Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram (extremetech.com)
346 points by evo_9 on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 129 comments
6. Vim and Vi Tips: Essential Vim and Vi Editor Skills, free on Amazon today only (amazon.com)
347 points by whalesalad on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 137 comments
7. How We Nearly Lost the Discovery Shuttle (waynehale.wordpress.com)
313 points by kibwen on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
8. A Tor of the Dark Web (slifty.com)
310 points by slifty on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 204 comments
9. A Proposal To Improve Hacker News (sridattalabs.com)
304 points by sthatipamala on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 174 comments
10. Light Table reaches 0.1.0 (chris-granger.com)
297 points by Mariel on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 95 comments
11. Google Sues Apple, Seeks To Block iPhone, iPad & Mac Imports To U.S. (techcrunch.com)
233 points by kunle on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 207 comments
12. Airbnb Releases Infinity.js: A Javascript Library for Smoother Scrolling (airbnb.github.com)
198 points by reissbaker on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 95 comments
13. Interpreting some of Twitter’s API changes (marco.org)
131 points by benatkin on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 56 comments
14. Perl/Linux, a Linux distribution where all programs are written in Perl (sourceforge.net)
134 points by colinprince on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 89 comments
15. The Emerging Revolution in Game Theory (technologyreview.com)
133 points by Anon84 on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 28 comments
16. Blessings: a pythonic answer to curses (python.org)
125 points by whit537 on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
17. Firefox 3D view (developer.mozilla.org)
130 points by arunabh on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
18. The Tata AirPod: a car that runs on compressed air w/150-200km range (stoweboyd.com)
126 points by masnick on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 77 comments
19. Private justice: How Hollywood money put a Brit behind bars (arstechnica.com)
125 points by ValentineC on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
20. OnLive assets acquired by newly formed company (techcrunch.com)
119 points by il on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 75 comments
21. Initial revision of "git", the information manager from hell (github.com/git)
120 points by Sevein on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
22. Restaurant offers a 5% discount if you eat without your phone on the table (cnn.com)
108 points by codegeek on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 97 comments
23. Can't Code? Learn Design. (learncodethehardway.org)
101 points by prajjwal on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
24. At times not losing is as important as winning (steveblank.com)
98 points by pier0 on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
25. Dear sw007 (raganwald.posterous.com)
98 points by raganwald on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
26. Is MySQL becoming less open source? Test cases go internal now (mariadb.org)
93 points by bytebot on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 42 comments
27. Google’s Dremel Makes Big Data Look Small (wired.com)
90 points by arunabh on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 48 comments
28. Elon Musk: Next Six Months Crucial to Tesla's future (technologyreview.com)
89 points by ca98am79 on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
29. Reports: OnLive fires all staff, service’s future unclear (arstechnica.com)
83 points by shawndumas on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
30. Prehistoric Human Brain Found Pickled in Bog (discovery.com)
84 points by joeyespo on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | 24 comments

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