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1988The Awk Programming Language (archive.org)
415 points | 5 years ago with 103 comments
1987Higher Math for Beginners (archive.org)
315 points | 6 months ago with 89 comments
1992A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge (archive.org)
297 points | 7 months ago with 171 comments
2011X Minus One: 1950s Science Fiction Radio Programs Available to Listen (archive.org)
213 points | 1 year ago with 62 comments
1994Introduction to Permaculture (archive.org)
197 points | 2 years ago with 58 comments
1988The Complete Hypercard Handbook (archive.org)
193 points | 1 year ago with 68 comments
1979Byte Magazine – LISP (archive.org)
187 points | 2 years ago with 67 comments
1998The Navy Electricity and Electronics Training Series (archive.org)
160 points | 1 year ago with 34 comments
1983Bill Gates in Byte Magazine: The Future of Software Design (archive.org)
156 points | 2 years ago with 37 comments
1979Atari Star Raiders Source Code (archive.org)
145 points | 6 years ago with 39 comments
1981Byte Magazine – Smalltalk (archive.org)
145 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 42 comments
1983BYTE Magazine: The C Language (archive.org)
141 points | 7 years ago with 46 comments
1965Total Resistance: Swiss Army Guide to Guerrilla Warfare (archive.org)
133 points | 2 months ago with 30 comments
1978Farewell, Etaoin Shrdlu: The End of Hot Metal Typesetting at the NY Times (archive.org)
127 points across 2 posts | 1 week ago with 2 comments
1982Byte Magazine Volume 07 Number 08 – Logo (archive.org)
124 points | 7 months ago with 84 comments
1991Beyond Cyberpunk: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to the Future (archive.org)
116 points | 2 years ago with 5 comments
1984Whole Earth Software Catalog (archive.org)
114 points | 1 year ago with 44 comments
1982Report warns computers may threaten constitutional rights (archive.org)
113 points | 5 years ago with 26 comments
1944Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying (archive.org)
103 points | 3 years ago with 50 comments
1985Why Forth Isn't Slow (archive.org)
101 points | 1 year ago with 65 comments
1988The World Is Built on Probability (archive.org)
95 points | 3 years ago with 25 comments
1981Landing the Nostromo (archive.org)
92 points | 7 years ago with 42 comments
1919Diary of a little girl in old New York (archive.org)
90 points | 7 years ago with 15 comments
1991HyperCard Stack: Douglas Adams' Megapode Nest Volume Calculator (archive.org)
89 points | 3 years ago with 19 comments
1979The Timeless Way of Building (archive.org)
84 points | 6 years ago with 19 comments
1981Byte Magazine: Future Computers (archive.org)
84 points | 2 years ago with 69 comments
1946ENIAC Operating Manual (archive.org)
83 points | 3 years ago with 20 comments
1939Graphic Presentation (archive.org)
82 points | 6 years ago with 16 comments
1966Theory of self-reproducing automata (archive.org)
80 points | 3 years ago with 12 comments
1928Plotto: A new method of plot suggestion for writers of creative fiction (archive.org)
78 points | 1 month ago with 11 comments
1978The Joys of Unix – NSA Cryptolog (archive.org)
78 points | 7 years ago with 16 comments
19841984, the Year of the 32-bit Microprocessor (archive.org)
78 points | 2 years ago with 48 comments
1914Graphic Methods for Presenting Facts (archive.org)
75 points | 7 months ago with 25 comments
1994Microsoft Space Simulator (archive.org)
73 points | 1 year ago with 29 comments
1980Omikron TRS-80 Boards, NEWDOS+ and Sundry Other Matters (archive.org)
73 points | 4 years ago with 35 comments
1898The Modern Bicycle and Its Accessories (archive.org)
71 points | 2 years ago with 28 comments
1992The Dead Mac Scrolls (archive.org)
69 points | 9 months ago with 12 comments
1983IBM Logo Manual (archive.org)
68 points | 7 months ago with 32 comments
1898On the Foundations of Geometry by Henri Poincaré (archive.org)
66 points | 6 years ago with 13 comments
1956The Psychology of Thought Control, Menticide, and Brainwashing (archive.org)
66 points | 6 years ago with 25 comments
1974Radar Made Easy (archive.org)
64 points | 6 years ago with 12 comments
1889Unicode (archive.org)
63 points | 1 year ago with 23 comments
1988The Call of the Ocean: Hypertext, Universal and Open (archive.org)
63 points | 2 years ago with 12 comments
1988Apple Computer: Scorpius Architectural Specification (archive.org)
63 points | 2 years ago with 20 comments
1939Artyping (archive.org)
60 points | 3 years ago with 6 comments
1973“Computers”, BSA Merit Badge Series (archive.org)
59 points | 1 week ago with 60 comments
1978Why Apple II Is the World's Best Selling Personal Computer (archive.org)
55 points | 1 year ago with 82 comments
1990Mondo 2000 Issue 2 (archive.org)
55 points | 4 years ago with 26 comments
1905The modern clock; a study of time keeping mechanism (archive.org)
54 points | 1 year ago with 22 comments
2010Pioneers of Soviet Computing (archive.org)
49 points | 1 year ago with 3 comments
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