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2014Mining Bitcoin with pencil and paper: 0.67 hashes per day (righto.com)
1046 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 378 comments
2013Intel x86 documentation has more pages than the 6502 has transistors (righto.com)
531 points across 2 posts | 10 months ago with 105 comments
2011Cells are fast and crowded places (righto.com)
499 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 117 comments
2012Apple iPhone charger teardown: quality in a tiny expensive package (righto.com)
486 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 273 comments
2013Hacker News Comments I'm tired of Seeing (righto.com)
294 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 12 comments
2014Reverse-engineering the TL431: the most common chip you’ve never heard of (righto.com)
251 points | 4 years ago with 46 comments
2012Apple didn't revolutionize power supplies; new transistors did (righto.com)
208 points | 2 years ago with 158 comments
2016Understanding the BeagleBone’s built in microcontrollers (righto.com)
154 points | 5 years ago with 57 comments
2014Bitcoin mining the hard way: the algorithms, protocols, and bytes (righto.com)
137 points | 6 years ago with 6 comments
2017Reverse engineering the 76477 “Space Invaders” sound chip from die photos (righto.com)
134 points | 4 years ago with 19 comments
2019TROS: How IBM mainframes stored microcode in transformers (righto.com)
128 points | 3 years ago with 28 comments
2016Die photos and analysis of the revolutionary 8008 microprocessor (righto.com)
116 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 0 comments
2016555 timer teardown: inside the most popular IC (righto.com)
108 points | 4 years ago with 24 comments
2014Surprises in the Bitcoin blockchain and how they are stored (righto.com)
104 points | 2 years ago with 70 comments
2008"Maxwell's equations of software" examined (righto.com)
102 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 7 comments
2013How the Z80’s 4-bit ALU works (righto.com)
97 points | 7 years ago with 41 comments
2017Analyzing the 8008 processor from die photos: its unusual counters (righto.com)
93 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 0 comments
2014Hidden surprises in the Bitcoin blockchain and how they are stored (righto.com)
88 points | 6 years ago with 33 comments
2017The vintage 74181 ALU chip: how it works and why it’s so strange (righto.com)
86 points | 5 years ago with 11 comments
2015Texas Instruments TMX 1795: the almost first, forgotten microprocessor (righto.com)
86 points | 1 year ago with 41 comments
2012A dozen USB chargers in the lab: Apple is good, but not quite the best (righto.com)
84 points | 1 year ago with 56 comments
2015Reverse engineering the ARM1, ancestor of the iPhone's processor (righto.com)
77 points | 5 years ago with 12 comments
2015Fractals on an IBM 1401 mainframe (righto.com)
40 points | 11 months ago with 10 comments

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