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2015I got an FBI record at age 11 from dabbling in cryptography (web.stanford.edu)
766 points | 10 annotations | 5 months ago with 347 comments
1995Threads Are a Bad Idea for Most Purposes (web.stanford.edu)
423 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 234 comments
2002Tips for Success in Undergraduate Math Courses (web.stanford.edu)
190 points | 5 years ago with 69 comments
1999African American Vernacular English Is Not Standard English with Mistakes (web.stanford.edu)
156 points | 5 years ago with 249 comments
2014Passive radiative cooling below ambient airtemperature under direct sun (web.stanford.edu)
145 points | 11 months ago with 66 comments
2014Open Decision-Making (web.stanford.edu)
139 points | 11 months ago with 37 comments
1992The Birth of Prolog (web.stanford.edu)
133 points | 3 years ago with 39 comments
2019Disintermediating friends: Online dating displaces other ways of meeting (web.stanford.edu)
108 points | 1 year ago with 152 comments
2015Mathematical Foundations of Computing (web.stanford.edu)
103 points | 5 years ago with 19 comments
2009Information, Physics and Computation (web.stanford.edu)
100 points | 5 years ago with 14 comments
1999African American Vernacular English Is Not Standard English with Mistakes (web.stanford.edu)
99 points | 4 years ago with 121 comments
2017The Challenges of Operating a Computing Cloud and Charging for Its Use (web.stanford.edu)
92 points | 2 years ago with 3 comments
1978Can Programming Be Liberated from the von Neumann Style? (web.stanford.edu)
91 points | 6 years ago with 57 comments
2004Why was cycling not included in the ancient Olympics? (web.stanford.edu)
88 points | 1 year ago with 108 comments
2009History of Tcl (web.stanford.edu)
86 points | 1 year ago with 44 comments
2014Web Scraping with Beautiful Soup (web.stanford.edu)
78 points | 5 years ago with 10 comments
1990The Lessons of Lucasfilm's Habitat (web.stanford.edu)
77 points | 7 years ago with 10 comments
1987Superoptimizer – A Look at the Smallest Program [pdf] (web.stanford.edu)
76 points | 1 year ago with 30 comments
2000The Fortran I Compiler (web.stanford.edu)
71 points | 1 year ago with 12 comments
1983The Tinkerings of Robert Noyce (web.stanford.edu)
70 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 6 comments
1962Augmenting Human Intellect (web.stanford.edu)
67 points | 6 years ago with 5 comments
2014Hidden Markov Models (web.stanford.edu)
66 points | 5 years ago with 3 comments
1983On the cognitive effects of learning computer programming (web.stanford.edu)
66 points | 5 years ago with 6 comments
2013Unix for Poets (web.stanford.edu)
63 points | 6 years ago with 14 comments
2016Italian Pronunciation: A Primer for Singers (web.stanford.edu)
61 points | 11 months ago with 49 comments
1989Can computers cope with human races? (web.stanford.edu)
60 points | 5 months ago with 164 comments
1990Why Aren't Operating Systems Getting Faster as Fast as Hardware? (web.stanford.edu)
55 points | 6 years ago with 39 comments
2007Product/Market Fit (web.stanford.edu)
44 points | 7 years ago with 20 comments

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