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Articles written in 1971 that Hacker News still talks about.
Go back or forward one year. See all articles from 1970 to 1979.
1971Weird-Looking Freak Saves Apollo 14 (rollingstone.com)
382 points | 2 years ago with 111 comments
1971A Short Introduction to the Art of Programming (cs.utexas.edu)
296 points | 4 years ago with 41 comments
1971Elementary Algebra (softwarepreservation.org)
224 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 4 comments
1971Newly discovered earliest draft of a Unix manual (tuhs.org)
158 points | 6 years ago with 40 comments
1971Unix Programmer's Manual, First Edition (bell-labs.com)
119 points | 1 year ago with 16 comments
1971SHRDLU (hci.stanford.edu)
113 points | 5 years ago with 30 comments
1971What Made Apollo a Success? (ntrs.nasa.gov)
112 points | 3 years ago with 35 comments
1971The Making of “The Godfather” – Sort of a home movie (thestacksreader.com)
94 points | 1 year ago with 6 comments
1971Twenty Things to do with a Computer (stager.org)
90 points | 7 years ago with 13 comments
1971Memristor – The missing circuit element (cpmt.org)
84 points | 5 years ago with 26 comments
1971First Edition Unix Manual 'Miscellaneous' Section (web.archive.org)
81 points | 9 months ago with 51 comments
1971There Should Be No Computer Art (bbk.ac.uk)
79 points | 1 year ago with 86 comments
1971The parable of the parking lots (nationalaffairs.com)
76 points | 7 years ago with 19 comments
1971Felicia, the Pipe-Cleaning Ferret of Fermilab (history.fnal.gov)
70 points | 7 years ago with 31 comments
1971Project Cybersyn (en.wikipedia.org)
70 points | 8 years ago with 36 comments
1971Bliss: A language for systems programming (www2.cs.arizona.edu)
65 points | 1 year ago with 34 comments
1971Secrets of the Little Blue Box (lospadres.info)
54 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 7 years ago with 5 comments
1971That's Interesting (info.marshall.usc.edu)
46 points | 2 years ago with 7 comments
1971Program Development by Stepwise Refinement (sunnyday.mit.edu)
45 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 5 comments
1971Darwin, a Game of Survival of the Fittest Among Programs (corewar.co.uk)
43 points | 2 years ago with 6 comments
1971Extraterrestrial Civilizations: Problems of Interstellar Communication (archive.org)
40 points | 6 months ago with 36 comments

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