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Articles written in 1973 that Hacker News still talks about.
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1973A Parable by Dijkstra (cs.utexas.edu)
296 points | 3 years ago with 102 comments
1973Features of a successful therapeutic fast of 382 days' duration (pmj.bmj.com)
148 points | 2 years ago with 154 comments
1973Why They Lost The Wheel (saudiaramcoworld.com)
144 points | 7 years ago with 23 comments
1973Outbreak of common colds at Antarctic base after 17 weeks of isolation (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
133 points | 2 years ago with 76 comments
1973The Tyranny of Structurelessness (jofreeman.com)
115 points | 3 years ago with 20 comments
1973The original “Hello World”: B. W. Kernighan's intro to B (web.archive.org)
113 points | 1 year ago with 55 comments
1973The legend of John von Neumann (stepanov.lk.net)
96 points | 7 years ago with 65 comments
1973Why They Lost the Wheel (archive.aramcoworld.com)
93 points | 4 years ago with 25 comments
1973Intel 4004 programming manual (bitsavers.trailing-edge.com)
73 points | 4 years ago with 20 comments
1973Investigation of an Airborne Aircraft Carrier Concept (dtic.mil)
69 points | 7 years ago with 33 comments
1973Some Rules for Historians (smithtrust.com)
62 points | 4 years ago with 14 comments
1973Bicycle Technology (veterancycleclublibrary.org.uk)
60 points | 3 years ago with 31 comments
1973Hints on Programming Language Design (i.stanford.edu)
59 points | 6 years ago with 25 comments
1973“Computers”, BSA Merit Badge Series (archive.org)
59 points | 1 week ago with 60 comments
1973Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning (sympoetic.net)
59 points | 3 years ago with 7 comments
1973Features of a successful therapeutic fast of 382 days' duration (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
52 points | 4 years ago with 87 comments
1973Tools for Conviviality (co-munity.net)
51 points | 2 years ago with 6 comments
1973The Programming Language B (web.archive.org)
47 points | 9 months ago with 26 comments
1973The Programmer as Navigator (colonese.it)
41 points | 5 years ago with 3 comments
1973Top Down Operator Precedence (tdop.github.io)
41 points | 6 years ago with 19 comments

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