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1982Negative 2000 Lines of Code (folklore.org)
978 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 166 comments
1982Why numbering should start at zero (cs.utexas.edu)
439 points across 4 posts | 4 years ago with 220 comments
1982Report on an Unidentified Space Station (geosci.uchicago.edu)
320 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 84 comments
1982The Byzantine Generals Problem (lamport.azurewebsites.net)
290 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 56 comments
1982Doing a Job (govleaders.org)
224 points across 3 posts | 3 months ago with 16 comments
1982Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond? (theatlantic.com)
209 points across 2 posts | 5 months ago with 11 comments
1982Real Programmers Don't Use Pascal (web.mit.edu)
207 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 91 comments
1982AT&T Archives: The Unix Operating System [video] (youtube.com)
143 points | 2 years ago with 28 comments
1982Apple IIe Design Guidelines (apple2scans.net)
142 points | 6 years ago with 34 comments
1982The Architecture of the Burroughs B-5000 (smecc.org)
140 points across 2 posts | 8 years ago with 23 comments
1982Photos from the Surface of Venus (twitter.com)
139 points | 3 years ago with 60 comments
1982A Simple Guide to Five Normal Forms in Relational Database Theory (bkent.net)
133 points | 9 years ago with 65 comments
1982Inside the Soviet Army (militera.lib.ru)
125 points | 9 years ago with 107 comments
1982Byte Magazine Volume 07 Number 08 – Logo (archive.org)
124 points | 2 years ago with 84 comments
1982Perlis' Epigrams (cs.yale.edu)
123 points across 3 posts | 2 years ago with 5 comments
1982A Personal History of APL (ed-thelen.org)
121 points | 3 months ago with 47 comments
1982Report warns computers may threaten constitutional rights (archive.org)
113 points | 6 years ago with 26 comments
1982The Byzantine Generals Problem (research.microsoft.com)
110 points | 9 years ago with 27 comments
1982Computer Spacegames (drive.google.com)
109 points | 3 years ago with 38 comments
1982Michael Bloomberg on starting a business during tough economic times (nytimes.com)
106 points | 8 years ago with 40 comments
1982An Overview of TUNIS: A UNIX Look-Alike Written in Concurrent Euclid (archive.org)
101 points | 1 year ago with 45 comments
1982Living with a Computer (theatlantic.com)
95 points | 8 years ago with 47 comments
1982Living with a Computer (theatlantic.com)
91 points across 3 posts | 9 years ago with 0 comments
1982Epigrams on Programming (pu.inf.uni-tuebingen.de)
89 points across 4 posts | 3 years ago with 11 comments
1982DEC's No Output Division Memo (archive.computerhistory.org)
82 points | 8 years ago with 40 comments
1982Why Systolic Architectures? (eecs.harvard.edu)
82 points | 5 years ago with 5 comments
1982“I Was Tortured in the Pasadena Jailhouse” by Bobby Fischer (timkr.home.xs4all.nl)
80 points | 1 year ago with 91 comments
1982Loglisp: An Alternative to Prolog (aitopics.org)
79 points | 5 years ago with 15 comments
1982Alan Perlis: Epigrams on Programming (gwern.net)
78 points | 4 years ago with 9 comments
1982Radio hams do battle with 'Russian Woodpecker' (qsl.net)
77 points | 8 years ago with 19 comments
1982“Blade Runner” has its own look, and a place in film history (newyorker.com)
73 points | 1 year ago with 64 comments
1982Doing a Job (bebekim.wordpress.com)
73 points | 5 years ago with 15 comments
1982Epigrams in Programming (cpsc.yale.edu)
70 points | 2 months ago with 37 comments
1982The Ecology of Freedom (theanarchistlibrary.org)
68 points | 2 years ago with 42 comments
1982A Letter from Dijkstra on APL (jsoftware.com)
62 points | 6 years ago with 26 comments
1982The Economic Value of Rapid Response Time (jlelliotton.blogspot.com)
57 points across 2 posts | 5 years ago with 4 comments
1982Downward Mobility (nymag.com)
53 points | 4 years ago with 29 comments
1982The fate of published peer-reviewed articles, submitted again (journals.cambridge.org)
53 points | 10 years ago with 46 comments
1982When Orson Welles Interviewed Andy Kaufman (openculture.com)
53 points | 6 years ago with 12 comments
1982Maclisp Dunnet (github.com)
51 points | 5 years ago with 11 comments
1982Calculator Construction Set (folklore.org)
50 points | 3 months ago with 10 comments
1982Sun Microsystems business plan (khoslaventures.com)
50 points | 4 years ago with 3 comments
1982Real Programming in Functional Languages (research.microsoft.com)
49 points | 8 years ago with 10 comments
1982Total Eclipse (theatlantic.com)
49 points | 6 years ago with 16 comments
1982There is no ‘royal road’ to geometry (cs.utexas.edu)
49 points | 1 year ago with 2 comments
1982Math and Music: The Deeper Links (nytimes.com)
45 points | 5 years ago with 11 comments
1982Lenny Baum as trader (klendathucap.files.wordpress.com)
44 points | 5 years ago with 11 comments
1982Documentary on a family pizza business (grubbits.com)
43 points | 1 year ago with 10 comments
1982Real Programmers Don't Use PASCAL (pbm.com)
41 points | 8 years ago with 51 comments
1982The Leg (lrb.co.uk)
20 points | 6 months ago with 5 comments
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