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1992Paradigms of Artificial Intelligence Programming (github.com)
802 points across 5 posts | 3 months ago with 81 comments
1992The Document Which Used to Be Called the MIT Lockpicking Guide (blurofinsanity.com)
355 points | 5 years ago with 114 comments
1992Please don’t let anyone Americanise it (news.lettersofnote.com)
352 points | 6 months ago with 320 comments
1992Albini pitching Nirvana: “I would like to be paid like a plumber” (news.lettersofnote.com)
345 points | 7 months ago with 149 comments
1992Why Chinese Is So Damn Hard (pinyin.info)
325 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 49 comments
1992Ordering burritos from my SPARC (mit.edu)
307 points | 1 year ago with 97 comments
1992A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge (archive.org)
297 points | 1 year ago with 171 comments
1992Lively Linear Lisp – 'Look Ma, No Garbage' (home.pipeline.com)
255 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 39 comments
1992WordPerfect for UNIX (lock.cmpxchg8b.com)
241 points | 4 months ago with 124 comments
1992Source Code for SunOS 4.1.3 (github.com)
222 points | 1 month ago with 127 comments
1992On the typography of flight deck documentation – NASA (ntrs.nasa.gov)
211 points | 5 years ago with 44 comments
1992This Place Is Not a Place of Honor (web.archive.org)
186 points | 3 years ago with 119 comments
1992Unix Admin Horror Story Summary (www-uxsup.csx.cam.ac.uk)
151 points | 11 months ago with 85 comments
1992On the Typography of Flight-Deck Documentation (ti.arc.nasa.gov)
138 points | 9 years ago with 27 comments
1992Motorola M68000 Family Programmer’s Reference Manual (cache.nxp.com)
134 points | 4 years ago with 99 comments
1992Ambition: How we manage success and failure throughout our lives (ambition-book.com)
133 points | 6 years ago with 31 comments
1992The Birth of Prolog (web.stanford.edu)
133 points | 4 years ago with 39 comments
1992J one-page interpreter fragment (code.jsoftware.com)
132 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 43 comments
1992Dylan: A New Language Is Blowin' in the Wind (schneier.com)
123 points | 5 years ago with 101 comments
1992Implementing functional languages: a tutorial (research.microsoft.com)
118 points | 6 years ago with 10 comments
1992Linux is Obsolete (groups.google.com)
117 points | 4 years ago with 168 comments
1992Italo Calvino, The Art of Fiction No. 130 (theparisreview.org)
108 points | 3 years ago with 29 comments
1992'Fifth Generation' Became Japan's Lost Generation (nytimes.com)
106 points | 4 years ago with 47 comments
1992The birth of Prolog (alain.colmerauer.free.fr)
100 points | 1 year ago with 45 comments
1992GUIs Considered Harmful (porkmail.org)
93 points | 4 years ago with 146 comments
1992A Memo on the Secret Features of the Hitachi 6309 processor (en.wikichip.org)
92 points | 3 years ago with 14 comments
1992Italo Calvino, The Art of Fiction No. 130 (theparisreview.org)
91 points | 1 year ago with 28 comments
1992Linux’s History (cs.cmu.edu)
88 points | 2 years ago with 23 comments
1992Fractal compression for generating resolution-independent images (books.google.com)
87 points | 7 years ago with 35 comments
1992For Shame: Why Americans Should Be Wary of Self-Esteem (newrepublic.com)
81 points | 5 years ago with 27 comments
1992Riding the Rays (douglasadams.com)
81 points | 2 years ago with 15 comments
1992LINUX is obsolete (groups.google.com)
78 points | 7 years ago with 74 comments
1992A BNF Parser in Forth (bradrodriguez.com)
78 points | 2 years ago with 12 comments
1992The KeyKOS Nanokernel Architecture (cis.upenn.edu)
77 points | 7 years ago with 10 comments
1992A Critique of Standard ML (cs.princeton.edu)
77 points | 3 years ago with 12 comments
1992Alienable Rights (web.media.mit.edu)
76 points | 7 years ago with 6 comments
1992Roundoff Error and the Patriot Missile (web.archive.org)
76 points | 3 years ago with 10 comments
1992A History of CLU – Barbara Liskov (citeseerx.ist.psu.edu)
75 points | 5 years ago with 8 comments
1992The Origins of the American Military Coup of 2012 (ssi.armywarcollege.edu)
74 points | 5 years ago with 111 comments
1992MIT 6.001 Spellbook (hacks.mit.edu)
73 points | 7 years ago with 2 comments
1992The Tanenbaum-Torvalds Debate (oreilly.com)
72 points | 8 years ago with 47 comments
1992Artificial Intelligence as the year 2000 approaches (sci-hub.tw)
71 points | 2 years ago with 45 comments
1992Linus Torvalds: Long Filenames (groups.google.com)
70 points | 8 years ago with 16 comments
1992Amiga 3000T Review (nl.aminet.net)
70 points | 1 year ago with 23 comments
1992Nitinol Engines (free-energy.ws)
70 points | 3 years ago with 31 comments
1992The Dead Mac Scrolls (archive.org)
69 points | 1 year ago with 12 comments
1992A Scheme Story (trollope.org)
69 points | 10 years ago with 11 comments
1992Shame (theatlantic.com)
67 points | 3 months ago with 18 comments
1992A dynamic programming solution to the n-queens problem (cs.cornell.edu)
65 points | 5 years ago with 4 comments
1992Court Computer Says All Hartford Is Dead (nytimes.com)
64 points | 6 years ago with 10 comments
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