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1993The Early History of Smalltalk (worrydream.com)
407 points across 6 posts | 13 annotations | 3 months ago with 26 comments
1993How To Deconstruct Almost Anything (fudco.com)
289 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 2 years ago with 15 comments
1993Object oriented programming with ANSI-C (cs.rit.edu)
258 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 57 comments
1993The Turn (theatlantic.com)
249 points across 2 posts | 9 years ago with 23 comments
1993The duties of John von Neumann's assistant (shitpost.plover.com)
249 points | 4 years ago with 66 comments
1993Proposed new tag: IMG (1997.webhistory.org)
233 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 20 comments
1993Ricky Jay’s Magical Secrets (newyorker.com)
223 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 20 comments
1993A Timeline of CIA Atrocities (huppi.com)
219 points | 1 year ago with 258 comments
1993Algebra and the Lambda Calculus (people.csail.mit.edu)
196 points | 3 years ago with 39 comments
1993The Evolution of Lisp (dreamsongs.com)
194 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 39 comments
1993History of Fidonet (olografix.org)
176 points | 2 years ago with 75 comments
1993A Stroke of Genius: Striving for Greatness in All You Do (mccurley.org)
175 points | 4 years ago with 40 comments
1993Almost perfect: the rise and fall of WordPerfect Corporation (wordplace.com)
168 points | 7 years ago with 87 comments
1993Microsoft's FoxPro 2.5 Is Fast and Easy to Use (latimes.com)
155 points | 1 year ago with 100 comments
1993A Taste of Linear Logic (homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk)
146 points | 4 years ago with 62 comments
1993Moving Forth (bradrodriguez.com)
142 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 7 comments
1993TCP in 30 instructions (pdl.cmu.edu)
132 points | 8 years ago with 38 comments
1993Programming Bottom-Up (paulgraham.com)
127 points | 4 years ago with 64 comments
1993Disneyland with the Death Penalty (archive.wired.com)
125 points | 7 years ago with 71 comments
1993Burning a Magnesium NextCube (simson.net)
122 points | 11 months ago with 23 comments
1993Tutorial on Good Lisp Programming Style (cs.umd.edu)
121 points | 3 years ago with 32 comments
1993A Cypherpunk's Manifesto (w2.eff.org)
119 points | 5 years ago with 7 comments
1993Assemblers and Loaders (davidsalomon.name)
115 points | 5 years ago with 4 comments
1993Kirby’s Adventure – Nintendo Developer Interview (shmuplations.com)
110 points | 1 annotation | 6 months ago with 39 comments
1993TCP in 30 instructions (pdl.cmu.edu)
108 points | 6 years ago with 7 comments
1993Inside the Windows Messaging System (drdobbs.com)
100 points | 3 years ago with 31 comments
1993The Hypertext annotated version of “A Fire Upon the Deep” (groups.google.com)
99 points | 1 year ago with 108 comments
1993The Mail from Budapest (cia.gov)
98 points | 2 years ago with 19 comments
1993NCSA Mosaic for X 1.0 available (groups.google.com)
82 points | 4 years ago with 41 comments
1993Why Cryptosystems Fail (cl.cam.ac.uk)
82 points | 4 years ago with 3 comments
1993Typeful Programming (lucacardelli.name)
82 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 0 comments
1993Object oriented programming with ANSI-C (ritdml.rit.edu)
79 points | 8 years ago with 54 comments
1993Watch What I Do: Programming by Demonstration (acypher.com)
79 points | 3 years ago with 9 comments
1993Symbolics Lisp: Using the DEC Alpha as a Programmable Micro-Engine (pt.withington.org)
78 points | 3 years ago with 27 comments
1993Anti-Debugging Tricks (textfiles.com)
74 points | 6 years ago with 18 comments
1993Bill Gates Interview (americanhistory.si.edu)
73 points | 5 years ago with 24 comments
1993Sega’s Plans for World Domination (wired.com)
73 points | 5 years ago with 69 comments
1993Building Problem Solvers (qrg.northwestern.edu)
71 points | 6 years ago with 4 comments
1993A Technique for Drawing Directed Graphs (graphviz.org)
68 points | 5 years ago with 11 comments
1993Software Requirements Errors in Safety-Critical, Embedded Systems (pdfs.semanticscholar.org)
67 points | 4 years ago with 39 comments
1993The Fall of Schwinn (chicagobusiness.com)
67 points | 5 years ago with 50 comments
1993Es: A shell with higher-order functions (wryun.github.io)
66 points | 3 years ago with 21 comments
1993Metaobject protocols: Why we want them and what else they can do (users.cs.duke.edu)
65 points | 8 months ago with 38 comments
1993The Problem with Music (thebaffler.com)
65 points | 7 years ago with 48 comments
1993The Turn (theatlantic.com)
65 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 1 comments
1993The Upside-Down "e" - an Editor's Nightmare (azer.com)
64 points | 12 years ago with 15 comments
1993The Use of Name Spaces in Plan 9 (www2.informatik.hu-berlin.de)
63 points | 7 years ago with 28 comments
1993Magic and Software Design (asktog.com)
62 points | 2 years ago with 9 comments
1993A Brief Introduction to Forth (users.ece.cmu.edu)
62 points | 1 year ago with 30 comments
1993The Pocket Handbook of Image Processing Algorithms in C (adaptiveart.eecs.umich.edu)
61 points | 8 years ago with 14 comments
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