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1994The Unix-Haters Handbook (web.mit.edu)
824 points across 4 posts | 4 years ago with 157 comments
1994A Requiem for a Dying Operating System (user.eng.umd.edu)
246 points | 3 years ago with 276 comments
1994How I Met My Wife (newyorker.com)
217 points | 3 years ago with 125 comments
1994Fatal Dose – Radiation Deaths linked to AECL Computer Errors (ccnr.org)
216 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 79 comments
1994Haskell, Ada, C++: An Experiment in Prototyping Productivity (haskell.cs.yale.edu)
216 points across 3 posts | 4 years ago with 55 comments
1994The Knot Book: Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Knots (math.harvard.edu)
204 points | 5 years ago with 26 comments
1994Ursula Le Guin on Star Trek: TNG (gentlier.tumblr.com)
203 points | 1 year ago with 152 comments
1994Introduction to Permaculture (archive.org)
197 points | 3 years ago with 58 comments
1994On-Line Pizza Idea Is Clever but Only Half-Baked (latimes.com)
189 points | 4 years ago with 157 comments
1994An Insulin Index of Foods (fermatslibrary.com)
186 points | 4 years ago with 117 comments
1994The Basic Ideas in Neural Networks (www-isl.stanford.edu)
181 points | 6 years ago with 16 comments
1994The Infamous SCSH Scheme Shell “Acknowledgements” (scsh.net)
174 points | 4 years ago with 46 comments
1994Python 1.0.0 is out (groups.google.com)
163 points | 6 years ago with 145 comments
1994Just a Drop in the Bucket (milk.com)
145 points | 4 years ago with 23 comments
1994Callbacks in C++ using template functors (tutok.sk)
144 points across 3 posts | 5 years ago with 50 comments
1994The Art of Prolog (mitpress.mit.edu)
139 points | 3 years ago with 52 comments
1994Well-capitalized Seattle startup seeks Unix developers – Jeff Bezos (groups.google.com)
139 points | 6 years ago with 37 comments
1994Letter to the Patent Office From Professor Donald Knuth (pluto.it)
135 points | 9 years ago with 48 comments
1994Ways to implement computer languages on 6502s (dwheeler.com)
132 points | 7 years ago with 37 comments
1994Strawberry Pop-Tart Blow-Torches (pmichaud.com)
128 points | 1 year ago with 51 comments
1994Attention Shoppers: Internet Is Open (nytimes.com)
117 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 20 comments
1994Bug in the Pentium FPU (trnicely.net)
116 points across 2 posts | 8 years ago with 30 comments
1994Pentium floating-point division bug (en.wikipedia.org)
111 points | 6 months ago with 62 comments
1994OK for Apple to Call Sagan 'Butt-Head Astronomer' (web.archive.org)
110 points | 2 years ago with 95 comments
1994The X-Windows Disaster (art.net)
105 points | 3 years ago with 160 comments
1994The Way Things Work CD-ROM (archive.org)
104 points | 1 year ago with 24 comments
1994Simply Logical: Intelligent Reasoning by Example (book.simply-logical.space)
104 points | 4 years ago with 11 comments
1994The 10,000,000,000th Prime Number (code.jsoftware.com)
102 points | 3 years ago with 73 comments
1994Haskell vs. Ada vs. C++ an Experiment in Software Prototyping Productivity (cs.yale.edu)
102 points | 6 years ago with 59 comments
1994The Design of the Connection Machine (tamikothiel.com)
99 points | 2 years ago with 38 comments
1994The Netscape Dorm (jwz.org)
98 points | 13 years ago with 28 comments
1994Wavelets (cybertester.com)
98 points | 4 years ago with 46 comments
1994Niels Bohr’s Argument for the Irreducibility of Biology to Physics (link.springer.com)
95 points | 5 years ago with 90 comments
1994NetScape: A Sneak Preview of the shape of WWW Browsers to come (web.archive.org)
94 points | 1 year ago with 57 comments
1994Modular C: Reusable and Maintainable Code Using the C Language (metamodular.com)
92 points | 4 years ago with 30 comments
1994Airport ABCs: An Explanation of Airport Identifier Codes (skygod.com)
90 points | 9 years ago with 36 comments
1994Job Posting for Amazon.com Before it Launched (readwriteweb.com)
89 points | 13 years ago with 38 comments
1994A Wired.com reporter was first to register mcdonalds.com (wired.com)
87 points | 11 years ago with 47 comments
1994The Tcl War (vanderburg.org)
85 points | 7 years ago with 103 comments
1994Neural Nets (teamten.com)
84 points | 3 years ago with 51 comments
1994Source code for Glider Pro (github.com)
81 points | 9 months ago with 13 comments
1994Coherent: Unix variant for DOS compatible PCs (autometer.de)
81 points | 3 years ago with 39 comments
1994NetScape: A Sneak Preview of the shape of WWW Browsers to come (web.archive.org)
80 points | 1 year ago with 43 comments
1994The Newton Application Architecture (waltersmith.us)
79 points | 4 years ago with 37 comments
1994The Scheme Machine (burgerrg.github.io)
78 points | 5 years ago with 55 comments
1994Object-Oriented Programming in Oberon-2 [pdf] (ssw.jku.at)
78 points | 3 months ago with 25 comments
1994Meme (Multitasking Extensible Messaging Environment): Multiuser Forth VR (web.archive.org)
75 points | 4 years ago with 20 comments
1994Game Design Tips from Tom Hall (3drealms.com)
75 points | 9 years ago with 15 comments
1994Self-Censorship in Public Discourse: A Theory of 'Political Correctness' (brown.edu)
75 points | 6 years ago with 90 comments
1994"What society overwhelmingly asks for is snake oil" (cs.utexas.edu)
73 points | 13 years ago with 27 comments
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