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Articles written in 1995 that Hacker News still talks about.
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1995Foundations of Databases (webdam.inria.fr)
915 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 53 comments
1995Netscape and Sun Announce JavaScript (web.archive.org)
755 points | 1 year ago with 455 comments
1995Let’s Build a Compiler (compilers.iecc.com)
683 points across 3 posts | 2 years ago with 41 comments
1995Does memory leak? (groups.google.com)
647 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 279 comments
1995Threads Are a Bad Idea for Most Purposes (web.stanford.edu)
423 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 234 comments
1995Why the Web Won't Be Nirvana (newsweek.com)
353 points across 4 posts | 2 years ago with 54 comments
1995A Pixel Is Not a Little Square (alvyray.com)
342 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 70 comments
1995Terry Pratchett warns Bill Gates about fake news (twitter.com)
287 points | 3 years ago with 175 comments
1995Ur-Fascism (nybooks.com)
275 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 37 comments
1995A dream of an ultimate OS (okmij.org)
256 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 175 comments
1995Umberto Eco: Ur-Fascism (theanarchistlibrary.org)
238 points | 1 year ago with 191 comments
1995RFC 1855: Netiquette Guidelines (rfc-editor.org)
237 points across 3 posts | 3 days ago with 9 comments
1995How Software Companies Die by Orson Scott Card (cs.cmu.edu)
230 points | 9 years ago with 168 comments
1995Bookbinding: A Tutorial (homepage.divms.uiowa.edu)
203 points | 4 years ago with 41 comments
1995The decline of unfettered research (dtc.umn.edu)
197 points | 1 year ago with 111 comments
1995One hundred rules for NASA project managers (oliverlehmann.com)
188 points | 8 years ago with 34 comments
1995Structured Procrastination (structuredprocrastination.com)
180 points | 4 years ago with 38 comments
1995Modern art was CIA 'weapon' (independent.co.uk)
173 points across 2 posts | 7 years ago with 83 comments
1995The Web is the Next Platform (benslivka.com)
171 points | 2 years ago with 56 comments
1995A plea for lean software (cr.yp.to)
171 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 100 comments
1995Windows: Interface Guidelines (ics.uci.edu)
165 points | 2 years ago with 101 comments
1995A Plea for Lean Software (people.inf.ethz.ch)
163 points | 2 years ago with 137 comments
1995Down with Determinants (axler.net)
149 points | 4 years ago with 83 comments
1995A Plea for Lean Software (blog.frantovo.cz)
146 points | 1 year ago with 137 comments
1995Anonymity on the Internet Must Be Protected (groups.csail.mit.edu)
146 points | 4 years ago with 71 comments
1995Interview with Anders Hejlsberg on Delphi (theopenforce.com)
145 points | 11 months ago with 53 comments
1995x86 Is an Octal Machine (gist.github.com)
145 points | 9 months ago with 48 comments
1995The Great Ivy League Nude Posture Photo Scandal (nytimes.com)
144 points | 9 years ago with 71 comments
1995Financial Institution Letters: Vacation Policies (fdic.gov)
141 points | 1 month ago with 88 comments
1995Man deposits fake check in ATM, gets to keep the money. (goodthink.com)
140 points | 11 years ago with 52 comments
1995Viaweb's First Business Plan (paulgraham.com)
135 points | 2 years ago with 54 comments
1995Ropes, an Alternative to Strings [pdf] (cs.rit.edu)
133 points | 2 years ago with 52 comments
1995All Circuits Are Busy Now: The 1990 AT&T Long Distance Network Collapse (users.csc.calpoly.edu)
132 points | 2 years ago with 14 comments
1995ANSI Common Lisp (paulgraham.com)
129 points | 2 years ago with 54 comments
1995NeXTstep Manual, Systems Programming with Objective-C and Driver Kit (nextop.de)
120 points | 6 years ago with 78 comments
1995Noam Chomsky: Education is Ignorance (chomsky.info)
119 points | 13 years ago with 53 comments
1995If operating systems were beers (beerme.com)
118 points | 5 months ago with 70 comments
1995The Internet? Bah (newsweek.com)
116 points | 12 years ago with 71 comments
1995How to read Plato (plato-dialogues.org)
116 points | 4 years ago with 73 comments
1995Let's Build a Compiler (xmonader.github.io)
111 points | 3 years ago with 18 comments
1995The Fifty-Nine-Story Crisis (duke.edu)
111 points | 11 years ago with 18 comments
1995Roger Ebert: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (rogerebert.com)
111 points | 10 months ago with 74 comments
1995Finite State Machines in Forth (galileo.phys.virginia.edu)
110 points | 2 years ago with 31 comments
1995How transistors really work (amasci.com)
102 points | 7 years ago with 22 comments
1995The Construction of a Yurt (pbm.com)
101 points | 4 years ago with 54 comments
1995LavaPS: Top, Implemented as a Lava Lamp (isi.edu)
99 points | 2 years ago with 22 comments
1995How to ensure that your program does not run under Windows 95 (ptgmedia.pearsoncmg.com)
98 points | 2 years ago with 44 comments
1995Queues are Databases (arxiv.org)
96 points | 2 years ago with 30 comments
1995Netiquette (tools.ietf.org)
96 points | 8 years ago with 64 comments
1995Social Anarchism or Lifestyle Anarchism (theanarchistlibrary.org)
95 points | 5 months ago with 121 comments
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