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2002Types and Programming Languages (mitpress.mit.edu)
147 points | 2 years ago with 28 comments
2002Security in Plan 9 (9p.io)
145 points | 1 year ago with 63 comments
2002Hypercomputation: Computing more than the Turing machine (arxiv.org)
143 points | 6 years ago with 70 comments
2002Deming's Red Bead Experiment (maaw.info)
140 points | 2 years ago with 64 comments
2002Rubbish (wweek.com)
138 points | 6 years ago with 30 comments
2002The IPv6 mess (cr.yp.to)
136 points across 2 posts | 10 months ago with 129 comments
2002HyperCard: What Could Have Been (wired.com)
135 points | 4 years ago with 56 comments
2002Obfuscated Tiny C Compiler (bellard.org)
134 points | 6 years ago with 41 comments
2002Table Oriented Programming (web.archive.org)
126 points | 2 years ago with 86 comments
2002Esoteric Topics in Computer Programming (web.archive.org)
126 points | 7 years ago with 87 comments
2002Table-oriented programming (oocities.org)
122 points | 8 years ago with 64 comments
2002Water drinking acutely improves orthostatic tolerance in healthy subjects (pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
121 points | 2 years ago with 68 comments
2002Norvig's Law (norvig.com)
121 points | 1 year ago with 63 comments
2002Acne Vulgaris: A Disease of Western Civilization (jamanetwork.com)
119 points | 6 years ago with 164 comments
2002Fire and Motion (joelonsoftware.com)
119 points across 2 posts | 9 months ago with 6 comments
2002The fastest and shortest algorithm for all well-defined problems (researchgate.net)
119 points | 3 years ago with 24 comments
2002URL obfuscation (pc-help.org)
117 points | 6 years ago with 25 comments
2002The Real Heroes Are Dead (newyorker.com)
113 points | 7 years ago with 44 comments
2002The Video Game Software Wizardry of Id (spectrum.ieee.org)
113 points | 6 years ago with 32 comments
2002Tree.h in OpenBSD: dependency-free intrusive binary tree (github.com)
112 points | 3 years ago with 36 comments
2002Yahoo admits mangling e-mail (web.archive.org)
111 points | 1 year ago with 46 comments
2002Security in Plan 9 (css.csail.mit.edu)
111 points | 4 years ago with 12 comments
2002Make figures and presentations that are friendly to Colorblind people (jfly.uni-koeln.de)
110 points | 2 years ago with 34 comments
2002“Considered Harmful” Essays Considered Harmful (meyerweb.com)
109 points | 1 year ago with 108 comments
2002MinUnit – A minimal unit testing framework for C (jera.com)
108 points | 5 years ago with 55 comments
2002Shelling Out: The Origins of Money (nakamotoinstitute.org)
105 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 28 comments
2002The Impact of Zoning on Housing Affordability (nber.org)
104 points | 6 years ago with 99 comments
2002Increased risk of traffic accidents in subjects with latent toxoplasmosis (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
101 points | 2 years ago with 61 comments
2002The Darknet and the Future of Content Distribution (msl1.mit.edu)
100 points | 6 years ago with 65 comments
2002Will it rot my students' brains if they use Mathematica? (theodoregray.com)
99 points | 2 years ago with 163 comments
2002An Animal’s Place (michaelpollan.com)
99 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 67 comments
20021491 (theatlantic.com)
98 points across 2 posts | 8 years ago with 18 comments
2002The Case Against Delaware (newrepublic.com)
98 points | 5 years ago with 40 comments
2002Anarchists in the Spanish Civil War (isreview.org)
97 points | 6 years ago with 86 comments
2002The P=?NP Poll (cs.umd.edu)
97 points | 7 years ago with 83 comments
2002How I lost my faith in Lisp (groups.google.com)
96 points | 5 years ago with 60 comments
2002The Fastest and Shortest Algorithm for All Well-Defined Problems (arxiv-vanity.com)
95 points | 4 years ago with 14 comments
2002Not the comp.text.sgml FAQ (flightlab.com)
94 points | 6 years ago with 39 comments
2002Some Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Moon (fermatslibrary.com)
94 points | 7 years ago with 41 comments
2002NASA's Through-Hole Workmanship Req (workmanship.nasa.gov)
93 points | 3 years ago with 59 comments
2002It's the Effect Size, Stupid: What effect size is and why it is important (leeds.ac.uk)
92 points | 5 years ago with 7 comments
2002Richard Bellman on the Birth of Dynamic Programming (pubsonline.informs.org)
91 points | 5 years ago with 10 comments
2002The Emacs Commune (oreilly.com)
90 points | 9 years ago with 24 comments
2002A Gentle Introduction to Ted Nelson's ZigZag Structure (nongnu.org)
89 points | 3 years ago with 34 comments
2002The Design of the NetBSD I/O Subsystems (arxiv.org)
89 points | 2 years ago with 2 comments
2002An Introduction to Tensors for Students of Physics and Engineering (grc.nasa.gov)
88 points | 9 years ago with 21 comments
2002The Law of Leaky Abstractions (joelonsoftware.com)
87 points | 10 years ago with 31 comments
2002Google's Toughest Search Is for a Business Model (nytimes.com)
85 points | 8 years ago with 47 comments
2002Origin Of The Abbreviation I18n (i18nguy.com)
84 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 28 comments
2002A gentle introduction to the FFT (earlevel.com)
83 points | 2 years ago with 24 comments
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