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2002Reforming the Mathematical Language of Physics (geocalc.clas.asu.edu)
82 points across 2 posts | 9 years ago with 20 comments
2002The geeks who saved Usenet (salon.com)
81 points | 3 years ago with 33 comments
2002Esperanto is not my favourite artificial language (miresperanto.com)
80 points | 1 year ago with 97 comments
2002Eddie's Ink Chip Hack (eddiem.com)
80 points | 3 years ago with 22 comments
2002Testimony of Ms. Soon Ok Lee (judiciary.senate.gov)
79 points | 10 years ago with 83 comments
2002Obtaining Antibiotics without a Prescription (nejm.org)
79 points | 10 years ago with 95 comments
2002Pattern Theory: The Mathematics of Perception (arxiv.org)
77 points | 1 year ago with 12 comments
2002How Judy arrays work and why they are so fast (judy.sourceforge.net)
77 points | 4 years ago with 13 comments
2002Sea water district cooling feasibility analysis for Hawaii [pdf] (energy.hawaii.gov)
76 points | 3 years ago with 40 comments
2002Fast Functional Lists, Hash-Lists, Deques and Variable Length Arrays [pdf] (trout.me.uk)
74 points | 1 year ago with 10 comments
2002Last Resort Font (mirror.informatimago.com)
73 points | 3 years ago with 6 comments
2002Anatomy of a Firework (pbs.org)
73 points | 1 year ago with 24 comments
2002When do people learn languages? (zompist.com)
72 points | 2 years ago with 91 comments
2002The Panopticon Singularity (antipope.org)
72 points | 6 years ago with 4 comments
2002Common Lisp Runtime Redefinition (tiborsimko.org)
71 points | 6 years ago with 31 comments
2002Taste for Makers (paulgraham.com)
70 points | 9 years ago with 21 comments
2002How to Write a Better Weblog (alistapart.com)
70 points | 3 years ago with 8 comments
2002Acne vulgaris: a disease of Western civilization (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
69 points | 5 years ago with 58 comments
2002Make a Joule Thief (bigclive.com)
69 points | 2 years ago with 39 comments
2002Knuth 3:16 (larry.denenberg.com)
68 points | 8 years ago with 20 comments
2002"My team will be able to program circles around everyone else" (tech.groups.yahoo.com)
66 points | 13 years ago with 52 comments
2002Shelling Out: The Origins of Money (fermatslibrary.com)
66 points | 6 years ago with 40 comments
2002Why does it take so long to mend an escalator? (lrb.co.uk)
66 points | 5 years ago with 89 comments
2002The Rete Matching Algorithm (drdobbs.com)
66 points | 8 years ago with 21 comments
2002Consciousness and its Place in Nature (consc.net)
65 points | 7 years ago with 71 comments
2002Reforming the Mathematical Language of Physics (worrydream.com)
65 points | 3 years ago with 15 comments
2002Why are libraries destroying books? (theguardian.com)
65 points | 5 years ago with 75 comments
2002'My team will be able to program circles around everyone else' (lemonodor.com)
64 points | 3 years ago with 67 comments
2002You Can Load a Die, but You Can’t Bias a Coin (stat.columbia.edu)
63 points across 2 posts | 8 years ago with 18 comments
2002Can a biologist fix a radio? Or, what I learned while studying apoptosis (cell.com)
63 points | 2 years ago with 21 comments
2002Packrat Parsing (pdos.csail.mit.edu)
63 points | 4 years ago with 8 comments
2002Commoditize your complements (joelonsoftware.com)
62 points | 3 years ago with 25 comments
2002Paul Graham provides answer to spam emails (infoworld.com)
61 points | 5 years ago with 33 comments
2002My Lisp Experiences and the Development of GNU Emacs (gnu.org)
60 points | 5 years ago with 3 comments
2002Organizational Blueprints for Success in High-Tech Startups (cmr.berkeley.edu)
59 points | 5 years ago with 3 comments
2002Flaw of Averages (hbr.org)
59 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 17 comments
2002Design: the key to writing and advising a one-draft thesis (cs.tufts.edu)
58 points | 4 years ago with 6 comments
2002Mathematics in the 20th Century (math.tamu.edu)
58 points | 5 years ago with 8 comments
2002The Roots of Lisp (slackwise.net)
57 points | 9 years ago with 11 comments
2002Web Programming with Continuations (thelackthereof.org)
56 points | 5 years ago with 35 comments
2002Goats on Acid (cabinetmagazine.org)
56 points | 8 years ago with 14 comments
2002Halcyon Days: Interviews with Classic Computer and Video Game Programmers (dadgum.com)
56 points | 7 years ago with 6 comments
2002A Shallow Introduction to the K Programming Language (web.archive.org)
55 points | 4 years ago with 18 comments
2002Kayak co-founder Paul English on "hiring religion" (paulenglish.com)
55 points | 13 years ago with 9 comments
2002Measuring the Earth with Traceroute (arxiv.org)
55 points | 2 years ago with 20 comments
2002Effects of moderate alcohol on fasting insulin and insulin sensitivity (jamanetwork.com)
54 points | 2 years ago with 28 comments
2002Human Universals (condor.depaul.edu)
54 points | 4 years ago with 12 comments
2002Smiley Lore :-) (cs.cmu.edu)
54 points | 2 years ago with 20 comments
2002The Top 30 Problems with the Big Bang Theory (spaceandmotion.com)
53 points | 2 years ago with 0 comments
2002256b.htm Competition (wildmag.de)
53 points | 8 years ago with 8 comments
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