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2005How to be more productive (aaronsw.com)
698 points across 5 posts | 7 months ago with 1 comments
2005Why Lisp macros are cool, a Perl perspective (lists.warhead.org.uk)
610 points across 6 posts | 1 year ago with 56 comments
2005Google Mars (google.com)
574 points across 3 posts | 1 month ago with 80 comments
2005So you want to be a consultant? (unixwiz.net)
527 points across 4 posts | 9 months ago with 42 comments
2005Why I Hate Frameworks (fredrikholmqvist.com)
525 points | 1 year ago with 295 comments
2005Rewriting Reddit (aaronsw.com)
499 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 26 comments
2005Bit Twiddling Hacks (graphics.stanford.edu)
462 points across 4 posts | 7 months ago with 24 comments
2005BSD vs. Linux (over-yonder.net)
457 points | 6 years ago with 356 comments
2005Being Poor (whatever.scalzi.com)
449 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 216 comments
2005The six dumbest ideas in computer security (ranum.com)
421 points across 3 posts | 4 months ago with 196 comments
2005Larry Page: “I think we should look into acquiring YouTube” (twitter.com)
405 points | 1 year ago with 248 comments
2005Google Will Eat Itself (gwei.org)
390 points across 2 posts | 11 months ago with 131 comments
2005Naked shorting: The curious incident of the shares that didn't exist (euromoney.com)
359 points | 2 years ago with 298 comments
200543 km line of sight with USB WiFi stick (qsl.net)
338 points | 1 year ago with 165 comments
2005The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant (nickbostrom.com)
331 points across 5 posts | 1 year ago with 63 comments
2005Shane Pitman, leader of the warez group Razor 1911: life after prison (defacto2.net)
321 points | 2 months ago with 221 comments
2005Return of the Mac (paulgraham.com)
313 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 181 comments
2005Everyone thinks they're hiring the top 1% (joelonsoftware.com)
286 points | 12 years ago with 106 comments
2005We Are Sorry to Inform You (fang.ece.ufl.edu)
279 points across 2 posts | 11 months ago with 50 comments
2005The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant (nickbostrom.com)
275 points across 4 posts | 4 months ago with 73 comments
2005Sleeve cap ease is bogus (fashion-incubator.com)
242 points | 3 years ago with 39 comments
2005Ontology Is Overrated: Categories, Links, and Tags (shirky.com)
240 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 89 comments
2005Does Visual Studio rot the mind? (charlespetzold.com)
235 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 143 comments
2005Get Me Off Your Fucking Mailing List (scs.stanford.edu)
232 points | 3 years ago with 65 comments
2005Practicing Programming (sites.google.com)
228 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 12 comments
2005K (archive.vector.org.uk)
226 points across 3 posts | 3 years ago with 60 comments
2005The Mathematics Autodidact’s Aid (ams.org)
216 points | 6 years ago with 47 comments
2005Top colleges should select randomly from a pool of ‘good enough’ (chronicle.com)
211 points | 2 years ago with 297 comments
2005Google Will Eat Itself (gwei.org)
208 points | 4 years ago with 65 comments
2005What were Einstein and Gödel talking about? (newyorker.com)
207 points | 6 years ago with 58 comments
2005Making Wrong Code Look Wrong (joelonsoftware.com)
198 points across 2 posts | 8 months ago with 97 comments
2005The Origin of CAR and CDR in Lisp (iwriteiam.nl)
186 points across 2 posts | 5 years ago with 95 comments
2005Why Plan 9 is not dead yet and what we can learn from it (cs.unm.edu)
184 points | 8 years ago with 79 comments
2005NP-Complete Problems and Physical Reality (arxiv.org)
182 points across 2 posts | 7 years ago with 33 comments
2005Why is the DOS path character "\"? (web.archive.org)
182 points | 2 years ago with 158 comments
2005A View of Mathematics (alainconnes.org)
179 points | 5 years ago with 28 comments
2005The Psychology of Human Misjudgment (web.archive.org)
178 points | 6 years ago with 39 comments
2005Programmers Need To Learn Statistics Or I Will Kill Them All (zedshaw.com)
174 points | 14 years ago with 116 comments
2005Design and Implementation of a Win32 Text Editor (catch22.net)
173 points | 6 years ago with 51 comments
2005Forgotten Language: Jorf could have been Python or Ruby (ralsina.me)
170 points | 7 years ago with 69 comments
2005Accelerando (antipope.org)
169 points | 5 months ago with 81 comments
2005A Rocket to Nowhere (idlewords.com)
164 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 14 comments
2005This Is Water (fs.blog)
163 points | 1 year ago with 75 comments
2005AMD Killed the Itanium (utcc.utoronto.ca)
162 points | 3 months ago with 236 comments
2005The Black Death: The Greatest Catastrophe (historytoday.com)
160 points | 7 years ago with 159 comments
2005McCarthy's Ambiguous Operator (randomhacks.net)
157 points | 4 years ago with 42 comments
2005Why most published research findings are false (journals.plos.org)
157 points | 7 months ago with 80 comments
2005Maze Design (cgl.uwaterloo.ca)
156 points | 4 years ago with 32 comments
2005Practical Common Lisp (gigamonkeys.com)
156 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 43 comments
2005The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web (webtypography.net)
152 points | 5 years ago with 35 comments
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