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2007Psychology of Intelligence Analysis (cia.gov)
635 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 17 comments
2007Will MySpace ever lose its monopoly? (theguardian.com)
534 points | 4 years ago with 315 comments
2007Why is Maxwell's theory so hard to understand? (damtp.cam.ac.uk)
514 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 144 comments
2007How Not to Die (paulgraham.com)
508 points across 2 posts | 16 annotations | 2 years ago with 130 comments
2007Holding a Program in One's Head (paulgraham.com)
483 points across 3 posts | 9 annotations | 4 years ago with 79 comments
2007Microsoft Is Dead (paulgraham.com)
440 points across 4 posts | 18 annotations | 1 year ago with 82 comments
2007Beej's Guide to C Programming (beej.us)
427 points | 5 years ago with 79 comments
2007'I've Got Nothing to Hide' and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy (papers.ssrn.com)
422 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 1 year ago with 83 comments
2007Work Hard (terrytao.wordpress.com)
416 points | 1 year ago with 188 comments
2007I don't know, Timmy, being God is a big responsibility (qntm.org)
401 points | 1 year ago with 158 comments
2007Coal Ash Is More Radioactive Than Nuclear Waste (scientificamerican.com)
368 points across 2 posts | 7 months ago with 7 comments
2007Seemingly impossible functional programs (math.andrej.com)
359 points across 3 posts | 5 annotations | 11 months ago with 45 comments
2007How to Write a Spelling Corrector (norvig.com)
349 points across 4 posts | 6 months ago with 12 comments
2007“Intel Core 2 bugs will assuredly be exploitable from userland code” (marc.info)
342 points across 2 posts | 4 annotations | 4 years ago with 118 comments
2007What every programmer should know about memory, Part 1 (lwn.net)
332 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 26 comments
2007The Rule of 72 (betterexplained.com)
323 points | 6 years ago with 92 comments
2007Why Good Developers Are Promoted into Unhappiness (robwalling.com)
313 points | 3 years ago with 222 comments
2007Shor, I’ll do it (scottaaronson.blog)
308 points | 3 annotations | 2 months ago with 48 comments
2007My National Security Letter Gag Order (washingtonpost.com)
307 points | 11 years ago with 60 comments
2007Introduction to Operating System Abstractions Using Plan 9 from Bell Labs (lsub.org)
306 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 1 comments
2007How Shor's Algorithm works (scottaaronson.com)
293 points | 5 years ago with 17 comments
2007Game Theory (oyc.yale.edu)
285 points | 1 year ago with 43 comments
2007A regular expression to check for prime numbers (noulakaz.net)
285 points | 6 months ago with 120 comments
2007Why Open Source Misses the Point of Free Software (gnu.org)
277 points | 3 years ago with 399 comments
2007I Think You're Fat (esquire.com)
274 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 10 years ago with 111 comments
2007Why blurring sensitive information is a bad idea (dheera.net)
265 points | 2 annotations | 8 years ago with 124 comments
2007Britney Spears' Guide to Semiconductor Physics (britneyspears.ac)
262 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 112 comments
2007Steve Jobs emails Eric Schmidt (twitter.com)
261 points | 1 year ago with 202 comments
2007Resistor Noise Can Be Deafening, and Hard to Reduce (analog.com)
260 points | 2 annotations | 1 year ago with 106 comments
2007Medical researcher discovers integration, gets 75 citations (fliptomato.wordpress.com)
254 points across 2 posts | 4 annotations | 1 year ago with 116 comments
2007Risk Everything (web.archive.org)
244 points | 3 annotations | 1 month ago with 134 comments
2007Goto (beej.us)
243 points | 11 months ago with 201 comments
2007The $200 Billion Rip-Off: Our broadband future was stolen (pbs.org)
241 points | 8 years ago with 237 comments
2007The Sun seen through the Earth in “neutrino light” (strangepaths.com)
240 points | 2 years ago with 117 comments
2007Bizarro World: World Record Tetris (boston.com)
236 points | 8 years ago with 75 comments
2007Scroogled (scroogle.org)
235 points | 10 years ago with 80 comments
2007The Strange Story of Dual_EC_DRBG – suspected NSA backdoor (schneier.com)
233 points | 9 years ago with 75 comments
2007Zoomquilt 2 (zoomquilt2.com)
231 points | 1 year ago with 63 comments
2007What's all this fuss about Erlang? (pragprog.com)
231 points | 5 years ago with 188 comments
2007End Software Patents (endsoftpatents.org)
226 points | 3 years ago with 198 comments
2007Intel in Macs (apple.com)
222 points | 2 years ago with 136 comments
2007Pmarca Guide to Personal Productivity (pmarchive.com)
221 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 2 years ago with 9 comments
2007Top ten algorithms in data mining (some-docs.googlecode.com)
218 points | 9 years ago with 41 comments
2007What Every Programmer Should Know About Memory (akkadia.org)
214 points | 3 years ago with 97 comments
2007Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. (michaelpollan.com)
214 points | 5 years ago with 179 comments
2007The Axiom of Choice Is Wrong (cornellmath.wordpress.com)
213 points across 3 posts | 6 annotations | 5 years ago with 149 comments
2007MySpace, Skype announce partnership (msnbc.msn.com)
213 points | 11 years ago with 45 comments
2007Address to the American Psychological Association on Men (denisdutton.com)
211 points across 2 posts | 5 years ago with 81 comments
2007The secret Thinkpad powerbutton code to bring dead laptops back to life (masnick.com)
210 points | 1 year ago with 76 comments
2007Architecture of a Database System (db.cs.berkeley.edu)
210 points | 4 years ago with 13 comments
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