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2010Understanding the bin, sbin, usr/bin, usr/sbin split (lists.busybox.net)
2163 points across 4 posts | 1 week ago with 231 comments
2010Land of Lisp (landoflisp.com)
1703 points across 7 posts | 4 months ago with 80 comments
2010Why GNU grep is fast (lists.freebsd.org)
1683 points across 6 posts | 9 annotations | 1 year ago with 35 comments
2010Don't just shorten your URL, make it suspicious and frightening (shadyurl.com)
1037 points across 5 posts | 5 days ago with 52 comments
2010Magnasanti: The Largest and Most Terrifying SimCity (rumorsontheinternets.org)
962 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 105 comments
2010Learn Just a Little Awk (gregable.com)
961 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 2 years ago with 69 comments
2010Ask HN: A New Decade. Any Predictions? (news.ycombinator.com)
908 points | 2 years ago with 437 comments
2010The day Steve Jobs dissed me in a keynote (sive.rs)
681 points | 5 annotations | 2 months ago with 445 comments
2010Chemistry of Cast-Iron Seasoning (sherylcanter.com)
665 points across 4 posts | 6 annotations | 1 year ago with 286 comments
2010Tron Legacy (jtnimoy.net)
657 points | 9 years ago with 143 comments
2010Concise Electronics for Geeks (lcamtuf.coredump.cx)
648 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 49 comments
2010Why do many math books have so much detail and so little enlightenment? (mathoverflow.net)
620 points | 2 annotations | 5 years ago with 260 comments
2010Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed (raptitude.com)
577 points across 2 posts | 10 annotations | 9 months ago with 247 comments
2010Markets are efficient if and only if P=NP (arxiv.org)
546 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 169 comments
2010How Fake Money Saved Brazil (npr.org)
534 points across 3 posts | 3 annotations | 1 year ago with 93 comments
2010Experience: I spent 29 years in solitary confinement (theguardian.com)
531 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 8 months ago with 100 comments
2010Don't just shorten your URL, make it suspicious and frightening (shadyurl.com)
460 points | 11 months ago with 91 comments
2010Readme Driven Development (tom.preston-werner.com)
443 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 1 year ago with 42 comments
2010The day Steve Jobs dissed me in a keynote (sivers.org)
442 points | 8 years ago with 104 comments
2010(How to Write a (Lisp) Interpreter (In Python)) (norvig.com)
432 points across 4 posts | 2 months ago with 9 comments
2010No Copyright Law: The Real Reason for Germany’s Industrial Expansion? (m.spiegel.de)
429 points | 3 years ago with 168 comments
2010God's Number Is 20 (cube20.org)
411 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 3 years ago with 83 comments
2010Steve Jobs: Let's force Amazon to use our payment system (twitter.com)
395 points | 8 months ago with 255 comments
2010The greatest bug I never fixed (blog.makandra.com)
389 points | 8 years ago with 61 comments
2010Blackbird SR-71 Flight Manual (sr-71.org)
385 points | 2 years ago with 149 comments
2010In 2004, Zuckerberg Broke Into a Facebook User's Private Email Account (businessinsider.com)
377 points | 4 years ago with 110 comments
2010I assume I’m below average (sive.rs)
376 points | 1 year ago with 224 comments
2010The Acceleration of Addictiveness (paulgraham.com)
373 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 38 comments
2010Zsync: Differential file downloading over HTTP using the rsync algorithm (zsync.moria.org.uk)
368 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 10 months ago with 28 comments
2010Writing a Simple Operating System From Scratch (cs.bham.ac.uk)
353 points across 2 posts | 5 years ago with 10 comments
2010How to increase your luck surface area (codusoperandi.com)
353 points | 1 year ago with 200 comments
2010B-Heap vs. Binary Heap (queue.acm.org)
337 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 4 years ago with 36 comments
2010Deconstructing K&R C (c.learncodethehardway.org)
329 points across 3 posts | 7 years ago with 70 comments
2010Lessons from Doom (vectorpoem.com)
326 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 5 years ago with 89 comments
2010Adults with ADHD show decreased function in brain dopamine reward pathway (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
324 points | 1 year ago with 330 comments
2010Study shows salaries of young women 8% higher than men in peer group (content.time.com)
315 points | 4 years ago with 264 comments
2010Paul Rand's NeXT Logo (logodesignlove.com)
301 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 1 year ago with 74 comments
2010The Economics of Seinfeld (yadayadayadaecon.com)
297 points across 2 posts | 2 weeks ago with 28 comments
2010My history with Forth and stack machines (yosefk.com)
296 points across 3 posts | 8 annotations | 1 year ago with 25 comments
2010Workman Keyboard Layout (workmanlayout.org)
294 points across 2 posts | 4 annotations | 1 year ago with 231 comments
2010The answer to “Will you mentor me?” is no (pindancing.blogspot.com)
294 points | 2 years ago with 81 comments
2010A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming (aem.umn.edu)
291 points | 4 years ago with 24 comments
2010Does a compiler use all x86 instructions? (pepijndevos.nl)
278 points | 5 years ago with 189 comments
2010Everything you need to know about cryptography in 1 hour (daemonology.net)
275 points | 7 years ago with 97 comments
2010Will It Optimize? (ridiculousfish.com)
275 points across 2 posts | 7 years ago with 26 comments
2010Facebook's Zuckerberg Says the Age of Privacy Is Over (archive.nytimes.com)
274 points | 4 years ago with 96 comments
2010Tabnabbing: A New Type of Phishing Attack (azarask.in)
273 points | 7 years ago with 95 comments
2010The US government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition (slate.com)
271 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 5 years ago with 98 comments
2010On 81st birthday, Oregon man gives company to employees (seattletimes.com)
265 points | 9 years ago with 57 comments
2010Calling NSA to find your encryption key after a few bits were flipped (astroengineer.wordpress.com)
264 points | 3 weeks ago with 122 comments
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