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2018User In Yer Face, a worst-practise UI experiment (userinyerface.com)
2346 points across 4 posts | 1 year ago with 113 comments
2018Turning a MacBook into a touchscreen with $1 of hardware (anishathalye.com)
2233 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 90 comments
2018Why nobody ever wins the car at the mall (thehustle.co)
1623 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 247 comments
2018Japan's Hometown Tax (kalzumeus.com)
1447 points across 3 posts | 8 months ago with 357 comments
2018Most of what you read on the internet is written by insane people (reddit.com)
1395 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 81 comments
2018Virtual DOM is pure overhead (svelte.dev)
1356 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 322 comments
2018C Is Not a Low-level Language (queue.acm.org)
1323 points across 5 posts | 7 months ago with 393 comments
2018Pure Bash Bible (github.com)
1228 points across 3 posts | 9 months ago with 101 comments
2018Deprecation of OpenGL and OpenCL (developer.apple.com)
1199 points across 5 posts | 1 year ago with 55 comments
2018The Bullshit Web (pxlnv.com)
1193 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 107 comments
2018Software Disenchantment (tonsky.me)
1164 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 132 comments
2018Designing Windows 95’s User Interface (socket3.wordpress.com)
1098 points across 4 posts | 1 year ago with 171 comments
2018Game Boy Camera Canon EF Lens Mount (ekeler.com)
1095 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 62 comments
2018Make Front End Shit Again (makefrontendshitagain.party)
1070 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 169 comments
2018Student photographs people with hidden spy cam in the 1890s (boredpanda.com)
1065 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 192 comments
2018Open source is not about you (gist.github.com)
1049 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 205 comments
2018You want to know something about how bullshit insane our brains are? (twitter.com)
1004 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 255 comments
2018Guidelines for Brutalist Web Design (brutalist-web.design)
953 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 115 comments
2018A Spectre Is Haunting Unicode (dampfkraft.com)
944 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 177 comments
2018JPEG of Shakespeare is also a zip file containing his complete works (twitter.com)
871 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 26 comments
2018How HTTPS Works (howhttps.works)
845 points across 4 posts | 8 months ago with 25 comments
2018The vintage beauty of Soviet control rooms (designyoutrust.com)
839 points across 3 posts | 2 years ago with 98 comments
2018The City of Seattle accidentally gave me 32M emails for $40 (mchap.io)
836 points across 2 posts | 6 months ago with 217 comments
2018Tea if by sea, cha if by land: Why the world only has two words for tea (qz.com)
798 points across 2 posts | 9 months ago with 3 comments
2018Let's remove Quaternions from every 3D Engine (marctenbosch.com)
772 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 37 comments
2018The lost art of lacing cable (thebroadcastbridge.com)
771 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 170 comments
2018Eloquent JavaScript 3rd Edition (eloquentjavascript.net)
767 points | 4 years ago with 185 comments
2018Decoded: GNU Coreutils (maizure.org)
757 points across 3 posts | 8 months ago with 123 comments
2018The average age of a successful startup founder is 45 (hbr.org)
720 points across 4 posts | 2 years ago with 6 comments
2018Slack is the opposite of organizational memory (abe-winter.github.io)
712 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 191 comments
2018Inventor says Google is patenting work he put in the public domain (arstechnica.com)
690 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 15 comments
2018Apple execs: Let's take a 30% cut of Uber and Lyft's membership programs (twitter.com)
685 points | 2 years ago with 719 comments
2018Fantasy Map Generator (azgaar.github.io)
684 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 24 comments
2018Professor Frisby's mostly adequate guide to functional programming (mostly-adequate.gitbooks.io)
677 points across 2 posts | 4 years ago with 51 comments
2018The man who produced Steve Jobs’ keynotes for 20 years (cake.co)
674 points | 3 years ago with 196 comments
2018A List of Hacker News's Undocumented Features and Behaviors (github.com)
673 points | 3 years ago with 266 comments
2018CPU Bugs (danluu.com)
660 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 20 comments
2018Color: From Hexcodes to Eyeballs (jamie-wong.com)
658 points across 2 posts | 5 months ago with 9 comments
2018How to parent more predictably (jefftk.com)
655 points across 2 posts | 9 months ago with 76 comments
2018The Church of Interruption (sambleckley.com)
647 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 95 comments
2018Learning to See in the Dark (github.com)
645 points | 4 years ago with 170 comments
2018American tech giants are making life tough for startups (economist.com)
645 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 128 comments
2018Myths Programmers Believe about CPU Caches (software.rajivprab.com)
643 points across 4 posts | 11 months ago with 138 comments
2018The Tools I Use to Write Books (thorstenball.com)
640 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 36 comments
2018Notes on structured concurrency, or: Go statement considered harmful (vorpus.org)
631 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 119 comments
2018Artificial Intelligence: The Revolution Hasn’t Happened Yet (medium.com)
622 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 89 comments
2018Why aren't there C conferences? (nullprogram.com)
619 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 184 comments
2018Fibonacci Hashing: An optimization that the world forgot (probablydance.com)
607 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 62 comments
2018Tesla won’t give drivers their own crash data without a court order (consumeraffairs.com)
606 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 117 comments
2018Apple execs describe a “unique arrangement” with Netflix (twitter.com)
602 points | 2 years ago with 274 comments
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