Here are some of our favorite recent posts on Hacker News.


Split across two HN comments, an essay about an unusual approach to programming. This grew into a couple of other threads: first and second.

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A user references a text editor startup from the 1980s. The founder replies, and then a user from back in the day.

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A user’s story about meeting Raymond Smullyan.

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An intellectually curious anesthesiologist’s take on HN.

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A HN user goes on tangent about playing D&D with Gary Gygax’s family and how it cured him of social anxiety.

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Ask HN: What’re the best-designed things you’ve ever used?

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A HN user’s William Gibson story.

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