Top papers and documents on Hacker News in the last month. Updated weekly.

1. How to recognize AI snake oil

cs.princeton.edu • 858 points

13. Unix for Poets

cs.upc.edu • 116 points

14. Inside Macintosh

weihenstephan.org • 112 points

15. Security in Plan 9

css.csail.mit.edu • 112 points

24. Optical Proof of Work

arxiv.org • 81 points

29. SoftBank Next 30-Year Vision

cdn.group.softbank • 66 points

33. Surveillance Giants

amnesty.org • 55 points1 citation

34. Oral History of Ken Thompson

archive.computerhistory.org • 56 points

35. How Is Disinformation Gaming Ad Tech?

disinformationindex.org • 55 points

36. Pascal's Mugging

nickbostrom.com • 54 points

39. Positional Drum Notation

stanford.edu • 46 points

63. Building Fast Fuzzers

arxiv.org • 14 points

64. The Dating Market

gallery.mailchimp.com • 12 points

66. The Computer and the Brain

ia800800.us.archive.org • 11 points1 citation

69. Life's Irreducible Structure

informationphilosopher.com • 9 points

73. Our Changeable Memories

staff.washington.edu • 7 points

75. Flight 1080

tristar500.net • 7 points

77. Aliens cause global warming

stephenschneider.stanford.edu • 6 points1 citation

78. PagedOut Issue 2 Out

pagedout.institute • 6 points

84. SJW attack survival guide

voxday.net • 5 points

86. ThoughtWorks Technology Radar Volume 21

assets.thoughtworks.com • 5 points

87. Terrence Tao – An Introduction to Measure Theory

terrytao.files.wordpress.com • 5 points