Top documents and papers on Hacker News in 2018.

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5. The Periodic Table of Data Structures

stratos.seas.harvard.edu • 602 points

16. The Awk Programming Language

ia802309.us.archive.org • 370 points2 citations

19. The $25B eigenvector

rose-hulman.edu • 342 points2 citations

22. NSA posters from the 50s and 60s

governmentattic.org • 380 points

28. How to Write a Technical Paper

pdfs.semanticscholar.org • 362 points

36. Do you need a blockchain?

eprint.iacr.org • 195 points7 citations

41. The Making of Prince of Persia

jordanmechner.com • 302 points

42. PID Without a PhD

wescottdesign.com • 301 points

43. Zip Trees

arxiv.org • 301 points

48. Essential C

cslibrary.stanford.edu • 285 points

54. Apple File System Reference

developer.apple.com • 248 points1 citation

55. How to find hidden cameras

tentacle.franken.de • 265 points

57. The Matrix Cookbook

math.uwaterloo.ca • 259 points

62. A Wandering Mind Is an Unhappy Mind

greatergood.berkeley.edu • 231 points1 citation

63. The original pitch for Diablo

graybeardgames.com • 241 points

69. It Takes Two Neurons to Ride a Bicycle

paradise.caltech.edu • 236 points

78. Bayes’ Theorem in the 21st Century

web.ipac.caltech.edu • 228 points

85. How to scale a distributed system

cdn.oreillystatic.com • 214 points

86. Bandit Algorithms Book

downloads.tor-lattimore.com • 198 points1 citation

95. How to write Mathematics

math.utah.edu • 199 points

98. Evolution of Emacs Lisp

iro.umontreal.ca • 194 points