The Hacker Classics


65 bookmarks. First posted by shawnpresser february 2018.


The stories that occasionally surface on news.yc when someone goes diving into the stacks. It includes every HN post with a date like "(1999)" in its title that has earned more than 40 votes.
october 2019 by tobyoxborrow
Hacker News is no different from most of today's web in emphasizing what's new. When you're following a bunch of feeds, it's easy to forget that the web is the greatest library in the history of the world—and that a good library doesn't just have a rack of newspapers, it has a vast collection of books and archives: the stacks.
knowledge_repos 
march 2018 by zool
Old articles and scientific research surfaced through Hacker News.

Some of this stuff is from the early 1900s.
tech  science  history 
march 2018 by sandykoe
The stories that occasionally surface on Hacker News when someone goes diving into the stacks. It includes every HN post with a date like "(1999)" in its title that has earned more than 40 votes.
zm:link 
february 2018 by MrMartineau
Hacker News is no different from most of today's web in emphasizing what's new. When you're following a bunch of feeds, it's easy to forget that the web is the greatest library in the history of the world—and that a good library doesn't just have a rack of newspapers, it has a vast collection of books and archives: the stacks.
Here, then, are the stories that occasionally surface on news.yc when someone goes diving into the stacks. It includes every HN post with a date like "(1999)" in its title that has earned more than 40 votes. You can see how this page is built on Github.
hackernews 
february 2018 by Chirael
How to Study Physics (1949)
hackernews 
february 2018 by demon386
Hacker News is no different from most of today's web in emphasizing what's new. When you're following a bunch of feeds, it's easy to forget that the web is the greatest library in the history of the world—and that a good library doesn't just have a rack of newspapers, it has a vast collection of books and archives: the stacks.

Here, then, are the stories that occasionally surface on news.yc when someone goes diving into the stacks. It includes every HN post with a date like "(1999)" in its title that has earned more than 40 votes. You can see how this page is built on Github.

via HN (obvs): https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16442888
hackernews  history 
february 2018 by richardneish
Tesla: Art of Transmitting Electrical Energy through the Natural Mediums (1900)
february 2018 by jurnalanas