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+ - Robot Turtles teaches preschoolers to code before they learn to read->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "In the category of start 'em young, ThinkFun is releasing Robot Turtles, a board game that teaches kids as young as three how to code. Created by a former Googler, Robot Turtles was a Kickstarter sensation, breaking the record as most backed board game ever. Buzz is big in tech and education circles as seen by this Mashable story that's been shared more than 7,300 times."
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+ - Why every news story about patents gets it wrong->

Submitted by danshapiro
danshapiro (529921) writes "Just about every Slashdot article on patents is wrong. That's because the title and abstract have almost nothing to do with the patented material. Once you know the secret of reading patents the way the USPTO does, you'll know the real truth — and can crank through a patent in just about 60 seconds."
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