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Submission + - Let kids do 3D design with BlocksCAD (kickstarter.com)

Enry writes: To make good shapes you can send to a 3D printer, you need to either know how to draw or how to code. BlocksCAD takes a different route and uses an interface similar to MIT's Scratch which makes it easy for kids or adults with no prior CAD experience to start designing. The end product will be released under an open source license and will run from within a browser, making it easy for anyone to start designing (a standalone desktop app is a stretch goal).

Submission + - Barnes & Noble to spin off Nook? (yahoo.com)

Enry writes: Maybe the Nook isn't doing as well for B&N as hoped:

"The bookseller has been banking on the Nook for growth, so news that holiday sales of the basic touchscreen e-reader were disappointing raised investors' fears that Barnes & Noble was struggling to keep up with Amazon.com Inc's Kindle."

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