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Submission + - 200th Birthday of Ada Lovelace today. (wikipedia.org)

sbaker writes: Ada Lovelace — considered by some to be the worlds' first computer programmer, and because Charles Babbage was more interested in improving his designs than getting something working — she was also quite possibly the most frustrated programmer because she didn't have anything to run her code on.
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Submission + - 3D Printers become affordable to the masses

sbaker writes: "3D Printers (or 'Rapid prototyping machines') can produce arbitary three dimensional objects in plastic or sometimes metal directly from a CAD model — just like printing a picture on your trusty inkjet. These nifty gadgets typically cost a prohibitive $20k — but what happens if such things cost just $5k. Once this baby hits the streets, other manufacturers will have to follow. Did the world just change?"

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