Founder of 4chan creates webcam spy blocker for GE's first '3D Printing Day'

Chris Poole, widely known as “moot”, has put together what’s being called Spy Block , a small clip that slips over your laptop’s webcam to make sure that no one is watching you. 

GE is trying to give 3D printing its very own day of celebration, and it’s brought together a small group of celebrities to create and give away designs to kick the day off. Al Roker, Red Sox pitcher Craig Breslow, and 4chan creator Chris Poole — widely known as “moot” — are among the names participating in the first “3D Printing Day,” which is being put together in a collaboration between industry members including GE, Makerbot, 3D Systems, and Autodesk. The event will take place next Tuesday, on December 3rd (3D on D3, as GE’s putting it). “3D-printing is real now,” says Poole. “It’s serious, useful, … utilitarian.”

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