At the MakerBus we use a lot of LEDs (we bought more than 6000 LEDs in 2014). And while most people have dozens of LEDs in their homes these days, it’s worth thinking about these everyday objects and asking, “What is an LED?” An LED is a Light Emitting Diode first invented by Soviet inventor Oleg […]Read more "What is an LED? A brief history of Light Emitting Diodes"
In the days leading up to the Make-a-thon (a 24 hour live-streamed fundraiser celebrating creativity in London and raising money for the Mother Teresa Catholic School’s robotics team and the MakerBus), we’ll be featuring some of the projects people will be working on during this event. Our first project comes from MakerBus co-founder, Ryan Hunt. […]Read more "Make-a-thon Preview: Non-flammable LED Umbrella"