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Blogs about LED

Blogs about LED

  • Star Trek, Lego and other things…

    RichardMather

    I’ve tried to deny my inner geek many, many times. I know, to some of you I may seem like the suave, sophisticated, somewhat mysterious man-about-town (jokes) but truth be told I am a geek plain and simple. My passion? Outer Space.

      285 views

    • Supersonic!

      simonjatkinson

      Problem solving is a fascinating fact of life. We all have goals. We all have things we must do and we all have problems to solve. Many problems seem impossible. But solving problems expands the boundaries of what is possible and moves us ever forward. Solutions can also provide unexpected spin-offs.

        432 views

      • 3D Printer Technology Takes Over

        Juliet Rogers

        The world of 3D printing is becoming more prominent. It is amazing what you can create using these machines. Pushing the boundaries of technology inventors and designers are creating prosthetic limbs using 3D printing methods. Creating solid 3-dimensional objects using digital files is now straight forward; limbs such as hands and arms have been completed.

          491 views

        • Engineering with Valyrian Steel

          mikeb01

          What if Valyrian steel actually existed? How would the engineers of Westeros use this metal in their new designs? This article imagines what the practical uses of Valyrian steel might be (alongside sword-making and defeating White Walkers).

            248 views

          • Saving Vultures with Microduino and a Raspberry Pi

            RobbieDunion

            How do you save a species of animals from possible extinction using Microduino and a Raspberry Pi? That is a challenge that the team at Microduino are hoping that they have answered with their new EggDuino project, aimed to save one of the most infamous birds of prey on the planet.

              3049 views

            • What is a micro:bit?

              RobbieDunion

              Unless you were hiding under a rock on Wednesday you will have most likely heard about the BBC’s Make It Digital Initiative, the micro:bit, after the corporation started to distribute of over 1 million of the devices for free to every Year 7 student in the United Kingdom.

                1513 views

              • CNC Build #2. Mechanical Build

                peteroakes

                This is the second video in a series to build and learn about motion control in the form of a CNC router project. In the first post I introduced the project and took you through the build of the base table that the CNC is to sit on. In this post we will build the CNC frame consisting of extruded aluminuim rails based on theOpenBuilds standard and the additional mechanical parts needed to get the X, Y and Z axis all functioning, less the electronics.

                  4816 views