Polaroid Inventor Edwin Land Gave Us More Than Just Instant Photos #MakerEducation

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Fascinating piece on Inventor Edwin Land from SmithsonianMagazine.

It probably happens every minute of the day: A little girl demands to see the photo her parent has just taken of her. Today, thanks to smartphones and other digital cameras, we can see snapshots immediately, whether we want to or not. But in 1944 when 3-year-old Jennifer Land asked to see the family vacation photo that her dad had just taken, the technology didn’t exist. So her dad, Edwin Land, invented it.

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