Monday, July 02, 2012

The social and environmental consequences of planned obsolescence | The Rock River Times

As debates rage regarding the location and expansion of landfills, the magnitude and diversity of waste generation is directly tied to the economic organization of society.
The film The Light Bulb Conspiracy, by Cosima Dannoritzer, illustrates the technical capacity to build a light bulb that has exceeded the average lifespan of humans. It has been burning since 1901 in a fire station in Livermore, Calif...


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