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Graham Jones on To keep customers coming back you have to keep them happy - Reading Post

Graham Jones on To keep customers coming back you have to keep them happy - Reading Post | Obsolescence programmée | Scoop.it
Graham Jones on To keep customers coming back you have to keep them happy
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The conspiracy theorists are basing their ideas on something called 'planned obsolescence', which is a fancy way of saying that an item has a pretend expiry date.
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Planned Obsolescence, as Myth or Reality - New York Times (blog)

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New York Times (blog) Planned Obsolescence, as Myth or Reality New York Times (blog) Among the evidence that Apple is supposedly engaging in the great capitalist sin of “planned obsolescence” — that is, deliberately limiting the useful life of a...
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What is Planned Obsolescence, and How are You Affected by It?

What is Planned Obsolescence, and How are You Affected by It? | Obsolescence programmée | Scoop.it

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Sophia Watson's curator insight, November 4, 2013 2:36 AM

Planned Obsolescence is defined as “a manufacturing decision by a company to make consumer products in such a way that they become out-of-date or useless within a known period of time.” The companies which abuse this lewd strategy are those that manufacture devices that are meant to enhance our digital lifestyle.

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The Light Bulb Conspiracy

"The Light Bulb Conspiracy" is available for free download at the Internet Archive: http://archive.org/details/PlannedObsolescenceDocumentary http://en.ekope...
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