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Planned Obsolescence: How Companies Encourage Hyperconsumption » OWNI.eu, News, Augmented

Planned Obsolescence: How Companies Encourage Hyperconsumption » OWNI.eu, News, Augmented | planned obsolescence | Scoop.it
Manufacturers are resorting to thousands of techniques to trap consumers in an endless cycle of buying more, by supplying products that soon become unusable or beyond repair | OWNI.eu, News, Augmented...
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'Designed to fail' electronics a global problem | Sci-Tech | DW.DE | 09.11.2012

'Designed to fail' electronics a global problem | Sci-Tech | DW.DE | 09.11.2012 | planned obsolescence | Scoop.it
Many companies deliberately shorten product lifespans to ensure consumers continue spending. 'Built-in' or 'planned obsolescence' may be a savvy business strategy, but it hurts consumers and people in poorer countries.
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Governments Promote Planned Obsolescence, Too

Governments Promote Planned Obsolescence, Too | planned obsolescence | Scoop.it
When we think of planned obsolescence, we usually think of corporations using savvy marketing techniques to get us to buy the latest gizmo or gadget.
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Matériel › L’obsolescence déprogrammée — L’histoire de Julien H. › GreenIT.fr

Matériel › L’obsolescence déprogrammée — L’histoire de Julien H. › GreenIT.fr | planned obsolescence | Scoop.it
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au travers d'une histoire vraie, des liens et des inspirations sont données, une efficacité qui fait plaisir !

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The Shady World of Repair Manuals: Copyrighting for Planned Obsolescence | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

The Shady World of Repair Manuals: Copyrighting for Planned Obsolescence | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | planned obsolescence | Scoop.it
Toshiba has discovered a new way to enforce such planned obsolescence by cutting the repair market off from critical service information.
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Ecologic présente : le cycle de vie des équipements électriques et électroniques, le film ! | zegreenweb

Ecologic présente : le cycle de vie des équipements électriques et électroniques, le film ! | zegreenweb | planned obsolescence | Scoop.it
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The high cost of our throwaway culture

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In the second of a two-part series, Gaia Vince explains how consumerism is draining the planet of its resources, and why it is time to act more responsibly. (Circular economic growth uncoupled from finite-resource-use & planned obsolescence.
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Don't rely solely on your electronics - The News-Press

Don't rely solely on your electronics - The News-Press | planned obsolescence | Scoop.it
Don't rely solely on your electronics
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Prior to the advent of electronic aids to navigation (radar, GPS, loran), piloting and determining a boat's position was accomplished by use of a few simple tools.
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