Is planned obsolescence in technology helping or hurting consumers, and who’s to blame? Scott Johnson and Ars Technica’s Annalee Newitz share their thoughts!
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2 thoughts on “DTNS 2848 – Time Is Of The Obsolescence”
Maybe You Tube content providers need to unionize. Threaten to pull their content collectively unless You Tube capitulates and signs a contract. I imagine the Screen Writers Guild might have some advice on that. How long could You Tube make money if the only content they had was the Darth Vader light saber boy or the Numa Numa Guy?
Thanks for talking about the mentality of disposable tech.
Only when tech authorities, such a yourselves start encouraging people not to ‘upgrade’ – (read – throw away old unit) every release cycle, will people feel they are not somehow un-hip.