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reply to post by TXRabbit
So I'm guessing you'll be trashing the PC used to make that post, seeing how it wasted so many resources in development that could have been used on so many other, more tangible things.
I do not believe your reply is very sensible. It suggests black and white arguments. Arguments at the extremes just to make a point.
No, we can keep our laptops and all the other nice things we have worked hard to acquire.
We have the technology to make light globes, toasters, fry-pans and computers that have a very long expected lifetime instead of building with planned obsolescence. So much is wasted just so big corporations can continue to make a buck off our slave backs.
If we were not wasting so much, just think what we could do to help in this world. But yea, OK, argue at the extremes if you must!
Pedit on 3/3/2014 by pheonix358 because: (no reason given)
The thing about it is, I don't think it is necessarily PLANNED obsolescence. Technology evolves at such a fast pace things become obsolete on their own very quickly.
Believe me, it is all planned!