Connecting Curious Dots

On the intersection of technology, culture, and everyday life: My semi-updated space to collect and link my thoughts about interesting things I spot.

Thinking Twice about MacBook Air

I’ll admit, when I first saw Steve Jobs holding "the world’s thinnest laptop" I kind of wanted one, even though my own Powerbook is only 1.5 years old.  Despite the fact that the MacBook Air uses a mercury-free display, has bromide-free and PVC-free circuit boards, and uses less
packaging than past systems, this innovation doesn’t innovate on the short consumer love life of electronics. Ewaste_chrisjordan_2

Some Portraits of Mass Consumption by Chris Jordan may inspire some purchasers already toting several new gadgets to re-evaluate their impluse buys, and/or encourage designers to think twice about sustainable innovations.


3 comments on “Thinking Twice about MacBook Air

  1. Assissotom
    January 17, 2008

    i love is it.

  2. bieber supra
    October 10, 2011

    Liked you on Facebook, too. =)

  3. Hermes Shop
    November 20, 2011

    It’s great to hear from you and see what you’ve been up to. In your blog I feel your enthusiasm for life. thank you.

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This entry was posted on January 16, 2008 by in Art and Activism.
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