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Modern manufacturing and the culture of fixing gadgets

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Modern manufacturing and the culture of fixing gadgets

PostAuthor: N_Savio_P » Tue May 05, 2015 2:10 pm

Professor: Young People Are "Lost Generation" Who Can No Longer Fix Gadgets

antdude points out this story about one of the problems with our ever increasingly disposable world.
"Young people in Britain have become a lost generation who can no longer mend gadgets and appliances because they have grown up in a disposable world, the professor giving this year's Royal Institution Christmas lectures has warned. Danielle George, Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering, at the University of Manchester, claims that the under 40s expect everything to 'just work' and have no idea what to do when things go wrong. Unlike previous generations who would ‘make do and mend’ now young people will just chuck out their faulty appliances and buy new ones. But Prof George claims that many broken or outdated gadgets could be fixed or repurposed with only a brief knowledge of engineering and electronics. "
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Re: Modern manufacturing and the culture of fixing gadgets

PostAuthor: lrmodesar » Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:23 pm

Hi savio......

nicely said.... thank you thousands for referring the talk here..... great.....

Ignorant-young people......just want to work........always lives, breeds, stinks with techno-fundamentalist ideas. For them everything wants to work. True and Fact.

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So being Anti-Ignorant can we solve this.... ???
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