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The Anthropocene Myth | Jacobin
“The “primary reason” for current combustion of fossil fuels is that “long before the industrial era, a particular primate species learned how to tap the energy reserves stored in detrital carbon.” My learning to walk at the age of one is the reason for me dancing salsa today; when humanity ignited its first dead tree, it could only lead, one million years later, to burning a barrel of oil.”
indie  indieroundup  climatechange  environment  capitalism  notincluded 
march 2015 by laurakalbag
DRM; Or How To Make 30,000-Hour LED Bulbs 'Last' Only One Month
“Want to artificially decrease the lifespan of your product in order to keep your revenue stream intact? DRM's got your back, yo. It never asks, "Why?" It only asks, "Why not?"” By Tim Cushing on TechDirt
drm  sustainability  environment  indie  indieroundup  notincluded 
march 2015 by laurakalbag

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