June 7, 2014
Almost since the birth of consumer society, many voices have criticized that the useful life of industrially manufactured products is shortened by their own manufacturers, causing all kinds of breakdowns in them to ensure a constant demand. This phenomenon, baptized as programmed obsolescence, has been denied by the industry ad nauseam, but the truth is that there are numerous examples that seem to agree with those who defend its existence.
Below you will find a list published on the “Scientific Eye” blog, with seven products in mass use suspected of being part of this vicious cycle of planned obsolescence.
via Seven products that seem designed to fail – ABC.es.
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