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The End of Obsolescence: Engineering the Post-Consumer Economy

Tuesday, 03/10/2009

Lane Becker (Get Satisfaction), Thor Muller (Get Satisfaction)

 

Consumerism is crashing, but the logic of digital, networked products promises a path forward. The emerging sustainable economy connects a renewed "repair culture" to reputation systems for companies and customers. It leads to the platformization of everything, ultimately allowing digital products to drive an overwhelming share of economic activity. Read more:

 

en.oreilly.com/et2009/public/schedule/detail/7630

 

www.dailyack.com/2009/03/etech-end-of-obsolescence.html

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Taken on March 11, 2009