⚠️ PSA to all Germans ⚠️
Starting tomorrow, Telekom and Telefonica will hand over your phone's movement data to the government and other authorities.
It is opt-out, not opt-in!
If you go to Yahoo Japan and search for "3.11", they will donate 10 yen toward reconstruction of affected areas of Tohoku Earthquake #東日本大震災
@Zveryok i don't know how much it has happened but with cell phones (clearly not enough if i don't know), but there is a repair market in Japan for Aibo robot dogs because they were discontinued but there's tons of Aibo parts around to recycle into keeping working Aibos alive.
we're going to need a lot of people who can micro-solder.
But such vendor lock and refusal of provinig spare parts or even diagrams for repair would be soon illegal in some cases, because there a news like EU going to force vendors to make batteries removable or providing tools and materials for repair: https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/1/20893132/european-union-eu-rules-right-to-repair-ecodesign-directive-environmental-spare-parts
Same goes for IT. People will prefer to replace or repair their device in the middle of work, just to get their tech working, instead of waiting hours for dealer to do the same. Especially, if that tech involved with tasks, which cannot be closed or delayed due to work involded.
Re-drafted previous one, because I forgot to put toot into thread.
And to give support to that point, just look at farmers. They are already fed up with vendor locks on their tractors and they prefer to buy old tractor, which can be fixed in the middle of nowhere, instead of waiting hours for dealer to fix it for them. https://jalopnik.com/classic-tractors-from-the-80s-are-becoming-popular-with-1840854969
Someone will miss point in this example, but i'm going to say, that giving a new life of your device gives a better favor to your wallet and for ecology and resources, than buying a new device, because we used a lot of resources to produce new smartphone.
By the way i have example with my phone: Lenovo P780 has broken screen, but i can order new one and replace it, so i can continue using that phone. That happened 3 times, twice because of bad quality replacement, but third one, which i done myself, works great even today!
Right for Repair is essential for us, peoples. Sad to see, that tech back in the 1950-1980's are more repairable, because they can be fixed unlike new phone or laptop, which ends up in trashbin and forced you to buy a new one, as THEY wanted. https://youtu.be/Npd_xDuNi9k
One little detail, second season of Log Horizon aired from October 2014 to March 2015. Around 5-6 years ago to be exact. That news literally got me off the guard, because i never expected to get news about my favourite anime to get 3rd season. Sure, 2020 is crazy year from start!
Nani?!?!?!?! Third season is confirmed?!!! https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2020-01-21/log-horizon-tv-anime-gets-3rd-season-in-october/.155647
For real like Bandcamp is exactly the kind of service we *hoped* the internet would give us: “hey, people make things, they set their own price inc. free, we provide the storefront, you buy it and the money goes to the creator, you get it in a DRM-free format and can play it however you want, we just make money to keep going & improving and aren’t a VC-funded nightmare company of rampant reckless growth that will do something nightmarish and implode.”
We need more media platforms like that.
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