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Made to break : technology and obsolescence in America

作者: Giles Slade
出版商: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2006.
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"Made to Break is a history of twentieth-century technology as seen through the prism of obsolescence. America invented disposability, Giles Slade tells us, and he explains how this concept was in fact a necessary condition for the nation's rejection of tradition and our acceptance of change and impermanence. His book shows us the ideas behind obsolescence at work in such American milestones as the invention of  再讀一些...
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所有的作者/貢獻者: Giles Slade
ISBN: 0674022033 9780674022034
OCLC系統控制編碼: 62679850
描述: 330 p. ; 22 cm.
内容: Repetitive Consumption --
The Annual Model Change --
Hard Times --
Radio, Radio --
The War and Postwar Progress --
The Fifties and Sixties --
Chips --
Weaponizing Planned Obsolescence --
Cell Phones and E-Waste.
責任: Giles Slade.
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If you've replaced a computer lately - or a cell phone, a camera, a television - chances are, the old one still worked. And chances are even greater that the latest model won't last as long as the  再讀一些...

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Giles Slade's book is an engaging overview of the American consumer's relationship to disposability, fashion, innovation, and "obsolescence" in mass-produced commodities of all sorts during the 再讀一些...

 
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