This week's conversation topic is planned obsolescence. Here are some articles and videos to check out in your free time.
Articles: What Is the Average Replacement Cycle and Lifespan of A Smartphone? (refurb.me)
Built To Fail: 7 Examples Of Planned Obsolescence | Durability Matters
Here’s the truth about the ‘planned obsolescence’ of tech - BBC Future
Videos: Planned Obsolescence Sucks. Here's Why It Still Exists. - YouTube
This is why we can't have nice things - YouTube
Are OLD CARS more RELIABLE? Planned obsolescence and SUSTAINABILITY in the AUTO INDUSTRY - YouTube