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stv100-8-obsolete - STV100 Technological Obsolescence Scott...

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STV100: Technological Obsolescence Scott M. Campbell [email protected] University of Waterloo 16 November 2010 1/ 28
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Introduction Outline Outline What is obsolescence? The origins of obsolescence Kinds of obsolescence Ethics of obsolescence Goal: A better appreciation of ‘throwing things away’ 2/ 28
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What is obsolescence? A dictionary approach to obsolescence A dictionary approach to obsolescence obsolescence n : the process of becoming obsolete; falling into disuse or becoming out of date; obsolete ajd : old; no longer in use or valid or fashionable; 4/ 28
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What is obsolescence? Survey: Why throw things away? Survey: Why throw things away? % of Class Response 65 no use/need 15 no value (sentimental, financial, recyclable 12 broken 5 something better exists, repair costs more than re- placement 3 used up, unrepairable, no space 1 hazardous, no purpose, no “utility” (satisfaction / utilitarianism), obsolete, outdated, too old, uncom- petitive 5/ 28
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What is obsolescence? Survey: Keeping obsolete things Survey: Keeping obsolete things % of Class Response 50 still useful, potentially useful 20 sentimental value 8 personal value 5 repairable, future value 3 unstated value, recycleable 1 financial value, not broken, repair costs less than re- placement 6/ 28
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