Failures of Capitalism: Manufactured Needs and Planned Obsolescence

Capitalism is incentivized to make products that easily break and which cannot be repaired

The Stupidity of the Individual and the Wisdom of the Crowd

Companies are not passive bystanders responding to our needs and demands, rather they are actively manipulating us to desire and buy things we often don’t need.

GM pioneered the idea of changing the style of the car model frequently.

Planned Obsolescence

Final Remarks

Geek dad, living in Oslo, Norway with passion for UX, Julia programming, science, teaching, reading and writing.

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