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  • Ending the Depression through Planned Obsolescence London, 161–162

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • In 1932, a real estate broker named Bernard London who wanted to play his part in stimulating the economy distributed his now infamous pamphlet called Ending the Depression through Planned Obsolescence.

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • Sure enough, OS Upgrades = the new Planned Obsolescence.

    Rotten Apples

  • Obsolescence: outliving your youthfulness within the family you have created.

    Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons

  • Obsolescence alert: There's a PC Card slot from in lieu of the newer ExpressCard plus a serial port.

    Wired Top Stories

  • These companies and now PennDOT, which fixes and refixes, modifies and improves, should be re-named Planned Obsolescence Incorporated.

    Pennsylvania's Signs of Spring

  • The mags seem to want to be the old guard, which is Planned Obsolescence on a grand scale.

    SF Mag Circulation Declining

  • In 1955 the…wondered: Frankel, “Obsolescence and Technological Change in a Maturing Economy,” American Economic Review 45, 3, 296–319, 1955.

    The Nature of Technology

  • From Scott Karp's Publishing 2.0 article, Bookstores Begin Slow Descent Into Obsolescence: "The bookstore has been replaced by the Web as the place of wonder, and there's no turning back."

    August 2007

  • Obsolescence is an essential part of technological growth.

    Visit the Suvudu Free Library! - Suvudu - Science Fiction and Fantasy Books, Movies, and Games

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