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Pic: Where Old Computers Go To Die

Pic: Where Old Computers Go To Die
technology
Scott Lachut, PSFK Labs
  • 9 july 2009

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Ever thought about the final resting place of your Commodore 64 or Apple IIC? Thanks to a rapidly evolving technology industry that relies on a combination of built-in obsolescence coupled with “the next big thing,” those prehistoric precursors to our modern day machines most likely wound up in a landfill somewhere (unless they’re collecting dust in your parents’ attic) still carrying a bevy of toxic materials like mercury, cadmium and lead to their graves.

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