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October 14, 2011 AT 12:04 pm

Why Fixers Will Save Our Planet

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Why Fixers Will Save Our Planet – Fixers @ The Atlantic via MAKE

Kyle Wiens, founder of iFixit, is leading a team of journalists on a documentary trip in Africa to meet the community of electronics technicians who fix and remake the world’s discarded electronics. Here, he describes the inspiration for the trip.

The documentary page is here. This is smart, iFixit is becoming a cause, and it’s a business.


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1 Comment

  1. What’s new? If you offer, people will get you to fix anything! ‘Spent a life fixing things from Scanning Electron Microprobes and (research) Nuclear Reactors to restoring old electric fans for little old ladies. If you are willing to be Mr. Fixer, They Will Come!

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