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November 10, 2014 AT 7:00 am

The Electronic Afterlife: a filmmaker travels to Ghana to find out what happens to our old electronics

Via Laughing Squid.

In “The Electronic Afterlife,” filmmaker Alex Gorosh travels to the Republic of Ghana suburb Agbogbloshie, the world’s largest dump site for electronic waste, to find out what happens after we throw out our devices.

The area is so high in crime and pollution that it it’s nicknamed “Sodom and Gomorrah,” so I can’t imagine what will possibly go wrong.

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