Short animation by the Guardian on solar power, as part of their “Keep it in the ground” campaign against fossil fuels. The price of solar panels has come down by 75% since 2009, and other interesting facts.
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The practice of planned obsolescence of consumer products includes Apple computers, as you’ll see if you watch the whole film. As a designer who attempts to make things that last, both in their material content and workmanship, the planned failure of other design objects is a slap in the face.
It looks as if we may have inadvertently designed this storm ourselves.
Animation by University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment
The remains of Teotihuacan, an ancient city about half an hour’s drive outside present-date Mexico City. At its peak around 500 AD, Teotihuacan had a population exceeding that of Rome. Its engineering was sophisticated and included an ingenious sewage system, heated stone baths, gravity fed water and many other innovations.