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The price is low. The quality is high. So why doesn't anyone want one of these T-shirts?

19 May 2015

Tshirt.

Fashion Revolution, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing transparency in the fashion industry, recently conducted a social experiment involving a vending machine and some cheap T-shirts.

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Discussion starters

  • Characteristics of technology: Use this and other examples explain how different disciplines have impacted on technological practice (level 6).
  • Characteristics of technological outcomes: Use this and other examples to discuss the implications of viewing fitness for purpose in its broadest sense on the design and development of technological outcomes (level 8).

             

 

 

 

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Keywords: t-shirt, sweatshop, social media, digital, textiles, characteristics of technology, characteristics of technological outcomes

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