Use an old cellphone – save the world
19 August 2016
Dr Gerald Weber is a computer scientist but you might not think it by looking at the phone he uses. Still, he has no plans to upgrade and add his old Galaxy to an ever-growing mountain of global electronic waste, or e-waste.
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|Characteristics of technology||Use this and other examples to describe the relationship between technology and the made, natural and social world.||2|
|Characteristics of technology||Use this and other examples to critique the role of technology in the development of sustainable environments.||8|
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.
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