We discussed the elaborate repair of an iconic fault in a popular game console, and the online businesses the fault created. Plus other post-brick-and-mortar repair businesses, like a pop-up business in New York.
This week the Transition Network‘s Reconomy Project featured us along with 19 other fantastic projects in their newly published report: “The New Economy in 20 Enterprises”. We were delighted to be selected among such inspiring innovators striving to invent new meaningful local economies: reskilling and creating jobs in our communities, while developing much needed services […]
At an event where rapid innovation (“fuck it, ship it”) is the central driving force, questions about green credentials could be deemed a buzzkill – but surely an eye for sustainability tradeoffs could become one of the many “ninjaskills” of the future?
We’re currently doing some research to test some of ideas about fostering economies of repair, and we thought why not share some of what we found. In this south London neighbourhood, like many, there are a number of mobile unlocking/repair/accessory places. Laptop repair is advertised in a couple of unexpected market stalls, storefronts or cyber […]