I have a dream of a future where all technology is modular, easily replacable, and recyclable.

You phone screen broke? Just replace it and recycle the old one. Your laptop's getting a little slow? Replace the CPU.

This would also require a set of universal adaptors and fittings, so that everything would be compatible with everything else.

And I honestly don't feel like this is a lot to ask?


@InvaderXan The Right to Repair is an important thing, political, non-technical issue. And so is recycling — even plastics can be recycled just fine, although with pyrolysis: if only we could make the manufacturers pay for the entire life-cycle of the product.

@InvaderXan P.S. Sure it would make the products made from cheap plastic much more expensive, but that's desirable.

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