mess

  • Guiyu, e-waste capital of China

    Guiyu, e-waste capital of China

    Photos like these (check out the accompanying multimedia presentation) make me rethink my entire career as tech journalist. This is a mess. In Guiyu, China, the electronics recycling industry has destroyed the ground water and lead poisoning is effecting young children due to the overall mess created by this lucrative sweatshop industry. Money is money, however, and we should start talking with… Read More

  • Powerblock hides messy cables, but is bulky

    [photopress:power_block.jpg,full,center] My apartment isn’t messy overall, but I several “hotspots,” like this charming bundle of cables on the floor. Disgusting. Gadgets like the Powerblock try to hide such cables messes, though it’s not the most attractive solution. (That would be an all-wireless setup, which is impossible.) Good idea that’s much appreciated, but… Read More