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Pt 2 - Embodied Energy of the Internet - Katie Singer

By Abe Vandenberg

“If people remain unaware, in the illusion of the simplicity of sending an email, then there isn’t really a way to move forward until Nature imposes limits on us” ---> Subscribe for new podcast episode Email Notifications HERE Where do we get these wonderful toys? What are the hidden costs of the Internet? How do we get silicon wafers for electronics manufacturing? And while we’re at it, how are we able to download podcasts for free? Or is it free? What is the true cost?  Katie Singer is the author of An Electronic Silent Spring http://www.electronicsilentspring.com/ https://www.ourweb.tech   Episode’s Music Bandcamp -> “Easy Life” Music by Abe Vandenberg ---> Hear All of the Podcast's Featured Music HERE See Episode Webpage  https://genuinelyuseful.com/podcast-ep25-katie-singer   >>>>> Questions about this episode?    Want to share a comment or a topic for a future episode?  You can send me (Abe) an email using this online message form: Click Here Links and References:   Get informed about the true costs of using a smartphone http://www.ourweb.tech/campaign/   Reassembling Rubbish: Worlding Electronic Waste by Josh Lepawsky https://www.amazon.com/Reassembling-Rubbish-Worlding-Electronic-Waste/dp/0262535335   Heather White’s award winning film “Complicit” about workers poisoned by benzene and n-hexane http://www.complicitfilm.org/   Our Web of Inconvenient Truths - Nov 2019 Newsletter https://www.ourweb.tech/november-2019-newsletter/   Modern Slavery and Your Devices https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlDNfOXBFLA&feature=share   On Global Electricity Usage of Communication Technology: Trends to 2030 https://www.mdpi.com/2078-1547/6/1/117   The Campaign to Reduce Our Internet Footprint www.ourweb.tech/campaign   Why do we burn coal and trees to make solar panels? https://www.researchgate.net/publication/335083312_Why_do_we_burn_coal_and_trees_to_make_solar_panels   On Global Electricity Usage of Communication Technology: Trends to 2030 https://www.mdpi.com/2078-1547/6/1/117   Limits to Growth by Donella H. Meadows  https://www.amazon.com/Limits-Growth-Donella-H-Meadows/dp/193149858X   Our Web of InconvenientTruths https://www.ourweb.tech/stellanatura2020   _________ Magical Egypt (go to to this podcast’s Episode 13 with Chance Gardner, released Nov 8, 2018)   You can Save 15% on Magical Egypt with Coupon Code "genuse" Own Both Magical Egypt Series 1 and 2   ___________   Episode Artwork Photo credit: Ian Battaglia https://unsplash.com/photos/9drS5E_Rguc   ========+++========   HELP SPREAD THE WORD!   I’d love it if you could please share Genuinely Useful podcast on twitter and facebook:   https://twitter.com/genuinelyuseful   https://www.facebook.com/genuinelyuseful   If you enjoy this podcast, tap on over to Apple Podcasts and kindly leave me a rating, write a review, and subscribe! Thank you so much! Links to Share Genuinely Useful podcast:   Click here to share on Apple Podcasts [iOS]   Click here to share on Overcast [iOS]   Click here to share on Spotify   Click here to share on Google Podcasts [Android   Click here to share on Stitcher [iOS and Android]   Genuinely Useful Podcast Home Page https://genuinelyuseful.com/podcast Contact: genuinelyuseful@gmail.com   Thanks for being here -Abe

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