January 18, 2013

The Dirty and Dangerous Side of Tech

Lincoln Spector, TechHive


TechHive

You're reading this article on a laptop, a desktop computer, a tablet, or maybe a smartphone. But if I were to ask you what was inside of your chosen device, you'd likely mention a hard drive, flash storage, RAM, or processor. Some might even say, "I have no idea. I think it operates by magic." Very few would mention arsenic, lead, or mercury. Yet most of our gadgets contain these or other elements and compounds that are dangerous to us and our environment.

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