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We Need a Fixer (Not Just a Maker) Movement

June 24, 2013View for printing

The spectacle of dead goods coming back to life isn't just useful -- for the locals, it's transformative. "I was a totally different person after they fixed my laptop," says Nicole DeLuca, a filmmaker who had her MacBook repaired last year. "It made me realize I didn't need to buy new every time something breaks."

By Clive Thompson

Full Story: http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/06/qq_thompson/
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