With the benefit of hindsight, we might finally see that the iPhone was the opposite of minimalism.
A throwaway economy harms more than the natural environment. It also harms our mental environment.
The companies that make our digital devices think – and act – like they still own them, even after we've bought them. Are we becoming digital serfs?
Many companies are working to prevent customers from fixing broken smartphones and tractors. By doing so, they're missing out on an opportunity to build customer loyalty and boost profits.