Module 4 Post 3 (Washington Post Series: This is Where My Mobile Technology Begins))

In this three part series, the Washington post investigates the true cost of our high tech devices. Specifically, the authors, Todd C. Frankel and Peter Whoriskey look at how the extraction of lithium, cobalt and graphite have adversely affected the ability to subsist in three separate geographical areas.

I think that this is a very important aspect of module 4’s conversation because it places the usage or reclamation of Indigenous constructed media side-by-side with the origins of these tools. In other words, can something both promote decolonization and colonization.

Here are the links to the three articles:

Tossed Aside in the ‘White Gold’ Rush, 

The Cobalt Pipeline

In Your Phone, In Their Air

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