10 Oct '13, 5pm

Repair Cafe: Fixing the World, One Broken Toaster at a Time

Tekla Perry: If it’s broke, fix it. If you can’t fix it, bring it to a Repair Café. The Repair Café movement started in 2009 in Amsterdam , spreading to about 30 sites in the Netherlands before expanding through Europe, Canada, and now the United States, where four cafés are operating so far. The concept is simple: Bring together people who like to fix things with people who need things fixed, and by doing so, take a small step towards changing our throwaway culture. I’m Tekla Perry, and I recently visited the United States’ first Repair Café , which last year started holding quarterly events in Palo Alto, California. [background chatter] There’s no audio. So we need to find out if there’s a simple way to determine if there’s output from the AM and FM tuner that’s not getting to the audio amplifier part of it. So I think what we’re going to have to do is take a look inside...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/podcast/geek-life/hands-on/repai...

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