One Thousand Hour Light Bulb
Today's soaring demand for electricity counts lights as a major consumer.
One of the most interesting historical paradigms on creating the perfect light bulb was the organization in 1924 of the Phoebus Cartel.
A number of major manufacturers in an alliance created a limitation for light bulbs of 1,000 hours,
Product obsolescence (just ask Apple) is a simple fact of business and sadly the control of big business in retaining sustainable business models is a fact of our modern lives.