The child being abused in a cobalt mine…


The kid in the middle of this photo is 8 years old, his name is Dorsen, and the man next to him is threatening to hit him if he screws up again. They are both standing in the pouring rain, in ankle-deep mud, in a cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where a lot of the cobalt used in Apple’s iPhone batteries comes from… More at Business Insider.

I am sure that if we sat atop of the world and could see everything, we would not buy any computing product we use today because of the realities, which we are oblivious to at this time.

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