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Repair is noble - iFixit

Repair is noble - iFixit
There are a lot of reasons why I’m involved in repair culture. Repair makes me feel empowered, it helps me learn engineering, and it connects me to my things. But one of the best parts about being a participant in repair culture is getting to talk to fantastic people all over the world. You may be amazed at how vast and diverse repair culture is. You may be amazed at how many hackers, tinkers, reusers, and recyclers there are—people who are interested in making the world a better place. And in my job, I’m lucky enough to connect with all of them.

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