This Yin and Yang of Screens

19 August 2022
We’ve never been more involved with our screens but is the relationship a healthy one? Even as Indians spent 4.7 hours on average on their phones in 2021, how much is too much?

They Don’t Make ‘em Like They Used To

11 January 2021
There are different ways to make gadgets deliberately obsolete; through its quality, its functionality, and/or its appearance. One of the common methods used by the electronics industry ‘designing for limited repair’.

How the Phone You Chucked is Killing Seelampur

11 January 2021
The story of a teenage boy Aman is common among the 30,000 men, women and children who expose themselves to toxic fumes, acid splashes and lasting injuries in Seelampur, the town where all our old phones go to die.

Behind the glamour of YouTube are wrung out stars

27 November 2018
Unveiling the journey through YouTube stardom, this narrative exposes the challenges creators face in maintaining a relentless pace of content creation, combating online harassment, and striving to find equilibrium amid the unpredictable sway of algorithms. It illuminates the unseen hardships lurking behind the digital screen.

This is Seelampur: India’s Digital Underbelly Where Your Phones Go To Die

26 May 2016
Nearly a quarter of India’s three million tonnes of e-waste generated every year is dumped in Seelampur. If you live in north India, chances are high that the smartphone you bought last year and trashed because something better came along, went to die here.