Future looks like 6S spare parts in an alleymarket

If you liked Bunnie Huang’s book “The Essential Guide to Electronics in Shenzhen” (Crowd Supply), you will love Scotty’s adventure recycling/refurbishing an iPhone 6S in the used cell phone market just south of Huaqiangbei, Shenzhen, China.

The most interesting is not the geeky stuff, but Scott’s comments on how the 2017 Shenzhen he navigated to get his 6S parts is

…like visiting the future, this crazy, dystopian, Blade Runneresque future.

@1’14

The future is already here, it’s just not very evenly distributed.

William Gibson

(via HaD)