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My housemate works in solar infrastructure engineering and the silicon chip shortage has halted in it's tracks one of the firms major projects. Pretty crazy to see the actual fragility of tech in the face of some simple shortages. The work of invisibilizing the materiality of tech has done it's job until now. This also confirms so deeply that solar is very far from some silver bullet and just as dependent on complex, resource-intensive supply chains as everything else.

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