The hundreds of thousands of chemicals that are packed into our homes and lives are what make modern consumerism possible, keeping our food fresh and our walls from moulding. They are also, in many cases, completely untested and backed by giant corporations with a financial stake in their successful adoption.
The New York Times‘ Retro Report series has an excellent new short documentary video about the rise of Napster. Remember the year 2000? We were such pirates back then.