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The goal is to max the seamless usage of outdated devices with people who dont need, want or cant afford most recent technology. Millions of such cells rest in our drawers. We need to get them out of there to reduce the unnecessary need for new ones.

The goal is to max the seamless usage of outdated devices with people who dont need, want or cant afford most recent technology. Millions of such cells rest in our drawers. We need to get them out of there to reduce the unnecessary need for new ones.

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Hannes commented on Recy-COOL-ability (Update 1)

Haha, thanks. I definitely enjoy playing around with words. I tend to exaggerate it sometimes, though... And it's always a little bit of a lottery when trying to do it in a foreign language of course. Quite impossible to know and feel all the possible connotations of a word then. (So feel free to ignore any of my suggestions if they just don't make any sense in English! May well happen occasionally...)

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Hannes commented on Recy-COOL-ability (Update 1)

Another thought, on a somewhat different note: I'm very taken by your enthusiasm for the penguins (as proven by my last post ;), however I'm not sure if coloring them would optimally send the intended message? (It somewhat reminded me of the baby seals that Greenpeace used to spray paint, in order to protect them from fur hunters...). I mean, maybe just designing the penguins a little more cartoonishly could already do the trick.

Alternatively, one could think about abandoning the idea of penguins (with a heavy heart, I know!) to maybe go for chameleons instead? Of course I totally see why you picked penguins – they are certainly considered a lot cuter and also more prominent as a symbol for the threats of climate change.

So obviously there are pros and cons...
Hope you don't mind my 'intervention'!

Best,
Hannes

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Hannes commented on Recy-COOL-ability (Update 1)

Hi Paul,
Once again: Great and elaborate concept! Thinking about your penguins made me realize how well the word lends itself to a quirky interpretation as an acronym: How about 'Protection of the ENvironment Graphic User INterface'? ;)