Foxconn has been in the news a lot lately with the hype surrounded by its clients revolutionary products, the iPhone and iPad. Things really took off when there was an explosion at the Factory inciting Rob Daisey, a reporter to fabricate awful working conditions that spread like wildfire until Rob Schmiz called him out and did his own investagive journalism, creating a video to show how iPad’s are made and having this to say about the experience. [Video and quote's after the break]
The first misconception I had about Foxconn’s Longhua facility in the city of Shenzhen was that I’ve always called it a ‘factory’ — technically, it is. But after you enter the gates and walk around, you quickly realize that it’s also a city — 240,000 people work here. Nearly 50,000 of them live on campus in shared dorm rooms. There’s a main drag lined on both sides with fast-food restaurants, banks, cafes, grocery stores, a wedding photo shop, and an automated library.
Scott Herder is Maniac who spends way too much of his time teaching himself things. He can't stop learning, he is currently teaching himself After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Wordpress, HTML & CSS. His goal is to create simple, beautiful videos that either teach people about the cool things they can do with their iDevices and websites.