Inside a Chinese iPhone factory

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Our old pal Joel Johnson just returned from China where he was working on a special feature about electronics manufacturing that will appear in a future issue of Wired. While there, he snapped some shots inside the Shenzhen factory of Foxconn, manufacturers of gadgets from Apple, Nokia, Hewlett-Packard, and other big names. More than 200,000 of the workers live on the factory campus. Workers sleep eight-deep in dorm rooms like the one seen above that Joel says is about the size of a two-car garage. At left is the netting installed around all the buildings after eleven suicides at the factory this year.
"Where the Workers Who Made Your iPhone Sleep At Night"