When You Can’t Beat the Competition, Well… Make Yours Look Like a Robot Dog

When You Can’t Beat the Competition, Well… Make Yours Look Like a Robot Dog

In the WTF department, I have to ask… a large group of executives, a staff of engineers, and untold numbers of workers, came together to design this coffee maker. We’re talking millions of dollars in marketing this “innovative” design. What do you think?

when in doubt, make it look like a robot dog

Who do you think had this brilliant idea and presented it to the team.

“Remember the Aibo? Everybody loved that thing. So, let’s make ours look like that. Like a robot dog.”

Lots of nodding heads. I guess the suggestion came from very high up, because if the emperor is wearing clothes in this picture, I don’t see them.

Sure you can be losing your shirt to the Keurig and need to get a new groove on, but does any one think this think is cute? And even if you thought it was cute, would you pay over $100 for a dog-like coffee maker?

@jmacofearth
permalink: http://uber.la/2011/04/look-like-a-robot-dog/

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