December 7, 2013

Fisher-Price Meets Buy 'N Large

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Sheesh. No one complained when our flip phones looked like Star Trek. Or when our iPads looked like, uh, Star Trek: The Next Generation. But let Fisher-Price design an iPad-holding infant chair that looks like Wall*E, and people start freaking the $)#*(% out.

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"Soothing, entertaining and technology all in one great grow-with-me seat for baby."

I can't find it right now, but I know I've said it before: the ability to look in the lens, not at the screen, while taking a selfie, is humanity's next great evolutionary leap. And now we can make this happen!

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TV Buddha, 1974, Nam June Paik

Fisher-Price Ipad Apptivity Seat, Newborn-to-Toddler, $75 + your child's soul [amazon]
New baby's bouncy seat complete with iPad holder slammed as 'an embarrassment for humankind' as child experts say it can stunt development [dailymail, I know, via @guan]

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