Net-enabled toaster officially world's most pointless object

Have you ever wanted to download a graphic or short text clip from the Internet and burn it onto a piece of toast? Of course you haven't, because that's the most moronic thing that you or anyone else has ever heard of. Nevertheless, Sung Bae Chang entered just such a thing into a design context run by Electrolux. The company has no plans to manufacture it on a mass scale, but just the fact that such a thing is out there makes the entire world a little dumber. read more...

This story, "Net-enabled toaster officially world's most pointless object" was originally published by ITworld.

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