Elon's truck

Corpsey

call me big papa
Everyone laughed at it. Partly cos the window broke, but also cos of how it looks.

It occurred to me that what it looks like is very

Harsh
Angular
Boxlike
Sharp

The modern trend is sinuous, soft, organic, fluid.

So the disgust for this design (if it's not just that it's retro) might be connected to how it doesn't fit with the idea of tech we've been taught to have by advertisers.

The truck itself doesn't matter, more the trick that Apple et al pulled off of making tech not LOOK scary.
 

IdleRich

IdleRich
Wait up, what does it look like? I had a picture in my head from seeing it before but when I google it now I'm getting a different picture.
 

Mr. Tea

Shub-Niggurath, Please
it's retro-tech, straight out of robocop.
Ha, that was exactly what I thought.

TWENTY SECONDS TO COMPLY, etc. etc.

(Actually I bet they're trialling machines exactly like that in China right now.)
 
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