Mascot is something to help one remembers a brand but if one chooses a wrong mascot it could backfire though. Wired.com certainly did some good research in this compilation.
Here’s 15 Most Lamest Technology Mascot ever. Full content after jump.
Microsoft Office – Clippy, the animated paper clip
Linux – Tux the penguin
Business Software Alliance – The Ferret
Apple – Clarus the Dogcow
MacOS – Hexley
Adobe – The Creative Suite Jester
Sun Microsystem – Duke the ambassador of Java
AskJeeves.com – Jeeves
IBM – The VM Bear
Microsoft – OS-TAN
Mozilla – The Gozilla?
Bell Labs – Glenda
Gentoo – Larry the Cow
Nullsoft Winamp – Mike the Llama
Wikipedia – Wikipede