The smartwatch project Series

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Maybe We Should Make A Smartwatch

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Maybe We Should Make A Smartwatch - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #technology, #innovation, #copy, #practicality, #practical, #pragmatic, #watch, #competition

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Boss: Maybe we should make a smart watch. Dilbert: Maybe it is far too late. Boss: Maybe we could make a better one than Apple. Dilbert: Maybe we should get in a sword fight and not have a sword. Boss: Am I missing anything by not listening to what you say? Dilbert: No, it's mostly for my own entertainment.

Doomed Smartwatch Project

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Doomed Smartwatch Project - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #analogy, #obliviousness, #assignment, #technology, #invention, #watch, #failure

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Boss: You'll be in charge of our smart watch project. Dilbert: ...that is doomed from the start. Boss: Stop being such a pessimist. Dilbert: Said General Custer to his horse. Boss: Why would he talk to his horse? Dilbert: Because even the horse knew something was wrong!

Brainstorming App Ideas

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Brainstorming App Ideas - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #ideas, #brainstorm, #idea, #thinking, #criticism, #judge, #judging, #technology, #invention, #judgment

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Dilbert: Today we will brainstorm app ideas for our smart watch. The only rule is "no judging." Wally: How about an app that makes you left-handed. Are you judging me now or were you being insincere before.

Wally's Slap App

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Wally's Slap App - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #app, #slap, #anger, #violence, #smart watch, #invention

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Wally: I created an app for our smart watch that makes the user's hand slap people. Boss: Who would want... Wally: Your eyes say I should pivot.

Health Sensor Predictes Death

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Health Sensor Predictes Death - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #invention, #success, #technology, #health monitor, #fitbit, #smart watch, #heart, #heart rate, #death

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Ted: The health sensors you built into our smart watch prototype aren't working. According to your stupid sensors, my heart is going to stop beating in... Dilbert: Yay me!

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 - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #business ethics, #dying, #death, #health, #health tracker, #heart rate monitor, #ads, #scare, #fitbit, #smart watch

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Boss: The health sensors and predictive algorithms you built into our smart watch are too good. People are freaked out because it sends alerts to their phones when they have five minutes left to live. Dilbert: Isn't that useful? Boss: It was, until we started sending paid ads as alerts.

Click Rate On Death Alerts

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Click Rate On Death Alerts - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #advertising, #technology, #analytics, #smart watch, #app, #ad, #click, #clickbait, #attention, #distraction

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Boss: Our health app accurately predicts the user's time of death and sends a five-minute warning. Our business model is paid advertising that we disguise as "death alerts." CEO: How's the click-through rate? Boss: Surprisingly low. It's hard to get people's attention these days.