Seesmic’s Fail Raccoon Mechanic Critter

It’s hard to get mad at a cuddly little raccoon when it stares at you wide-eyed. That’s especially true when said raccoon is also hard at work in the data center: circuit board and wrench (?!) in hand. At least, that must be what Loic Le Meur and crew at social network management startup Seesmic must have been reasoning. More than one commenter has noted the uncanny resemblence that Seesmic’s raccoon has to Swiper, Dora the Explorer’s nemesis.

It’s hard to get mad at a cuddly little raccoon when it stares at you wide-eyed. That’s especially true when said raccoon is also hard at work in the data center: circuit board and wrench (?!) in hand. At least, that must be what Loic Le Meur and crew at social network management startup Seesmic must have been reasoning. More than one commenter has noted the uncanny resemblence that Seesmic’s raccoon has to Swiper, Dora the Explorer’s nemesis. But Swiper would be way too smart to stand around and take the blame for a service outage. Time to step out to a late lunch and think up some way to blame the users, brother.

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