07 June 2007

Wisdom of the Crowds

"No one in this world, so far as I know, has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people." (H.L.Mencken)

BBC: Richard Voysey's alternative design
Cost: free.
Voted on by over 22,000 people.

The official London 2012 Olympic logo
Cost: £400,000.
Voted against by 48,615 people (petition now closed).
MPs have also signed a series of Commons motions calling for a rethink.


The Stonemason said...

It took my 11 year old daughter to point out to me that the new design spelt out 2012, rior to that I had thought it was some sort of colliding space rubble from some early 80s video game.