Paul the Octopus coming to your iPhone

2010-07-15 09:51

During the recent World Cup finals in South Africa, Paul the

Octopus was an unlikely star.

Originally used only to predict the German scores, the octopus, who

lives in an aquarium in Oberhausen, became famous when he predicted every German

result correctly.

He was then given the task of predicting the final and was again

spot-on, giving him an overall success rate of eight out of eight.

A Brazilian software developer has now turned him into an

application for the Apple iPhone.

The Ask the Octopus programme lets people who are undecided come to

a decision without having to take the decision themselves, as Paul the Octopus

does it.

Whether you want to go to the movies or the theatre, want to eat

sushi or pizza or want to wear a dress or skirt, just ask Paul. For one dollar

Paul will provide the answer.

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