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Gorman: Don't want to make a decision? There's an app for that

New York City police said last year that

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What if you never had to make a decision ever again? What if all your choices were made by picking up your phone?

Now there’s an app for that.

Seesaw, a new smartphone application, allows users to post questions and let their friends and followers decide. The design resembles Instagram, encouraging users to post photos along with each post. After a query goes out, people tap the screen...

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Filler: Douglas Adams and Google Doodles remind us that technology can be cool

It is delightfully playful for a company the

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If you know that the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything is “42,” then today’s Google Doodle may have been your favorite of all-time. If you remember that "How many roads must a man walk down?" is the answer to the next deep mystery -- which was a Jeopardy-esque query as to what “42” could possibly be the answer to -- then the odds are even better.

March...

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