Friday, May 15, 2009

Wolfram Alpha "a new kind of research helper"

Wolfram Alpha

New York Times article
April 28, 2009, 6:28 pm — Updated: 12:54 am

The Veil Is Lifted From Wolfram Alpha

By Miguel Helft

"Wolfram Alpha is not a search engine.

In a talk at Harvard Law School, Stephen Wolfram, a well-known mathematician, scientist and entrepreneur, gave a demonstration of his soon-to-be released Web service which promises to answer all sorts of questions. The service, called Wolfram Alpha, had technology bloggers abuzz that a rival to Google was about to hit the Web."

YouTube the demo that Stephen Wolfram gave at Harvard in late April 2009

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