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Wolfram Alpha: Computer Answers Questions

March 9, 2009

Computer scientist, Stephen Wolfram, feels that he has put together at least the initial version of a computer that actually answers factual questions, a la Star Trek’s ship computers. His version will be found on their Web-based application, Wolfram Alpha.

What does this mean? Well instead of returning links to pages that may (or may not) contain the answer to your questions, Wolfram will respond with the actual answer.

[via Slashdot]

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  1. [...] Thoughts « I went there… Wolfram Alpha Launch May 18, 2009 I mentioned Wolfram Alpha before, and today you can finally try it [...]



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