News tagged with wolfram alpha

Wolfram Alpha expands Facebook analytics

(Phys.org)—Wolfram Alpha, the computational search engine has announced a major upgrade to its Personal Analytics for Facebook. Now instead of a few basic facts about a user's Facebook page, those who use the e ...

Jan 25, 2013 report
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OK, computation

"It seems like Nature has some secret that lets it make complicated stuff in an effortless way," Stephen Wolfram recently told an audience at Oxford University’s Mathematical Institute.

Jul 02, 2012
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Wolfram Alpha shows flights overhead

Wolfram Alpha, the online search service launched two years ago, now lets inquiring minds in the United States find out what flights happen to be overhead at any given moment.

Nov 18, 2011
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Review: Flaws in Web's much-touted WolframAlpha

(AP) -- When a free Web service called WolframAlpha launches in the coming days, the general public will get to try a "computational knowledge engine" that has had technology insiders buzzing because of its ...

May 13, 2009
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