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Wolfram Alpha

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On April 28, 2010 @ 5:00 pm In R&D,Web/Tech | Comments Disabled

Wolfram|Alpha [1] is not a search engine — it’s a computational knowledge engine: it generates output by doing computations from its own internal knowledge base, instead of searching the web and returning links.

It is quite a fascinating tool:

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Hat tip B2

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[1] Wolfram|Alpha: http://www.wolframalpha.com/

[2] Image: http://www.wolframalpha.com/screencast/introducingwolframalpha.html

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