Friday, May 15, 2009

Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha is an amazing looking web application for the guy who created Mathematica. It is described as a computational knowledge engine.It can basically tell you or calculate tons of stuff in many domains.Its very hard to describe but the introductory video is very impressive. It is being launched later today.

http://www.wolframalpha.com/index.html

1 comment:

Martin Ryan said...

A friend in the quantitative finance industry gave me a comment that Matlab/Python are miles ahead in industry plus the language is much more succinct:
http://short.ie/0xhvvf

I wouldn't know myself, but thought the comment might be of interest to Mathematica enthusiasts.