Monday, May 18, 2009

WolframAlpha — Beyond Search Engines

Check out WolframAlpha ( — a computational knowlege engine.

The rather lofty goal of WolframAlpha's developers is to "make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone"! They're collecting objective data, implementing models, methods, and algorithms, with the final aim to "build on the achievements of science and other systematizations of knowledge to provide a single source that can be relied on by everyone for definitive answers to factual queries."

A video overview is available at