WolframAlpha.com – Computational Knowledge Engine May 17, 2009Posted by Ced in Info, Online, Services.
WolframAlpha.com is an online service that gives you answers on your questions or calculations.
Wolfram|Alpha’s long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone. We aim to collect and curate all objective data; implement every known model, method, and algorithm; and make it possible to compute whatever can be computed about anything. [wolframalpha.com]
You can enter dates, places, company names, calculations, formulas, etc., and you’ll get answers and computations. If you like, you can customize your web browser with toolbars or search engine add-ons, or incorporate gadgets on your desktop.