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    Default Wolfram Alpha Computational Knowledge Engine

    Have any of you tried the Wolfram Alpha computational knowledge engine?

    Wolfram|Alpha—Computational Knowledge Engine

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    Wolfram! I have not tried the search engine, but I looked at his book A New Kind of Science, and thought it was genius.

    Stephen Wolfram: A New Kind of Science

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    Quote Originally Posted by nebbykoo View Post
    Wolfram! I have not tried the search engine, but I looked at his book A New Kind of Science, and thought it was genius.

    Stephen Wolfram: A New Kind of Science
    Awesome! Thanks for the link, Bro!
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    Is it developed by Wolfram & Hart?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aleksei View Post
    Is it developed by Wolfram & Hart?
    I honestly do not know.
    My father-in-law sent me the link.
    He's a financial analyst.
    So, I just thought I'd play with it, and also share it here.

    Are you familiar with some other work by Wolfram & Hart?
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    Yeah, I tried this awhile ago. It has a lot of promise and it's a wonderful concept, but I remember the last time it still needed some bugs that needed working out.

    For me, it's still easier just to use google and find out info that way. There isn't anything that amazing about Wolfram to make me use it, even as an addendum to Google. Though I don't trust Google in general, it's simpler.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SecondBest View Post
    Yeah, I tried this awhile ago. It has a lot of promise and it's a wonderful concept, but I remember the last time it still needed some bugs that needed working out.

    For me, it's still easier just to use google and find out info that way. There isn't anything that amazing about Wolfram to make me use it, even as an addendum to Google. Though I don't trust Google in general, it's simpler.
    I hear you. It would be cool if they picked a few areas to mature their algorithms with at first, and publish what they are, and then open up "betas" for people to bang against. The ultimate would be a portal with human logic in the background, somehow filtering through metadata fro you. That would be kick ass.
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    BIG 5 -> Extroversion 77% ; Accommodation 60% ; Orderliness 62% ; Emotional Stability 64% ; Open Mindedness 74%

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    Freakin awesome. I've had it as a bookmark for a long time.
    () 9w8-3w4-7w6 tritype.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackCat View Post
    Freakin awesome. I've had it as a bookmark for a long time.
    What do you use it for primarily, Sir?
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    BIG 5 -> Extroversion 77% ; Accommodation 60% ; Orderliness 62% ; Emotional Stability 64% ; Open Mindedness 74%

    Quotes:
    "If somebody asks your MBTI type on a first date, run". -Donna Cecilia
    "Enneagram is psychological underpinnings. Cognitive Functions are mental reasoning and perceptional processes. -Sanjuro

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    Wolfram Alpha is beautiful. I've used it for random searches and to compare the output to google's a while ago.

    Then again, I like Wolfram "notes" [and Mathematica <3] a lot as they have been more helpful than my profs in general.

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