Friday, May 1, 2009

WolframAlpha: A google rival or killer ?

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This May 2009, there comes a google rival or killer (?) called WolframAlpha, a brainchild of British-born physicist Stephen Wolfram.

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Based on the technology called "computational knowledge engine", WolframAlpha, a free service will try to answer questions directly, rather than displaying web pages like from a search engines.

Stephen Wolfram, in below video, discusses Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine.

Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harward university has posted full audio interview with Stephen Wolfram. It can be downloaded from here.


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