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Re: Are you wolfing tonight?

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  • Subject: [mg100011] Re: Are you wolfing tonight?
  • From: David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 00:17:50 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <guu3gd$73m$1@smc.vnet.net>

magma wrote:
> Are you wolfing tonight?
> Not yet the title of a new pop song, but wolfing (or walphing) is the
> new thing to do on the net. Not necessarily lonesome.
> 
> Wolfram|Alpha went live in test mode at 8:48pm CST on Friday 15th May.
> While its fictional "city" cousin HAL comes from Urbana, W/A is
> perhaps more "rural" coming from Champaign :-)
> It can't yet play chess and hasn't killed anybody yet, but it's
> nevertheless a killer app.
> It is bringing lots of people in contact with Mathematica technology and this
> might mean wider use of Mathematica in due time.
> For us, Mathematica users, W/A integration in our notebooks means curated data
> to the n-th power.
> Take note of David Reiss W/A tool (mentioned in another 3d) and of the
> W/A toolbar for your browser available on the W/A site.
> 
> 
> 
I notice that it accepts some, but not all Mathematica syntax. For 
example, Integrate and D commands seem to be accepted, but something 
like FullForm[{a,b,c}] was not.

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk


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