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Re: Handheld mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg107692] Re: Handheld mathematica
  • From: Mark Westwood <markc.westwood at>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 08:03:06 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <hlqu1l$gkn$> <hlv609$pn7$>

Cat food, luxury, you lucky Yanks.  Over here in 3rd world Scotland
we're eating the cats.

On Feb 23, 12:03 am, Fred Klingener <gigabitbuc... at>
> On Feb 21, 4:23 am, "ibmich... at" <ibmich... at>
> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > It is just a matter of time before handheld devices like
> > PDA or Ipod Touch are powerful enough to have Mathematica
> > ported. I was wondering why not go all the way and produce a
> > pocket calculator that functions like a mathematica kernel, that
> > is, without graphic output (for now).
> > ...
> On this group, it's hard to find anyone willing to say anything nice
> about Wolfram Alpha, and it's even harder to find anyone anywhere
> willing to say anything nice about the $50 iPhone/iTouch W|A App
> (especially the $50 part), but the combination is now a powerful
> technical weapon. A puzzlement.
> Just as mysterious is the invisibility (and the continued clumsiness)
> of WebMathematica with its facilities for generating server apps
> accessible to browsers on handhelds.
> I'd have either in a minute if the economy hadn't collapsed and if I
> weren't eating cat food.
> Meow,
> Fred Klingener

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