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Re: does siri use mathematica?

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  • Subject: [mg126494] Re: does siri use mathematica?
  • From: David Reiss <dbreiss at>
  • Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 01:37:54 -0400 (EDT)
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Siri does not itself use Mathematica but hands off specific queries to
Wolfram Alpha.

On May 13, 3:03 am, Richard Fateman <fate... at> wrote:
> I tried siri on "what is the quadratic equation" and got an answer
> that appeared to be from Wolfram|Alpha.
> I tried Wolfram|Alpha from a web browser on the question:
> "tell me about siri"
> and got a interpretation
> "tell me about crab"
> ...
> 2nd definition  "a quarrelsome grouch".
> 5th definition : "a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or
> digs too deeply".
> The others seem irrelevant...

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