WolframAlpha – A Computational Search Engine

WolframAlpha – A Computational Search Engine

Maybe I’m late discovering this new search engine. I thought that it’s the same as Yahoo!, Google, or Bing; but it’s actually not.
Wolfram Alpha is known to be a “Computational Search Engine”.
So what does it mean?
Wolfram Alpha
It basically gives a result based on the question or calculation entered in the search box. Like other search engines, Wolfram|Alpha uses a search algorithm with a growing collection of data to be presented to users. Wolfram|Alpha, developed by Wolfram Research, “is an online service that answers factual queries directly by computing the answer from structured data, rather than providing a list of documents or webpages that might contain the answers as a search engine might”. The only thing that makes Wolfram|Alpha a unique search engine is its ability to compute mathematical equations.

You want to try? Just visit WolframAlpha Homepage and try asking your mess in calculations… Good luck!!!

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  1. This engine has really a lot of funny things to be discovered!!! I tried asking these:

    Are you God?
    Who am I?
    what is your name?

    The rest, ask him!!!

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