Is La Toya Jackson a Prime Number?
May 19, 2009, 22:32 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Douglas Eadline)
"Sounds different. However, before I discuss my experiences with
the site, I would like to be clear about one thing. W|A is not
Google nor is trying to be Google or some form of "Google Killer."
So going to Wolfram|Alpha and searching for recipes is not going to
work as you would expect. I'll get in to this a little bit more
below, but there is a tendency to compare everything to Google
these days -- and conclude Google is better and will smash these
pesky sites in short order. The key difference is "computable
knowledge" versus "searchable web". In case you don't know, Wolfram
is the Stephen Wolfram who created Mathematica. He also wrote A New
Kind Of Science. I never met Wolfram, seems like a bright guy, I
wondering if he went to the Donald Trump school of branding."