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Re: Semantic Web and Wolfram Alpha

From: Christopher St John <ckstjohn@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 12:13:06 -0500
Message-ID: <8ba906450903101013j28018dc5o961b263c3b8383d9@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: RDFa Discussion <public-rdfa@w3.org>
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 11:35 AM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> For those of you that might have missed it, there is a good story on
> Wolfram Alpha, mentioning the Semantic Web, up at TechCrunch. Written by
> the guy that founded Twine:
>
> http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/03/08/wolfram-alpha-computes-answers-to-factual-questions-this-is-going-to-be-big/
>

There's a better write-up at Ars Technica:

  http://arstechnica.com/software/news/2009/03/stephen-wolfram-and-the-techno-dianetics-of-google-ology.ars

The comments are especially good. There was one with a
reference to this review of Wolfram's "A New Kind of Science"
in the Journal of the American Mathematical Society:

  http://www.ams.org/bull/2003-40-01/S0273-0979-02-00970-9/S0273-0979-02-00970-9.pdf

-cks

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Christopher St. John
http://artofsystems.blospot.com
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