Thursday Dec 5
Want to stump Siri? Try 'What's 3.23 minus 1.27?'
Asking Siri "What's 3.23 minus 1.27?" resulted in an odd answer. Instead of responding with the correct value, Apple's voice assistant told me the current date.
Sentient code: An inside look at Stephen Wolfram's utterly new,...
In 2002 Stephen Wolfram released A New Kind of Science and immediately unleashed a firestorm of wonder, controversy, and criticism as the British-born scientist, programmer, and entrepreneur overturned conventional ideas on how to pursue knowledge.
Wolfram Mathematica Language Free On Raspberry Pi
A pilot version of Wolfram's language will now be available free for owners of the UK-innovated single-board Raspberry Pi computer.
Our Siri guide: How to merge your life with Apple's witty virtual assistant
Touch is so 2011. The next frontier is voice, and Apple helped kickoff that movement with Siri for iPhone.
Buy A Pi For $25 And Get Mathematica Free
Following on from Wolfram's announcement of a new language that would change the way that we program, the news that Mathematica and Wolfram Language will be bundled with Raspberry Pi is, on the surface at least, electrifying.
Government Computer News
Cloud as a Brain gets real ... so let the AI race begin
On November 14th, IBM announced it was opening up its Jeopardy-winning Watson technologies as a cloud service and development platform.
Stephen Wolfram Developing New Programming Language
Nerval's Lobster writes "Stephen Wolfram, the chief designer of the Mathematica software platform and the Wolfram Alpha 'computation knowledge engine,' has another massive project in the works - although he's remaining somewhat vague about details for the time being.
'Something very big is coming: our most important technology...
In a blog post Wednesday, Stephen Wolfram said that "recently something amazing has happened" that is "profoundly important in the technological world, and beyond."