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Wolfram Alpha study of Facebook users details relationship cycles

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The average Facebook user has 342 friends and teenage girls and boys tend to misreport their relationship status as married, according to an analysis of Facebook data by Wolfram Alpha founder Stephen Wolfram.Wolfram analyzed Facebook data from more than 1 million people who use the Wolfram Alpha Personal Analytics...
Wolfram Alpha study of Facebook users details relationship cycles

WolframAlpha's Stephen Wolfram Talks About New Paid Knowledge Engine (Video)

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Last week, when he was making the rounds of reporters showing off the new paid version of his “computational knowledge engine,” called WolframAlpha Pro, its eponymous creator Stephen Wolfram had a bit of a chat with me about where search and discovery on the Internet was going. The man...
WolframAlpha's Stephen Wolfram Talks About New Paid Knowledge Engine (Video)

5 Things I Learned About the Future from Stephen Wolfram

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Lots of the knowledge dropped at South By Southwest Interactive is vertical. In the sense that tech people use that word, "vertical" means focused on a particular market or problem and all its implications from top to bottom. Talks tend to be about the business of this or that, or...
5 Things I Learned About the Future from Stephen Wolfram

Mathematica 9 offers a bigger bucket of formulas

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Hoping to ease the mathematical labors of researchers across all scientific disciplines, Wolfram Research has added more capabilities to its flagship Mathematica software, offering formulas to ease social networking analysis, three-dimensional modeling and other computationally complex calculations. Mathematica 9 also offers a new predictive analysis feature that provides users...
Mathematica 9 offers a bigger bucket of formulas
Facebook usage data reveals just how 'depressingly stereotypical' your life probably is

Stephen Wolfram Thinks Instagram is "Completely Nuts" For Writing Its Own Photo Filters

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The easy news at South by Southwest yesterday was that Instagram has reached 27 million users and has indeed built the expected Android version. The hard news is that it may have wasted lots of time and effort along the way. In a talk today entitled "Computation and Its Impact...
Stephen Wolfram Thinks Instagram is "Completely Nuts" For Writing Its Own Photo Filters

Siri accounts for nearly 25% of Wolfram Alpha queries

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Nearly 25% of queries fielded by the Wolfram Alpha answer-engine come from Apple’s voice-powered assistant Siri, according to the New York Times. Wolfram Alpha is an online service that gives fact-based answers to queries directly from its database rather than by searching through web pages that might contain the...
Siri accounts for nearly 25% of Wolfram Alpha queries

On Facebook, men talk about music, women discuss family and friends

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The average Facebook user has 342 friends and teenage girls and boys tend to misreport their relationship status as married, according to an analysis of Facebook data by Wolfram Alpha founder Stephen Wolfram....
On Facebook, men talk about music, women discuss family and friends

Read/Write Daily: Extreme Computing

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The theme today is extreme computing. When we talk about "tech," what we really mean is applied computing. None of these apps and gizmos would advance without the relentless pursuit of smarter, faster computers. Today's links are all crazy examples of that pursuit. Scientific American reports on the success...
Read/Write Daily: Extreme Computing

Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

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Stephen Wolfram, the CEO of Wolfram Research, took to the stage at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013 today to discuss the ‘Computational Future’. Afterwards, he met up with TNW’s Paul Sawers to discuss automated medical diagnosis, the incredible potential of natural language processing and more. At the end of the...
Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

Stephen Wolfram has much better data on his life than you do

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Stephen Wolfram, the genius behind the seminal math software Mathematica, the ambitious book A New Kind of Science, and the quirky search engine Wolfram Alpha, has been collecting data on his life for a long time. For instance, he’s been recording every single keystroke he’s made since 2002, totalling over...
Stephen Wolfram has much better data on his life than you do

Acting On Your Behalf

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Editor’s note: Daniel Gross is CEO and co-founder of Cue. You can follow him on Twitter here.  After meticulously analyzing virtually every aspect of his digital life since 1989, Stephen Wolfram noticed something: “The more routine I can make the basic practical aspects of my life, the more I am able...
Acting On Your Behalf

Stephen Wolfram reveals the personal analytics of his life

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Stephen Wolfram may now be best known as the creator of Wolfram Alpha, but he's been involved with data in one way or another for decades, and it turns out he's been collecting plenty of data about himself all that time. Now, he's taken things one step further and...
Stephen Wolfram reveals the personal analytics of his life

DailyDirt: Personal Analytics.. On The Rise?

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We've talked about lifelogging a bit before, where people record nearly every moment of their lives (and make it public somehow). Ignoring Facebook statuses from people's running shoes is just the beginning. Here are a few more examples. Stephen Wolfram posted an analysis of his emails/keystrokes/phonecalls for the past decade...
DailyDirt: Personal Analytics.. On The Rise?

Dear Assistant: A Twitter bot that uses Wolfram Alpha to answer your burning questions

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Twitter bots are nothing new, but Dear Assistant is unique. It leverages Wolfram Alpha, the “answer engine” from Wolfram Research, to answer your questions on the social network. We first stumbled on Dear Assistant by chance earlier this morning. A quick check through its tweets, which include answers to word...
Dear Assistant: A Twitter bot that uses Wolfram Alpha to answer your burning questions
Wolfram Mathematica coming to the iPad

Stephen Wolfram says there isn't enough data on the Web to power Wolfram Alpha

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If you’ve ever wondered how Wolfram Alpha works, you’re in for a treat: On stage at TNW Conference in Amsterdam, Wolfram Alpha CEO Stephen Wolfram went into detail on how his service actually computes answers on the fly. To do this, Wolfram explains, you need massive data sets — so much so that Wolfram...
Stephen Wolfram says there isn't enough data on the Web to power Wolfram Alpha
Stephen Wolfram looks back at 'A New Kind of Science,' 10 years on
Keen On... Stephen Wolfram: Confessions Of The Most Quantified Person On The Planet

3 fascinating (and pretty) portraits of personal life through data

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For most people, the only data they’ll ever really see about themselves are the pretty charts generated about their finances or weight loss by applications like Mint or Jawbone. Some people, however, take their personal data a little more seriously, meticulously tracking their lives for years, and then showing the world...
3 fascinating (and pretty) portraits of personal life through data

Stephen Wolfram says he almost had a deal with Google, but it 'blew up'

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As you may recall, Wolfram Research signed a deal with Microsoft a few years back that saw some Wolfram Alpha functionality integrated into Bing. As it turns out, it very nearly found its way into a certain other search engine as well. In an interview at The Next Web...
Stephen Wolfram says he almost had a deal with Google, but it 'blew up'

Siri makes up 25% of all Wolfram Alpha searches

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Apple’s virtual assistant Siri has found a good match in Wolfram Alpha, the computational search engine from Mathematica creator Stephen Wolfram. Siri now accounts for 25 percent of all searches made on Wolfram Alpha, the New York Times reports in a profile of Alpha’s upcoming premium service. The figure shows...
Siri makes up 25% of all Wolfram Alpha searches

Wolfram, a Search Engine, Finds Answers Within Itself

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In Tuesday's New York Times, Steve Lohr reports on Stephen Wolfram, a 52-year-old scientist, software designer, entrepreneur and winner of the MacArthur prize, who three years ago created a new kind of search engine, Wolfram Alpha. Unlike Google or Microsoft's Bing, Wolfram Alpha does not forage the Web, but culls...
Wolfram, a Search Engine, Finds Answers Within Itself
Stephen Wolfram Says He Has An Algorithm For Everything -- Literally

The Next Web Conference Europe has sold out!

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The 8th edition of The Next Web Conference Europe has sold out! More than 2,000 online professionals will join us for this inspiring and dynamic event next week, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. As Patrick de Laive, co-founder of TNW and organizer of the event, said: “We have room for 2,000 visitors...
The Next Web Conference Europe has sold out!

TEDTalks : Stephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of everything - Stephen Wolfram (2010)

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TEDTalks : Stephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of everything - Stephen Wolfram (2010)

Wolfram Alpha Pro now available, $4.99 a month will let you throw almost anything at it for analysis

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Wolfram Alpha has made some fairly big strides in its few short years of existence, but the so-called computational knowledge engine has now rolled out what founder Stephen Wolfram says is the "the single most important development for Wolfram Alpha since the original website launched in 2009." That development...
Wolfram Alpha Pro now available, $4.99 a month will let you throw almost anything at it for analysis

Google Is Now a Graphing Calculator

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Google has decided to make its simple search box into yet another thing. It's now a WebGL-powered 3D graphing calculator. If you type in a two-variable function, Google's search box on the desktop will graph an animated, interactive, 3D plot right in your browser. Google is moving increasingly toward providing...
Google Is Now a Graphing Calculator

The Tale Of A Wolfram Research Co-founder And His Beloved “Periodic Table Table” [Video]

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Out of the annals of history comes this doozy. A man known by the name of Theodore Gray is a co-founder of Wolfram Research, best known as the creator of Wolfram Alpha, the two-year-old computational answer engine, which Siri uses for 25 percent of her mobile searches. Along with Stephen...
The Tale Of A Wolfram Research Co-founder And His Beloved “Periodic Table Table” [Video]

Wolfram Alpha Launches Personal Analytics Reports For Facebook

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Wolfram Alpha, the “computational knowledge engine” that quietly handles a large number of queries from Apple’s Siri, launched a new feature today that allows you to quickly get an overview of all your data on Facebook. The new report, says Wolfram CEO Stephen Wolfram, expands Wolfram Alpha’s “powers of analysis...
Wolfram Alpha Launches Personal Analytics Reports For Facebook
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