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Wolfram Alpha Might Dis You


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#1 buddy215

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Posted 18 May 2009 - 08:00 AM

http://www.wolframalpha.com/
There is a new search engine out. It supposedly will get right to the
best answer for your search.
Gotta warn you, though. If your ego is easily deflated...stay away.
Here's what happened. I followed the suggestion on testing out the
search engine and entered a date. I chose December 7, 1941 (Japan declares
war on USA and attacks Pearl Harbor) and got the response "Did you mean
September 7, 1941?"

OK, I gave it another shot. Entered my birth date. Got the response "No siginificant
event for that date"
. See what I mean? This search engine is out to destroy
fragile egos. If you are already suffering from low self esteem, stay away. Don't
even go there.

If you are a budding or in full bloom mathematican or scientist, you may want
to check out what it has to offer. As luck would have it, a news article on it
popped up this morning.
BBC - dot.life http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/technology/
“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”

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Posted 18 May 2009 - 10:15 AM

The results it gives is sometimes useful.

But how did it know my location? I looked up my birthday and it also reported what was the sunrise and sunset of my current location on that day.

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Posted 18 May 2009 - 10:24 AM

It is going by your IP Address. Or maybe it has ESP.
“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”

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Posted 18 May 2009 - 12:12 PM

What's ESP?

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Posted 18 May 2009 - 03:07 PM

ESP is most commonly called the "sixth sense." It is sensory information that an individual receives which comes beyond the ordinary five senses sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. It can provide the individual with information of the present, past, and future; as it seems to originate in a second, or alternate reality.
“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”

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Posted 18 May 2009 - 06:17 PM

ESP = Extra Sensory Perception

Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.

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