Questions and answers

Sometimes, you may get a very good answer from your questions. When the answer comes from a machines, it’s even more interesting.

Try asking questions to WolframAlpha, the computational “knowledge engine” from Wolfram Research, the same guys who make the great Mathematica. It’s quite well-known, for instance, that if you dare ask WolframAlpha the question “How many roads must a man walk down?“, you will for sure get a very appropriate answer:

Shot from Wolframalpha.

Shot from Wolframalpha.

Apple’s Siri, by the way, uses Wolframalpha to answer some of the most analytical (or philosophical) questions, like “What is the purpose of life?”

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About Antonio Vantaggiato

Professor, web2.0 enthusiast, and didactic chef.
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