Friday, July 23, 2010

A Splinter of God's Knowledge

If you have not yet heard of the "computational knowledge engine" called WolframAlpha, it is worth the 13 minutes it will take you to watch the intro video.  Despite its rather obscure name, it is a helpful tool for finding information on nearly any subject.  It forms a helpful trio with Google and Wikipedia and will, I predict, become a site you use frequently.  It will stagger you to see how many statistics are accessible through one simple web site.  It will humble you to realize how much knowledge it contains.  And it will then awe you to then contemplate how many things God knows that Wolfram doesn't.  Like this:

1 comment:

  1. Strange, but it did know "an" answer. It told me that unfortunately all organic life comes to an end.

    And that is rather true.