Google Killer in the making: Wolfram|Alpha

Do you know that Wolfram|Alpha, a new search engine that has been dubbed as the most promising Google Killer by British tech geeks will be launched in May 2009?

Google Killer in the making: Wolfram|Alpha

Cuil, the last so called great Google Killer turns out to be a dud and now we are going to have a new possible Google Killer in this coming May 2009. The new search engine is Wolfram|Alpha and it is the brainchild of Stephen Wolfram (founder of Wolfram Research).

So, what is so special about Wolfram|Alpha? Let’s hear it straight from the Man himself:
“…had two crucial ingredients: Mathematica and NKS. With Mathematica, I had a symbolic language to represent anything—as well as the algorithmic power to do any kind of computation. And with NKS, I had a paradigm for understanding how all sorts of complexity could arise from simple rules…”

Source: Wolfram Blog

What the heck is that? There’s only one way to find out, wait for the month of May 2009 and check out Wolfram|Alpha when it goes live. :)
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