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Re: [vox] very cool web site



Maybe comapring it to Google wasn't the right thing.

It is very hard to describe for me how cool this was.  Thats why watching 
the video helps explain my enthusiasm.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Norm Matloff" <matloff@cs.ucdavis.edu>
To: "LUGOD's general discussion mailing list" <vox@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2010 2:21 PM
Subject: Re: [vox] very cool web site


>
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 11:32:30AM -0700, jimbo wrote:
>
>> This is truly amazing and worth the time to see the intro all the way 
>> thru.
>
>> http://www.wolframalpha.com/screencast/introducingwolframalpha.html
>
> I didn't watch the video, but I did try the search engine, with useless
> but certainly humorous results.
>
> I plugged in my name, "Norm Matloff," and got, "Assuming 'Norm" is a
> probability distribution," which it expanded to "normal distribution."
>
> I then plugged in "Matloff," and got back "Interpreting 'Matloff'
> as 'meatloaf.'"
>
> :-)
>
> I'm sticking with Google. :-)
>
> Norm
>
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