[hcs-d] Stephen Wolfram / Sneak Preview of Wolfram Alpha at Berkman 4/28 at 3PM

Jian Li jianli at fas.harvard.edu
Tue Apr 28 23:07:56 EDT 2009

I went today, and it was amazing. The video is now available online at

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 5:27 PM, Amar Ashar <ashar at cyber.law.harvard.edu>wr=

> Hey All,
> I thought you might be interested in an event Berkman is hosting next week
> with Stephen Wolfram, creator of Mathematica. He's going to be demo-ing h=
> new project, Wolfram Alpha, a "Computational Knowledge Engine" / browser
> search engine, on 4/28 at 3PM at HLS. Jonathan Zittrain will also be
>  hosting/participating. More info here:
> http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/events/2009/04/wolfram and some background
> here: http://boingboing.net/2009/04/06/stephen-wolfram-talk.html.
> Thanks!
> Amar
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> 4/28/09, 3:00 PM ET, Austin East Classroom, Austin Hall, Harvard Law Scho=
> Free and Open to the Public
> RSVP is requested (rsvp at cyber.law.harvard.edu) or FB
> (http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=3D79692322050)
> http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/events/2009/04/wolfram
> A Sneak Preview of Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine
> There's been great anticipation around Stephen Wolfram's ambitious
> project to create a comprehensive "computational knowledge engine." The
> Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University will host a
> sneak preview of the Wolfram|Alpha system, and a discussion of its
> underlying technology and implications. Participants will include
> Wolfram|Alpha founder Stephen Wolfram and Jonathan Zittrain, Professor
> of Law.
> Stephen Wolfram is the creator of Mathematica, the author of A New Kind
> of Science, and now the creator of Wolfram|Alpha. He is the founder and
> CEO of Wolfram Research.
> Jonathan Zittrain is a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, is a
> co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and served as
> its first executive director from 1997-2000.
> This event will be webcast live; for more information and a complete
> description, see the event web page:
> http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/events/2009/04/wolfram
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