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

Zak Stone zstone at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 00:06:36 EDT 2009


Too bad they didn't record a screen capture to go with the talk! I was
there as well, and I imagine it will be hard to follow what he is
saying without being able to see the screen.

Zak


On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 11:07 PM, Jian Li <jianli at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
> I went today, and it was amazing. The video is now available online
> at http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/interactive/events/2009/04/wolfram.
> -Jian
>
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 5:27 PM, Amar Ashar <ashar at cyber.law.harvard.edu>
> wrote:
>>
>> 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 his
>> 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
>>
>> = = =
>>
>>
>> [TUESDAY] A SNEAK PREVIEW OF WOLFRAM|ALPHA: COMPUTATIONAL KNOWLEDGE ENGINE
>>
>> ================================================================================
>> 4/28/09, 3:00 PM ET, Austin East Classroom, Austin Hall, Harvard Law
>> School
>> Free and Open to the Public
>> RSVP is requested (rsvp at cyber.law.harvard.edu) or FB
>> (http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=79692322050)
>> 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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