Here are the first few steps. What's the equation?
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converts LaTeX equations into images online.
Stephen Wolfram discusses Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine
- at the same time Google Adds Search to Public Data
: "Nobody really paid attention to the two hour snorecast
" -- like a cross between designing for big data
and a glossary of game theory terms
-- on Wolfram|Alpha
is being lifted
nonetheless: "[on] a platonic search engine, unearthing eternal truths that may never have been written down before," cf
(and in other startup news
...) [via] [more inside]
= pithy definitions + equations
is a pretty convenient web-based way to typeset LaTeX equations
(and get a linkable image).
The Lizzie Method :
16-year-old Elizabeth Seagle figured out a better way of factoring quadratic equations.
What do the Me-Fi mathematicians think? Will it be taught in future textbooks? Personally, I never touch the stuff.
solves over 100 different equations online.
The End of equations? Paul Dirac
and Albert Einstein
thought equations were things of beauty
, Stephen Wolfram
, by contrast thinks they are antiquated.