Wolfram|Alpha Content Development

May 28, 2009
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The Wolfram|Alpha Team
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Our teams have been working steadily for a long time to make Wolfram|Alpha successful. The content development team is one of the most essential groups in this process. All of us are still pushing to get the best information into Wolfram|Alpha for our users. These photos show some of the content developers during the launch weekend. Thanks to all who have helped!

Reviewing content

Hard at work

Discussing content issues

Checking out the content

26 Comments

Love the site! Please add aroma molecules to your database; it will open up the world of flavor and fragrance to consumers and professionals alike.

Posted by Michelle Krell Kydd May 28, 2009 at 12:05 pm Reply

    Yes, absolutely; in fact, whyever stop there — why don’t you hire Luca Turin to make the end-user’s computer emit the corresponding fragrance in response to the proper input? Turin showed during his scintillating TED presentation that he is the hands-down master of fragrance chemistry, and surely, with the unprecedented and insurmountable assemblage of knowledge that Wolfram|Owlpha has already amassed, the computer part is a cinch! Go for it! You can do it!

    Posted by Vermillion Popp May 31, 2009 at 8:03 pm Reply

Keep up the great work guys!! I’m also excited to see that it’s pretty much an all Mac shop, w00t!!

Posted by Nick Satkovich May 28, 2009 at 12:10 pm Reply

    would Apple be one the big investors… ?

    Posted by Jack May 29, 2009 at 3:21 am Reply

Great job :-) … and nice notebooks ;-)

Posted by Tom May 28, 2009 at 12:11 pm Reply

Hey, I see they’re using Macs. Go Apple!

Posted by b-a-b May 28, 2009 at 12:53 pm Reply

Awesome keep doing the good work! Where can I get one of those awesome wolfram skins? XD They look sweeeet. Keep going!

Posted by trontron May 28, 2009 at 12:59 pm Reply

very well

Posted by Robiul Islam May 28, 2009 at 1:04 pm Reply

Hi, I have been tracking wolfram alpha for many months. And I am excited to see it live now. For the content developers I would like to say that, it would be very helpful to give stock quotes and company details of some rapidly developing countries like India. These information along with realtime stock price is available. Thus source would not be a problem. If proper attention is payed into this category Wolframa|Alpha would be the favorite place for investors who are looking to learn the technical and fundamentals of stock.

Regards,
Azmath

Posted by azmath May 28, 2009 at 1:35 pm Reply

I want a Wolfram|Alpha sticker for my computer too!

Posted by Paul May 28, 2009 at 1:53 pm Reply

Nice brand of laptop’s you got there ;-)….

Posted by sander huisman May 28, 2009 at 2:48 pm Reply

Thank you guys! All of you!

Posted by Paul May 28, 2009 at 3:16 pm Reply

i am very interested in history etc

Posted by brian smith May 28, 2009 at 3:31 pm Reply

Ok, as much as I love your service, I think it’s time to ask you to limit your devotion to blog articles about your dev team, and interviews with team members. Of course it’s entirely up to you, but you risk losing a blog reader, unless I get details I really care about, such as new features, smart search queries, etc.

Posted by Jacob May 28, 2009 at 6:31 pm Reply

Would love to be a part of that time. Haha.
Oh yeah….where can I get a sticker like that? :)

Posted by Mark Walberg May 28, 2009 at 7:38 pm Reply

We want stickers…. !!!!
WOLF_ RAM IT … feels like The Wolf in Ram’s clothing !
Prediction: 10 years … it will change math in the classroom … . I sure hope so!
… also it will change the way we ” google ” . The kids in my math classes know … ” How to Wolf it” ! … and if the syntax is wrong Ram it!

Posted by Paul May 28, 2009 at 8:36 pm Reply

My students have started to use wolframalpha to plot graphs and help with finding prime factors (mature people, basic maths). All have clocked that its a help and a way of exploring rather than a super-calculator. I agree with Paul: this will be big in education.

Posted by Keithpeter May 29, 2009 at 2:42 am Reply

Hey, great job guys.
We are fascinated here in Ukraine of what you did
Nice laptops ;)

Posted by Mudry May 29, 2009 at 4:08 am Reply

Thank you for all the releated person of wolfram/alpha

Posted by Ram B. Kshetri May 29, 2009 at 5:53 am Reply

I am first time visitor, liked the site, i would like to congratulate the team. I would like to point out a small mistake I happened to notice, today’s temperature in Bangalore was shown as 40 degrees C, it never gets that hot here, and today it could not have been more than 30 degrees.

Posted by Dip May 29, 2009 at 6:26 am Reply

Are there plans or considerations to allow the public to add data to the system? I’m not thinking for myself particularly (there’s already more data in there than I know what to do with), but it seems that as you grow and/or find competition in this arena, a distributed, wiki-style data entry system would scale better.

Posted by Jon Smock May 29, 2009 at 9:17 am Reply

Very nice
I love wolffram alphe it is the best social network

Posted by Lans May 29, 2009 at 3:35 pm Reply

You could only have made a good work as you did with Macs! :P

Posted by Raffa May 30, 2009 at 8:06 am Reply

I like Wolfram|Alpha very much! Because from now on, I can solve complex math problems without the help of software like MatLab and Mathematica, if only I can get access to the Internet!

Posted by Jiakai Fan May 30, 2009 at 8:43 am Reply

We want that laptop skins!!

Please, please, please!

Posted by shaiful May 30, 2009 at 9:59 am Reply

I need help with a math problem.
A volcano is 30,000 ft high. It rises out of the ocean. It contains 10,000 cu miles of water. What is the circumference of the volcano at the bottom?

Posted by Dan June 3, 2010 at 7:34 am Reply
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