Making the world's knowledge computable Today's Wolfram|Alpha is the first step in an ambitious, long-term project to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable by anyone. Enter your question or calculation, and Wolfram|Alpha uses its built-in algorithms and a growing collection of data to compute the answer. Based on a new kind of knowledge- based computing
Check out the timeline here for 'The Quest for Computer Knowledge' by Stephen Wolfram, who is inventing new Search capacities...Wolfram Alpha, coming May.