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Stephen Wolfram:
Computing a theory of all knowledge

TED2010 · 19:58 · Filmed Feb 2010
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Stephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of all knowledge
19:58 · Filmed February 2010 at TED2010 · Subtitles available in 24 languages

Stephen Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, talks about his quest to make all knowledge computational — able to be searched, processed and manipulated. His new search engine, Wolfram Alpha, has no lesser goal than to model and explain the physics underlying the universe.

Scientist, inventor
Stephen Wolfram is the creator of Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha, the author of A New Kind of Science, and the founder and CEO of Wolfram Research. Full bio
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