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A Wolf or a Ram? What is Wolfram Alpha?

Want a new way to search the web? WolframAlpha.com is a perfect place to go to find calculated answers from a variety of data. In fact, they state that it’s not a search engine, but a “computational knowledge engine” that helps people find what they need (WolframAlpha, 2013). It uses “built-in knowledge curated by human experts to compute on the fly a specific answer and analysis for every query” and the results are really interesting (WolframAlpha, 2013). That is what makes WolframAlpha different from Google, which indexes and displays web pages.