I can’t even describe how excited I am for Wolfram Alpha. From my friends in Champaign, IL (the home of University of Illinois, and also Wolfram) the rumors going around the graduate school dive bar scene is that it will be online tomorrow, Friday. I hope so.
I remember hearing rumors, shortly beforing leaving Champaign about a year and a half ago, about a search engine that is brilliant if you are smart enough to figure it out and keep up, and kind of weird and bizarre otherwise. (I think this description also describes me and all my friends there.) Well, I’m smart enough to use it, and it is going to rock. I might just geek out for the next week with this search engine and dedicate this blog to screenshots of the best searches I’m capable of generating. Would you participate in such a contest?
Do you know what else is from Champaign and rocks? These dudes:
If you like good indie pop, you should checkout The Headlights. This video reminds me of the city:
I’ll stop now. Until Wolfram Alpha goes live that is.