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Wolfram Alpha


WolframAlpha is an interesting and very useful website of a type known as an “answer machine”. You can  ask questions on any subject or maybe complex computation requests and WolframAlpha will then compute the answer and generate images from it’s knowledge base and from other websites and books. You can ask questions on every topic in normal natural language and get answers that will surprise you at the detail, accuracy and speed with which all the information is collated and displayed.

Try it out! It’s free and although it does have a paid subscription “Pro” version the free version will be perfectly fine for most people.

For example, the question “area of New Zealand and Australia” the answer was:

Area of Austrlia and New Zealand

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Soviet Woodpecker

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