Wolfram Alpha Opening Delayed but now launched

Wolfram Alpha is launching in about one hour.

8 pm pacific. Did my first query on wolfram alpha. Get out your popcorn and check it out.

CNet reports Wolfram Alpha has delayed the launch because of glitches. They may have a test launch tonight or over the weekend and are trying to get a full launch by Monday, May 18, 2009.

Then you too will be able to compare the ratios of the GDPs of different countries over time.

You can compare the heights of mountains to the length of bridges.

You will more flexible bond and mortgage calculators.

You will have a subset of canned Mathematica capabilities available online and for free.

You will be able to compute many of the number facts and you will be able to sign up and add number fact sets.

Wolfram alpha blog announcement.