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Saturday, 29 January 2011

Mobile Learning - new apps from WolframAlpha

I've been following WolframAlpha for some time - they have an intriguing (some may say mysterious) business model based on a very powerful semantic search platform with ability to answer any and every question with speed and accuracy. I was intrigued therefore when I came across these (new?) apps, which appear to be opening up an entirley new channel for online/mobile education.



No doubt other players are looking at this market (Open University?) but I think that WoframAlpha are currently ahead of the game.

Amplify’d from products.wolframalpha.com
An app for every course...
Gain a competitive advantage with Wolfram Course Assistant Apps. Each app is custom designed
specifically for today's popular courses. Wolfram
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the coursework to help you solve problems, not just give you the answers.


As the makers of Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha, we have been providing solutions in education for over 20 years. Now we're combining expert-level data, high-performance computation, and state-of-the-art interface design to give you the power to excel in all your classes—right in the palm of your hand.


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