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2014-02-17 16:20:52

New York, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence-based education and training company, Select Media, was recently recognized in Mathematica Policy Research's report on the Personal Responsibility Education Program's (PREP) adolescent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection prevention efforts. The Mathematica Report, released in October 2013, indicated that four of the six most popular evidence-based curricula serving the greatest number of youth come from Select...

Siri Comprises 25% Of All Wolfram Alpha Searches
2012-02-08 05:58:27

Apple´s Siri virtual assistant now accounts for one-quarter of all queries made on the computational search engine Wolfram Alpha, the New York Times reported on Monday in a profile of the search engine´s upcoming premium service. Wolfram Alpha is the invention of Mathematica creator Stephen Wolfram. Less than three years ago, the 52-year-old scientist and software designer sought to build a new kind of search engine that, unlike Google or Bing, did not scavenge the Web but...

2011-12-06 10:50:00

Packt recently released its first book on NumPy, titled âœNumPy 1.5 Beginner's Guideâ, written by Ivan Idris. The book comes packed with real world examples enabling readers to perform high performance calculations with efficient NumPy code, execute complex linear algebra and mathematical computations, and analyze large data sets with statistical functions. Birmingham, UK (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 Packt recently released its first book on NumPy, titled...

2011-07-15 00:00:37

New gridMathematica 8 adds CUDA and OpenCL support simplifying management of heterogeneous high-performance computing. Champaign, IL (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 Wolfram Research today announced the release of gridMathematica 8, the latest version of Wolfram's widely used platform for grid computing. gridMathematica 8 adds to the existing CPU capabilities a range of high-performance technologies, from CUDA and OpenCL support to dynamically generated C code generation, as well as new...

2011-05-05 00:00:32

Get closer than ever before to the natural world's most highly coveted and valued gems and jewels with an alluring new app book from Touch Press. Champaign, IL/London, UK (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 The University of Chicago Press and Touch Press in collaboration with The Field Museum are proud to announce that Gems and Jewels for iPad is now available on the App Store. The Gems and Jewels app is a dazzling adaptation of the printed book Gems and Gemstones: Timeless Natural Beauty of the...

2010-12-23 00:00:54

Solar System for iPad, the much-anticipated new title from Touch Press (publisher of The Elements) and Faber and Faber, is a breakthrough interactive book, created to inform and inspire people about our nearby astronomical neighborhood, presenting a wealth of spectacular imagery received from robot spacecraft. The title combines stunning fully manipulable 3D realizations of the planets and moons with an intelligent specially written text by best-selling Faber author and former radio...

2010-11-16 00:00:52

New Mathematica 8 Integrates Wolfram|Alpha "“ One of More than 500 New Features Champaign, IL (Vocus) November 15, 2010 Wolfram Research today announced the release of Mathematica 8, the latest version of its flagship computation, development, and deployment platform that introduces the breakthrough concept of linguistically controlled computing. Integrating technology of Wolfram|Alpha, the Mathematica-powered computational knowledge engine, makes it possible to enter math or data...

2009-10-06 09:00:00

PARIS, WATERLOO, Canada, CAMBRIDGE, Mass., and AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 6, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Numerical Mathematics Consortium, a group of industry and academic experts working to define a standard for mathematical functions applicable to numerical algorithms, today announced the fourth draft release of the standard document. A highlight of the release is a new scorecard framework for organizing and presenting functions covered by the standard. This approach helps engineers, scientists...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.