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New Breed Of Search Engines - Wolframalpha

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  1. mayjune

    mayjune New Member

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    Hey,
    We all use Google/Bing/Yahoo etc etc to search. It gives you millions of results for any query, out of which more then 90% are of no use. Right?

    Here comes a new Search Engine(they don't call it a search engine though as it computes the answer on its own)
    http://www.wolframalpha.com
    It gives you only one result!! Not only that, it claims that the result it not copied from somewhere but its own original! Thus it claims the right on it too!! Till now software vendors only claimed there software as copyrighted, but with this, not only the search engine but the output is also copyrighted!!

    They are still working on it, but some of the results it shows is really awesome, (it won't work for every query, But hey it gives you a very good alternative when you want only one specific answer or you want to compare something!!

    I checked http://www.go4expert.com
    Here are the results!!

    Code:
     [FONT=&quot]Registered host information
    organization                       THEPLANET.COM INTERNET SERVICES
    location                                Houston,Texas,United StatesWeb statistics for all of go4expert.com
    daily page views               ~~ 300000 
    daily visitors                       ~~ 70000 
    site rank                               ~~ 24633rd
    domain online                   13/07/2004  (5 years ago)
    (based on Alexa estimates, as of  July 31, 2009)
    
    Webpage info
    page title                             Programming and Web Development Forum
    page size                             83.21 kB  (excluding images, stylesheets, etc.)
    links from page                 294  (in HTML)
    images on page                                96
    forms on page                   6  (23 input fields)[/FONT]
    
    And if you check the attached below graph, you'll see that the site has grown a lot in terms of its daily visitors. I think almost in an year we have increased around 25000 dailys visitors per day!! Which is really cool!!! Way to go shabbir!! :D

    Ok here's another cool comparison i did!
    http://www.go4expert.com http://www.google.com
    Yup G4EF Against the Big G
    Here are the results!!
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                     http://www.go4expert.com/  http://www.google.com/
    daily page views    ~~ 300000                ~~ 4.5 billion
    daily visitors      ~~ 70000                 ~~ 500 million 
    site rank           ~~ 24633rd                     1st
    domain online       13/07/2004 (5 years ago) 15/09/1997  (12 years ago)
    (based on Alexa estimates)
    So try out the site, and if you hit some cool answers post it here, even we would like to see something intresting you found!!

    Here are some interesting searches which will show you how unique this is!!
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=n-grams it was the best of times it was the worst of times
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=49 tredecillion
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=d/dx%28e^%28ax%29%29
    - click on show steps,
    its soo cool!!
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=taylor series sin x
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=D dominant eleventh
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=(28 base 16) + ++(30 base 5)
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=newyork+to+london
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=Dini's surface


    More about the site
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/about.html
    http://www.infoworld.com/d/developer-world/how-wolfram-alpha-could-change-software-248?page=0,0
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/screencast/introducingwolframalpha.html
    ^how to use the site - video

    Have fun! :)

    Off topic
    Code:
                        http://www.go4expert.com/  http://www.google.com/
    daily page views    ~~ 300000                ~~ 4.5 billion
    :crazy::crazy:
    Someday we'll hit billions too :D
    What say shabbir ? :)
     

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    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    Yes. We should be positive.

    Also I guess all this guess work sites are more or less piece of crap.
     
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    as in? what do you mean "guess work sites"?
     
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    Mayjune: I love this site and have been watching over it before it was launched. :)
    I don't remember from where I got the original link but I'm a fan of Wolfram|Alpha

    Shabbir: Even I didn't got your point?
     
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    Yeah me too.
    I stumbled upon Alpha on around 20th May. (It was launched on 18th)
    And, I just love it since then ...

    @ shabbir : Neither did I understand what you wanted to say ?!
     
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    I meant sites which rank sites based on some data like Alexa ranks website based on Data collected from people using Alexa toolbar is very far from accurate but that is the best among the worst. All other are just no algo why one site ranks at some rank.
     
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    go4expert statistics from websiteoutlook

    go4expert.com Estimated Worth $124165.7 USD

    Title Programming and SEO Forum
    Description Provides advice and opinions by members to questions coupled with a vast variety of tutorials and articles related to programming.
    Daily Pageview 55951
    Daily Ads Revenue $170.09

    More at http://www.websiteoutlook.com/www.go4expert.com
     
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    thats cool, how do they estimate such things?
     
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    hey nice one, i have checked it, and it seems the good site but not for the searchers like me. anyhow it's giving info abt the things which is nt relted, same as posted in question.
     
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    All estimate but its nothing close to actual.
     
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    @seema, its still in development stage, it can answer a lot of enquiries but not all..
    But someday it'll answer pretty much every query you put through it...
     
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    It's just a clone of Google
     
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    No. It searches Google and Wolf Side by Side
     
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    very well found shabbir, this might be handy many times..
     
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    That looks helpful at first instance. We have to digg in further to analyze it.

    It is not a search engine actually. It is more of a website analyzer tool. But that is not accurate too, shows wrong alexa rank for my website www.cignsuweb.com
     
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    Even Alexa shows wrong Data for Google and Yahoo at times and so you should not judge anything based on Alexa.
     
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