06 Aug '12, 4am

I wonder if Wolfram|Alpha still has a NASA-like mission control:

I wonder if Wolfram|Alpha still has a NASA-like mission control:

What's with the Wolfram|Alpha Control Room? 2009-05-18 There’s no doubt about it, the launch of Wolfram|Alpha has been truly strange. There’s the technology itself. All answers get rendered as images, even when they don’t need to be . It doesn’t handle obvious errors very well . They oddly chose to launch on Friday night, a time when even the majority of Battlestar Galactica fans opted to use their DVRs and go out. And they’ve fed a media hype machine to levels that they cannot possibly live up to. But the weirdest thing about Wolfram|Alpha is that they have a control room , like NASA , or like the villains from 24. Nerds hunch over their laptops in stadium style seating, with huge monitors and projected images on a big wall in front of them. Apparently, launching a web app is serious business . They even have a live web feed , which primarily broadcasts video of some guy ...

Full article: http://luigimontanez.com/2009/what-s-with-the-wolfram-alp...

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