Wolfram Alpha: Revolution in Search or Hype?

I am sure you have already heard about Wolfram Alpha, the new search engine that will shake the thrones of  Google and Wikipedia as kings of Internet knowledge. 

Soon to be launched, Wolfram Alpha defines itselft as a Computational Knowledge Engine, aiming at providing factual answers, more than a set of links to search results. See it in action in the clip above. 

The man behind is Stephen Wolfram, a Brittish professor who, in the early 90s, created Mathematica, a software tool for maths computation well known among engineering and science college students.

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