November 11, 2013 — Abigail Nussey, Wolfram Science Summer School Event Director

Applications are now open for the 2014 Wolfram Science Summer School, the twelfth year it’s been held. Over my six years of participation in the school (as Event Director, student, and instructor), I’ve met a lot of people from all over the world, seen a lot of interesting projects (many of which turned into theses, papers, and products), and worked on my own projects as well. Some of my favorite student projects over the years have been in economics, medicine, finance, and music.

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October 24, 2013 — Wolfram Blog Team

By now, most of you students are likely getting into the thick of the academic year, preparing for the first wave of exams and projects and presentations to come your way… But don’t freak out just yet! Here’s a list of Wolfram’s most recent apps and programs that might help make your life a little easier. After all, it never hurts to have a few powerful resources on your side.

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September 24, 2013 — Wolfram Blog Team

The power, elegance, and interactivity of Mathematica are no secret to professionals and educators. Get your hands on some of these recent publications and find new ways to bring math and science to life in your workplace or classroom:

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September 20, 2013 — Wolfram Blog Team

Wolfram Technology Conference 2013

There are just four weeks until the Wolfram Technology Conference 2013 (taking place October 21–23 in Champaign, Illinois—Wolfram’s headquarter city), and space is filling up quickly!

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September 18, 2013 — Todd Rowland, Academic Director, Wolfram Science Summer School

The Wolfram Science Summer School is an intense three-week course that furthers people’s careers by teaching them the ideas and methods used by Stephen Wolfram and his advanced research team.

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September 5, 2013 — Michael Belcher, computerbasedmath.org

We’re pleased to announce that computerbasedmath.org is collaborating with UNICEF for the third Computer-Based Math™ Education Summit.

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September 3, 2013 — The Summer 2013 Wolfram Interns

Each summer a group of interns arrives at Wolfram Research to work on a host of exciting projects that not only prepare them for their future careers, but also give them the opportunity to make some great contributions to Wolfram technologies. One such contribution this year was the “Fun Curves” project for Wolfram|Alpha that took drawings of famous cartoon characters and turned them into mathematical equations.

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August 23, 2013 — Adriana O'Brien, Junior Business Development Associate, Partnerships

The Wolfram Education Team is going all over the United States and even online this fall semester. We are excited to demonstrate new advances in Wolfram technologies and their applications in the classroom.

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July 23, 2013 — Vitaliy Kaurov, Technical Communication & Strategy

When 11-year-old Jesse Friedman won a programming prize at the Wolfram Technology Conference last year, I pondered the diversity of our global user community—from children to Nobel Prize laureates, from CTOs to astronauts, to the thousands of people on the planet who help the world tick every day using the tools we make.

We always have a great atmosphere at our annual Technology Conference, where developers and users mingle and share their stories. Imagine if we could take this interaction and somehow make it available every day to everyone. We hope to achieve this with Wolfram Community, a new virtual home for our big family, which we are very pleased to announce today. Now the people who make our wonderful technologies and the people who use them to make wonderful things are just a few clicks away from each other.

At the outset, Wolfram Community is a platform for questions and answers, idea sharing, and discussions about all of our technologies—including Mathematica, SystemModeler, Wolfram|Alpha, and all the rest. With time, not only do we envision uniting users across our technologies, but that the system will grow to provide additional features, including deeper integration with our products themselves, file sharing, and much more, offering a medium designed for creative collaboration. And if you already have a Wolfram ID, you’re all set to go—just sign in and start chatting.

Community People

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May 13, 2013 — Wolfram Blog Team

Thank you to all who made the Wolfram Virtual Conference Spring 2013 a great success. The free event featured two tracks of talks covering applications of Wolfram technologies in industry, education, and research as well as a Q&A with our experts and access to virtual networking.

Wolfram Virtual Conference

Attendees of all experience levels joined the event to gain new insights on how to get the most out of our technologies, including Mathematica‘s Predictive Interface, CDF and EnterpriseCDF, Wolfram SystemModeler, and more.

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