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Date Archive: 2010 January

Education & Academic

Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha Are Revolutionizing Education

Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha are revolutionizing education. Teachers and students are pretty pumped and starting to envision the possibilities. That was the chatter at our Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) 2010 booth in San Francisco this month, as we listened to Mathematica enthusiasts voice their opinions on technology and education.
Computation & Analysis

Mathematica Tests the St. Swithun’s Day Proverb

Like most in the United Kingdom, I have been trapped in my house by snow for most of the last week. Waking up again like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day, to another snowy view, I have been dreaming of summer days to come. It was against this background that I thought I would get around to testing whether an old British weather proverb was true: St. Swithun's day if thou dost rain For forty days it will remain St. Swithun's day if thou be fair For forty days 'twill rain no more
Education & Academic

Global Hedge Fund Builds Enterprise-Wide Data Management System in Mathematica

When the founders of the global hedge fund EQA Partners, LP, wanted to build a comprehensive system for handling all functions of their company, they chose Mathematica. In this video, EQA's Chief Risk Officer Philip Zecher describes how using Mathematica improves their ability to quickly analyze market conditions and respond to investors' data requests, and reduces data errors.