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Solomon Golomb (1932–2016)

Published May 25, 2016

"An octillion. A billion billion billion. That's a fairly conservative estimate of the number of times a cellphone or other device somewhere in the world has generated a bit using a maximum-length linear-feedback shift register sequence. It's probably the single most-used mathematical algorithm idea in history. And the main originator of this idea was Solomon Golomb, who died on May 1--and whom I knew for 35 years." To read the rest of Stephen Wolfram's blog, click here.»


Who Was Ramanujan?

Published April 27, 2016

"They used to come by physical mail. Now it's usually email. From around the world, I have for many years received a steady trickle of messages that make bold claims—about prime numbers, relativity theory, AI, consciousness or a host of other things—but give little or no backup for what they say. I'm always so busy with my own ideas and projects that I invariably put off looking at these messages. But in the end I try to at least skim them—in large part because I remember the story of Ramanujan." To read the rest of Stephen Wolfram's blog, click here.»


My Life in Technology—As Told at the Computer History Museum

Published April 19, 2016

"I normally spend my time trying to build the future. But I find history really interesting and informative, and I study it quite a lot. Usually it's other people's history. But the Computer History Museum asked me to talk today about my own history, and the history of technology I've built. So that's what I'm going to do here." To read the rest of Stephen Wolfram's blog, click here.»

Mathematica 10

Mathematica 10.4 Simplified Chinese Edition

Published April 1, 2016

Mathematica 10.4 Simplified Chinese Edition is now available. Providing a fully localized user interface and completely translated Wolfram Language documentation, this edition includes all new functionality introduced in Mathematica 10.4. For a complete list of features and enhancements, see the Mathematica Quick Revision History.»


gridMathematica Updated with Latest Wolfram Language Release

Published March 25, 2016

A new version of gridMathematica is now available, enabling users to take advantage of the many robust improvements added in the Wolfram Language 10.4. For a complete list of new features and enhancements, see the Mathematica revision history.»

Wolfram Cloud

Wolfram Language 10.4 Now Powering the Wolfram Cloud

Published March 25, 2016

Wolfram is pleased to announce that the Wolfram Cloud is now running Version 10.4 of its knowledge-based language, enabling all of our cloud-based products—including the recently released Wolfram Programming Lab and Open Cloud offerings—to take advantage of our latest development innovations. The Wolfram Cloud can be explored here.»


webMathematica 3.3.4 Updated for Version 10.4

Published March 18, 2016

webMathematica 3.3.4 now supports the latest version of the Wolfram Language, which delivers significant functionality gains for cloud services and systems, geographic and geometric computation, dynamic visualization, creating interactive applications, and a robust array of other improvements. Additional details are available here.»

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