Wolfram Announcements


Analyzing the Impact of Political Messages with the Wolfram Language

Published December 10, 2019

Much effort and money are spent trying to analyze whether political messages resonate with the electorate. With the UK in its final days before a general election, I thought I would see if I could gain such insight with minimal effort.»

One-Liner Competition

The Winners of the 2019 One-Liner Competition

Published December 5, 2019

This year's Wolfram Technology Conference was host to the eighth annual One-Liner Competition, an event where attendees show us the most astounding things they can accomplish with 128 or fewer characters of Wolfram Language code. Submissions included games, card tricks and yoga exercises, all implemented with less than one tweet's worth of the Wolfram Language.»


New Wolfram Books: Adventures, Lessons and Computations to Spark Your Curiosity

Published November 26, 2019

It’s been another big year of exploration with the Wolfram Language. CEO Stephen Wolfram’s new book takes us on a tour of his computational adventures throughout the years. We’re also excited to introduce a Spanish-language version of the popular An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language, as well as books to enhance the mathematics and engineering curricula. There's something new for everyone, from students to lifelong adventurers, to discover with the Wolfram Language. Just in time for the holidays, find the perfect read for those who love learning new things—including yourself!»


Duking It Out in the Wolfram Language: A Breakdown of the 2019 Livecoding Championship

Published November 13, 2019

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of returning as a commentator for the fourth annual Livecoding Championship, a special event held during the 2019 Wolfram Technology Conference. We had such an incredible turnout this year, with 27 total participants and 14 earning at least one point! Conference attendees and Wolfram staff competed for the title of Livecoding Champion, with seven questions (plus one tiebreaker!) challenging their speed, agility and knowledge of the Wolfram Language. It was a high-spirited battle for first place, and while I had prepared “answer key” solutions in advance, I always look forward to the creativity and cleverness that competitors demonstrate in their wide range of approaches to each question.»

CloudConnector for Excel

Advanced Computation for Spreadsheets: Wolfram CloudConnector for Excel

Published November 5, 2019

Microsoft Excel is among the most popular tools in the world. For non-technical and advanced users aspiring to extend beyond Excel's built-in feature set, we're proud to announce the easiest and most productive tool for doing so: Wolfram CloudConnector for Excel, now available to anyone running Excel on a Windows system. You can access the advanced computational power of the Wolfram Language for your data directly from your spreadsheets.»

Wolfram Technology Conference 2019

Wolfram Technology Conference 2019: It’s a Wrap!

Published November 4, 2019

It’s been a whirlwind week of talks, training, workshops, networking and special events, and we’ve just closed another successful Wolfram Technology Conference! The week offered a multitude of opportunities for attendees and internal staff alike to connect, learn and enjoy unique experiences one can only get in Champaign, Illinois, every October. I’m happy to provide some highlights from the week and invite you to save the date to join us next year: October 6–9, 2020.»

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Wolfram Research Announces Innovator Award Winners for 2019

Published October 30, 2019

Each year at the Wolfram Technology Conference, Wolfram Research's Founder and CEO, Stephen Wolfram, honors select individuals who have exemplified what it means to be an innovative leader with the Wolfram Innovator Award. This year, Wolfram has inducted eleven new award winners who dedicate their professional lives to leaving a positive impact on those they serve.»