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June 16, 2020
Stephen Wolfram continues the kick-off of the new Wolfram Physics Project, this time specifically for kids (and adults). See the full Wolfram Physics Project video playlist on YouTube: https://wolfr.am/youtube-wpp
June 16, 2020
Stephen Wolfram & Jonathan Gorard & Max Piskunov continue answering questions about the new Wolfram Physics Project, this time specifically for highly technical Computer Science implications. See the full Wolfram Physics Project video playlist on YouTube: https://wolfr.am/youtube-wpp
June 9, 2020
Stephen Wolfram & Jonathan Gorard continue answering questions about the new Wolfram Physics Project, this time specifically for Philosophy implications. See the full Wolfram Physics Project video playlist on YouTube: https://wolfr.am/youtube-wpp
June 9, 2020
Stephen Wolfram & Jonathan Gorard continue answering questions about the new Wolfram Physics Project, this time specifically for highly technical Math and Physics implications. See the full Wolfram Physics Project video playlist on YouTube: https://wolfr.am/youtube-wpp
June 5, 2020
Stephen Wolfram publicly kicks off an ambitious new project to find the Fundamental Theory of Physics, this time specifically for general questions about the project. See the full Wolfram Physics Project video playlist on YouTube: https://wolfr.am/youtube-wpp
June 5, 2020
Stephen Wolfram publicly kicks off an ambitious new project to find the Fundamental Theory of Physics. See the full Wolfram Physics Project video playlist on YouTube: https://wolfr.am/youtube-wpp
May 27, 2020
Stephen Wolfram answers audience questions about physics and astronomy as part of an ongoing livestream Q&A series for kids (and others). Questions include: Why is there a speed limit (the speed of light)? - What is spin? - Is there maximum temperature? - Is there a maximum location accuracy for a GPS system? See the full Q&A video playlist on YouTube: https://wolfr.am/youtube-sw-qa
May 27, 2020
Stephen Wolfram answers audience questions about physics and astronomy as part of an ongoing livestream Q&A series for kids (and others). Questions include: Is it possible to communicate with worlds outside our solar system? - Is it possible to make a suit that can make you grow and shrink at will like in Ant-Man? - How does a satellite stay in orbit around the earth (or a planet stay in orbit around the sun)? - Could we access other dimensions? - What are protons, neutrons, and electrons made of? - If neutron stars are just neutrons, how come they produce light? - How do magnets work? See the full Q&A video playlist on YouTube: https://wolfr.am/youtube-sw-qa
May 19, 2020
Stephen Wolfram answers audience questions about physics and astronomy as part of an ongoing livestream Q&A series for kids (and others). Questions include: How do windmills generate energy? - Why can't we see all light? - Why does space never end? - How did earth evolve? - What is heat? - Do magnets work in space? See the full Q&A video playlist on YouTube: https://wolfr.am/youtube-sw-qa
April 14, 2020
In this third episode in a 3-part series, Stephen Wolfram details the backstory of the Wolfram Physics Project.
April 14, 2020
In this second episode in a 3-part series, Stephen Wolfram details the backstory of the Wolfram Physics Project.
April 14, 2020
In this first episode in a 3-part series, Stephen Wolfram details the backstory of the Wolfram Physics Project.
April 14, 2020
Stephen Wolfram gives a brief history of physics from Aristotle to Newton to Einstein and beyond---including simple conceptual explanations, historical footnotes and a few ideas about the future of the field.
November 26, 2019
In this episode, Stephen Wolfram, founder and CEO of Wolfram Research and creator of Wolfram|Alpha, celebrates his 60th Birthday by addressing the "what's next" question followed by an AMA.
November 20, 2019
Stephen Wolfram revisits the film '2001: A Space Odyssey' fifty years since its release. Stephen takes a look at what the movie got right about technology, space travel, and AI based on his blog post "Learning about the Future from '2001: A Space Odyssey,' Fifty Years Later." Read the post here: wolfr.am/tBgxwAPq
November 20, 2019
In this episode, Stephen reads from a recent essay about receiving a book Alan Turing owned and the journey it sent him on.
August 7, 2019
Join a lecture with Stephen Wolfram as he gives a thumbnail sketch of the history of mathematics live from the Wolfram Summer School 2019.
June 5, 2019
Stephen Wolfram reads a recent essay, "What We've Built Is a Computational Language (and That's Very Important!)" and explains how he's built the Wolfram Language as a way to communicate computational ideas. Read the essay: https://wolfr.am/Drl0JCmF
May 31, 2019
A version of a recent talk Stephen Wolfram gave at a blockchain conference, where he said he'd talk about "What will the world be like when computational intelligence and computational contracts are ubiquitous?" Read the written version: wolfr.am/DgM8rMy8
March 8, 2019
Stephen Wolfram details the tech infrastructure he has created to make himself a productive scientist, CEO, and language designer. Read more  here: wolfr.am/BVcUHXdF
December 20, 2018
In this two-part podcast, join Stephen Wolfram as he revisits his magnum opus A New Kind of Science—examining its implications for modern machine learning, neural networks, the fundamental theory of physics, and mining the computational universe. Learn more at https://wolframscience.com
June 14, 2018
Part 3—How Wolfram Notebooks have evolved. In this final part of a three-part series, Stephen and Theo talk about developing the functions Dynamic and Manipulate, symbolic expressions, and how Theo uses Wolfram Notebooks in his day-to-day projects.
June 13, 2018
Join a conversation with Stephen Wolfram and Theodore Gray as they remember inventing the Wolfram Notebook, developing and launching Mathematica 1.0, and what came next in their decades-long journeys in software design, the business of technology, and creating lasting products that changed the way people think about and do computation.
June 12, 2018
Part 1—Developing Mathematica and the Wolfram Notebook. In this first part of a three-part series, Stephen and Theo reminisce on early names for Mathematica, advice on notebooks from Steve Jobs, and the origins of the Wolfram Spikey logo in an informal conversation.
May 10, 2018
Stephen Wolfram remembers his time spent with Richard Feynman on what would have been his 100th birthday. Based on a chapter in his book 'Idea Makers,' Stephen recalls personal interactions, anecdotes and correspondence with Feynman. You can read Stephen's blog post about it here: https://wolfr.am/ux6o86m5
April 1, 2018
What happens if you take four of today’s most popular buzzwords and string them together? Does the result mean anything? Stephen Wolfram explores his blog post "Buzzword Convergence: Making Sense of Quantum Neural Blockchain AI." Read the post here: https://wolfr.am/buzzword-convergence
March 29, 2018
In this final episode of a four-part series, Stephen Wolfram revisits an essay in his book Idea Makers and blog post titled "Untangling the Tale of Ada Lovelace." Stephen outlines Ada Lovelace's contributions to the Analytical Engine and speculates what may have happened to it had Ada not died an early death. Read the blog post here: https://wolfr.am/ada
March 29, 2018
In this third episode of a four-part series, Stephen Wolfram revisits an essay in his book Idea Makers and blog post titled "Untangling the Tale of Ada Lovelace." Stephen closely examines one of Ada Lovelace's most well-known contributions, her Bernoulli computations. Read the blog post here: https://wolfr.am/ada
March 29, 2018
In this second episode of a four-part series, Stephen Wolfram revisits an essay in his book Idea Makers and blog post titled "Untangling the Tale of Ada Lovelace." Stephen explores Ada's extensive notes, tensions with Charles Babbage, and events leading up to Ada's untimely death. Read the blog post here: https://wolfr.am/ada
March 29, 2018
In this first episode of a four-part series, Stephen Wolfram revisits an essay in his book Idea Makers and blog post titled "Untangling the Tale of Ada Lovelace." Ada Lovelace is a figure known for her pioneering contributions in the history of computing, and Stephen sets the stage of Ada's life and times in Victorian England, her burgeoning interest in mathematics, and the central figures in her life. Read the blog post here: https://wolfr.am/ada
January 28, 2018
Science? Philosophy? Linguistics? Archaeology? Communicating the achievements of our civilization to aliens or the future: what should we send? Join Stephen Wolfram as he takes on these questions and more, based on his blog post "Showing Off to the Universe: Beacons for the Afterlife of Our Civilization." Read here: https://wolfr.am/s3SDV5mP
October 10, 2017
In this first episode in a four-part series on the history of science recorded at the Wolfram Summer School, Stephen Wolfram traces the roots of science to ancient Babylon and discussed scientific advancements all the way to John Locke.
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