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The Winners of the 2019 One-Liner Competition

5 Dec 2019, 3:00 pm | Wolfram Blog

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

26 Nov 2019, 3:00 pm | Wolfram Blog

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 [...]

On the Polygon Front Lines: Visualizing the Amplituhedron with the Wolfram Language

21 Nov 2019, 3:00 pm | Wolfram Blog

It’s rare to hear polygons mentioned in a physics class, even in higher education. This may seem unexpected given the fundamental role they play in mathematics. However, over the last few years, polygons have come to the front line in many areas of theoretical physics, helping us understand the laws of nature with their astonishing [...]

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

13 Nov 2019, 6:09 pm | Wolfram Blog

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 [...]

Building a Lattice Boltzmann–Based Wind Tunnel with the Wolfram Language

7 Nov 2019, 5:49 pm | Wolfram Blog

My student days learning fluid dynamics were all about studying complicated equations and various methods of simplifying and manipulating these equations to get some kind of a result. Unfortunately, this left very little to the imagination when it came to getting an intuitive feel for how a fluid would behave in different situations. When I [...]

Advanced Computation for Spreadsheets: Wolfram CloudConnector for Excel

5 Nov 2019, 2:59 pm | Wolfram Blog

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 [...]

Wolfram Technology Conference 2019: It’s a Wrap!

1 Nov 2019, 7:42 pm | Wolfram Blog

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 [...]

Live from the Wolfram Technology Conference 2019: Opening Keynote, Developer Interviews and the Livecoding Championship

28 Oct 2019, 2:25 pm | Wolfram Blog

Today marks the start of our annual Wolfram Technology Conference. We’re looking forward to hearing about the latest innovations in computation from our Wolfram technology users! The conference is a great way to network with other users and find out what’s new at Wolfram and in our community. If you aren’t attending this year, you [...]

The New World of Notebook Publishing

24 Oct 2019, 3:43 pm | Wolfram Blog

Wolfram Notebooks on the Web We’ve been working towards it for many years, but now it’s finally here: an incredibly smooth workflow for publishing Wolfram Notebooks to the web—that makes possible a new level of interactive publishing and computation-enabled communication. You create a Wolfram Notebook—using all the power of the Wolfram Language and the Wolfram [...]

Envisioning City Spaces, Aligning DNA Sequences, Classifying Emotional Speech and More: Wolfram Community Highlights

10 Oct 2019, 2:01 pm | Wolfram Blog

In this roundup of our recent Wolfram Community favorites, our talented users explore different methods of accessing, interpreting and representing data—creating some eye-catching results that offer new ways of looking at the world. We’re also excited to showcase a few projects from alumni of our annual Wolfram High School Summer Camp and Wolfram Summer School. [...]

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