Sharon Foster writes:
> I wanted to find out how much my house would be worth today in a
> "normal" situation (if there is such a thing in the housing market).
> WolframAlpha helped me to formulate the query
> $96900 (1985 dollars)
> and then gave me the answer, adjusted for an average inflation of
> about 2.8% per year.
> Google gave me a bunch of irrelevant links, which is odd, since Google
> understand all kinds of conversions and other factual queries. Maybe
> it just wasn't phrased correctly, but Google didn't help me to find
> the correct phrasing.
Funny. I test-drove Wolfram Alpha with a dozen queries off the top of
my head, and EVERY SINGLE ONE of them gave "Wolfram|Alpha isn't sure
what to do with your input".
So I was less impressed than you.
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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