Wolfram | Alpha Search Buries the Ref Desk

Stephen Wolfram (New Kind of Science, Mathematica, etc.) is releasing a <a href="http://www.wolframalpha.com/">new semantic search engine</a> that "can pop out an answer to pretty much any kind of factual question that you might pose to a scientist, economist, banker, or other kind of expert...". Link <a href="http://www.hplusmagazine.com/articles/ai/wolframalpha-searching-truth">to story in <i>h+ Magazine</i> by Rudy Rucker</a>.