'When There's No Reason Something's Impossible, It Ends Up Being Possible'
Physicist Stephen Wolfram, who invented Mathematica software and the Wolfram Alpha search engine, says his scientific and business mantras are the same.
PRODUCTS Physicist Stephen Wolfram talks about his two biggest inventions: Mathematica, a math software program, and Wolfram Alpha, a sophisticated search engine.
THEORY Physicist Stephen Wolfram explains his principle of computational equivalence and what it has to do with the pursuit of artificial intelligence.
DISCOVERY Inventor Stephen Wolfram describes how he's been mining the computational universe for algorithms.
MARTIANS Stephen Wolfram explains how intelligent behavior is really just sophisticated computation--and how that's the underpinning of his inventions.
LONGEVITY Scientist Stephen Wolfram explains why technically it will absolutely be possible for humans to live forever.
INCUBATOR Physicist Stephen Wolfram describes how he intends to raise money to more quickly spin off new technologies into separate companies in education, business systems, and health care.
HISTORY Inventor Stephen Wolfram responds to the turbulence and fuss that he instigated when he published his book, A New Kind of Science.
SHIFT The Wolfram Research founder looks at the technological implications of a shift that the scientific community has experienced in recent years.
SPIN OFF Stephen Wolfram believes that it's easier to start businesses in bulk than one at a time, which is why he's spinning off several companies at once.
EXPERIMENT One of Stephen Wolfram's challenges has been getting the public invested in his unorthodox methods for figuring out the fundamental theory of physics.