Yes, even math Ph.D.s are getting in on the CES action.
On the opening day of CES 2014, Wolfram Research announced it has added a connected-devices section to its Wolfram Alpha knowledge repository. The Wolfram Connected Devices Project today offers a database of devices and their attributes, letting people search Wolfram Alpha for particulars about everything from wearable fitness devices and smartphones to Internet-connected scales and smoke detectors.
Just searching a description of devices is a bit ho-hum. In the long run, though, things get much more interesting: Wolfram plans to let people communicate with those devices, for … Read more