On the HacDC mailing list, we’ve been having a discussion about Wolfram|Alpha and some of the amazing things it can do (and some of the controversy already surrounding it). Here ‘s the return on a query for resistor values.
Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.