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(Network World)   28 more facts about pi to add to the 3.14 million you already don't know   (networkworld.com) divider line 3
    More: Scary, Gene Cernan, decimals  
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3773 clicks; posted to Geek » on 14 Mar 2014 at 12:04 PM (45 weeks ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2014-03-14 01:31:01 PM  
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sin(pi/4) = sqrt(1/2)
2014-03-14 12:39:17 PM  
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Ned Stark: Being an infinite non repeating number, pi contains all computer programs, documents, songs, pictures, and any other digital data that could possibly exist.

π there, you are no guilty of intellectual property theft, possession of classified information, and possession of child pornography. Please report to your nearest prison.


Someone actually made a pi-based filesystem for Linux. Rather than storing the actual data on disk, it only stores the file's length and earliest position in the digits of pi. This saves a hell of a lot of space on disk, at the cost of some "minor performance problems."

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2014-03-14 11:41:25 AM  
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29) the formula "pi r squared" is actually used to compute the surface area of round pies, not square ones.
 
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