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Pi Day in AmericaHuffington Post (blog)As unlikely as it may seem, the number pi, or 3.14159... has been crucial to the development of modern life. As far back as the ancient civilizations of Babylon and Egypt, people needed approximations of pi to deal with the flooding of the Tigris, ...
Celebrating Pi Day with a Raspberry Pi: element14 announces winners of the Pi ...MarketWatch (press release)Peter Fenech, Gizmo B73 and Jodi Curtis are the proud owners of the amazing credit card sized computer, the Raspberry Pi that launches today on Pi Day. The challenge, launched last week, invited Raspberry Pi fans around the world for a chance to win ...PREMIER FARNELL PLC : element14 to highlight latest Raspberry Pi and showcase ...4-tradersall 4 news articles »
Chicago ReaderChicago bakeries, restaurants celebrate Pi DayChicago TribuneToday, as math geeks well know, is Pi day (3-14), and the Illinois Science Council has assembled a list of bakeries and restaurants that are celebrating with pie deals. Artopolis (306 S. Halsted St., 312-559-9000) is selling its signature Aartopitas (a ...Pip pip, Pi Day!Chicago Readerall 2 news articles »
JonBenet Ramsey, Encyclopedia Britannica and Pi Day: Morning roundupWashington Post (blog)(CNN) — It's Pi Day! For all you math lovers, today you're free to geek out and celebrate the mathematical constant of π (pi). In Maryland, the day is being celebrated with pizza and sweet pies. (Buzz blog) — Nuke expert identifies Iran explosives ...and more »
Wired NewsCan You Determine Pi From the Digits of Pi?Wired NewsBy Rhett Allain Happy Pi Day! Isn't Pi Day one of the best holidays all year? For last year's Pi Day, I determined a value of Pi without even using a circle. How can you top that? I can top it by using Pi to find Pi. I know you are thinking: “WHATTT!
Raytheon Sweetens Annual Pi Day Celebration for Math and Science Teachers From ...MarketWatch (press release)WALTHAM, Mass., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) is expanding its annual Pi Day tradition by delivering hundreds of apple pies nationwide to math and science teachers at middle and high schools located within a ...and more »
PanARMENIAN.NetPi Day: A Celebration of the Mathematical Constant 3.1415926535...Patch.comMarch 14, or 3-14, is Pi Day – a day to celebrate the mathematical constant 3.14. What Pi Day activities do you have planned? By Kristi Reed Today is a special day for math enthusiasts. March 14, or 3/14, is Pi Day -- a day to celebrate the ...Mathematics worldwide celebrate Pi Day March 14PanARMENIAN.Netall 3 news articles »
Mmm pi(e): Celebrate the mathematical constant on Pi Day, 3.14Washington Post (blog)(Tracy A. Woodward - THE WASHINGTON POST) Mmm, pi(e). The festivities kick off at 10 am Wednesday — March 14, or 3/14, corresponds to the first three digits of Pi — and include a pie-eating contest, a pizza pie toss, a pi recitation contest, pi ...and more »
Recommended: Irrational exuberance on Pi Daymsnbc.comBy Alan Boyle The most famous irrational number, pi, is being factored into a whole smorgasbord of silliness on 3/14. On one level, Wednesday's date is just an excuse for high geekery, ranging from eating mathematically meaningful pies to marching in a ...and more »
...a pi pie! Get it?It's that time of the year again--time to rejoice and celebrate that wonderful mathematical marvel, pi. And there's no better way to observe Pi Day than to make an apple pi pie--or as my friend puts it, an apple pi^2. Let's get started! First,...
Pi Day 2012: Geeks' siren song sung in a roundCNETby Eric Mack March 13, 2012 11:40 AM PDT Follow @ericcmack Pi Day is on its way and it's time to let that geek flag fly. If you don't spend a lot of time in the nerd-o-sphere (pun totally intended), you may not realize that March 14 (3/14) is a beloved ...and more »
www.element14.com - As Raspberry Pi launches today, Robert Mullins demonstrates exactly how easy it is to get started with the credit card sized Raspberry Pi. Simply plug in your monitor, keyboard, mouse, operating system and power via a usb adapter and it will boot in 15 seconds. Robert also introduces the programming environment Scratch from MIT and also demonstrates the graphics quality playing Blu Ray video. For more information on Raspberry Pi visit www.element14.com
Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center, or OpenELEC for short, is a small Linux distribution built from scratch as a platform to turn your computer into a complete XBMC media center. OpenELEC is designed to make your system boot as fast as possible and the install is so easy that anyone can turn a blank PC into a media machine in less than 15 minutes. More detail at www.openelec.tv
From May 2010, an exchange between Michael D Higgins (who was elected President of Ireland last year) and Tea Party-loving radio guy Michael Graham on Irish radio. Full exchange here: media.newstalk.ie More videos at www.youtube.com/user/TheObamaDiary2012
The Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix provides a complete software environment for the Raspberry Pi, a $35 computer system designed to spur interest in computer science, software development, and electronic technology among young people. This software release marks an important milestone in Seneca's Centre for Development of Open Technology's (CDOT) applied research in building open source software for emerging low-energy ARM systems. Seneca students and faculty have collaborated with the Raspberry Pi Foundation - www.raspberrypi.org - and the Fedora Project to prepare open source software to run on this device. Seneca works with Raspberry Pi video youtu.be More information on CDOT: cdot.senecac.on.ca
A quick look at a pre-production Raspberry Pi board and in particular the video output capabilities, showing an HD video running in Linux from an SD card. You can find out much more about this cool project at www.raspberrypi.org and look at their FAQ to learn the details. They also blogged about the details of this video.
A little something for the weekend: here's Eben showing the Raspberry Pi running Quake 3, and chatting a bit about the performance of the board. Thanks to Rob Bishop and Dave Emett for getting the demo running.
PI seeks news about eventsPalladium-ItemThe PI requests that information be submitted by 5 pm Aug. 31. Information may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Calendar item" in the subject line. It may also be faxed to (765) 973-4570; mailed to 1175 N. A St., Richmond, IN 47374; ...and more »
Policy experts address economyPalladium-ItemThese and a host of state and local policy questions were addressed on Thursday's episode of "PI Live!" by two guests from the Indianapolis-based Indiana Policy Review, a statewide policy and education think tank. Ryan Cummins, a Terre Haute ...and more »
Los Angeles TimesAngels finally strike, win in 12th inningDaily BreezeOvershadowed was the return of Joel Pi eiro to the starting rotation. Pi eiro survived a shaky start when he gave up seven hits in the first two innings and spotted the Orioles a 3-0 lead. "I wasn't worried at all," he said. ...Angels rally to top OriolesSan Bernardino Sunall 566 news articles »
The almost-forgotten Seattle story that may inspire a movieSeattle Post Intelligencer17, 1944 PI story about the Fort Lawton riot. The Dec. 14, 1944 PI story about the prison terms for the Fort Lawton soldiers. The headstone for Guglielmo Olivotto at the Fort Lawton cemetery, pictured in 2008. Seattle-based documentary journalist Jack ...
NASA New Horizons Status: The PI's Perspective: Visiting Four Moons, in Just ...Space Ref (press release)In June and July, members of the New Horizons science team, using the Hubble Space Telescope, discovered and confirmed that Pluto has a fourth moon! The new satellite, provisionally called P4, is fainter and therefore likely much smaller, ...
Business Daily AfricaPI told to reveal who ordered tabloid hackingSydney Morning HeraldGLENN Mulcaire, the private investigator jailed in 2007 for intercepting celebrities' voicemails while working for News of the World , must reveal who told him to hack phones, a judge has ruled. He has been ordered to name who at the Murdoch paper told ...PI Jailed for Phone Hacking Sues News Corp., Says UK Tabloid Reneged on ...ABA JournalHacking Update: UK Trials Could Be Delayed Until 2013, Face Media BlackoutDeadline.comall 498 news articles »
Shorebirds and terns gather on PIThe Daily News of NewburyportShorebird numbers continue to be impressive in the area. The flats in Newburyport harbor at half tide are covered with semipalmated and least sandpiper, greater and lesser yellowlegs, and good numbers of semipalmated and black-bellied plovers. ...
KGO-AMPI in drug task force probe pleads not guiltySan Jose Mercury NewsAP SAN FRANCISCO—A former private investigator in Contra Costa County indicted for allegedly stealing drugs from a state-run drug task force has pleaded not guilty to federal charges. The Contra Costa Times reports ( http://bit.ly/rg7yFi) that ...PI In Drug Task Force Probe Pleads Not GuiltyKTVU San Franciscoall 32 news articles »
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Seattle History: Landmark where top 60s bands playedSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)An early, undated PI photo of Eagles Auditorium, now home to ACT - A Contemporary Theatre. (seattlepi.com file) Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during one his Nov. 1961 speeches in Seattle. He drew an overflow crowd to Eagles Auditorium, which is now home ...and more »
Q&A: Eben Upton from The Raspberry Pi FoundationComputerworld AustraliaAfter announcing the launch of a ₤15 ($A23.50) computer designed specifically for the education sector in May this year, London-based charity, the Raspberry Pi Foundation, spoke to Computerworld Australia about the progress of the project. ...and more »
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...100 010 -- 5 9 1 P.I. Midwest......................111 012 00x -- 6 16 2 W: Goynes. L: Reese. 2B: PIM, Lipari, Hook. HR: PIM, Connolly, Kubat. Copyright ©2011 Omaha World-Herald®. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,...
...Lakes, Minn............030 100 010 -- 5 9 1 P.I. Midwest......................111 012 00x -- 6 16 2 W: Goynes. L: Reese. 2B: PIM, Lipari, Hook. HR: PIM, Connolly, Kubat. Copyright ©2011 Omaha World-Herald®. All rights reserved. This material may...
Don explains how to tell what field someone works in with one simple question: What is Pi?
Why Tau might be a better number to look at than Pi
Tired of all those 2 times pi in your mathematical formula? Then switch to tau! Tau Day is on Tuesday June 28th!
Hooray, Michael Blake's video is back up! www.youtube.com (Note: this isn't a legal victory, just a YouTube victory.) I've got opinions. Facts, too.
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Recommended: Pies fly on Pi Daymsnbc.comMichael Paulsen / Houston Chronicle / AP Sammy Godfrey, 9, bottom left, strategizes with his little brother, Sammy, 6, at the start of a shaving-cream pie fight in celebration of Pi Day at the Children's Museum of Houston. The event began today (3/14) ...Sammy GodfreyYahoo! Newsall 4 news articles »
SalonPi Day threatened by tau protestorsSalonHere's why we still need our complicated constant Video By Drew Grant March 14th is National Pi Day, since the date (3/14) is comprised of the first 3 numbers of that kooky mathematical constant that extends (at last human count) into the trillion ...and more »
ThirdAgeMathematicians celebrate Pi DayGant DailyMathematicians around the world are celebrating “Pi Day” and promoting efforts to solve the numerical puzzle that has been leading researchers in circles for centuries. Pi, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, is celebrated each ...US math geeks fete Pi DayAFPPi Day 2011: 5 Videos To Help You Celebrate March 14Huffington PostIt's Pi Day! 3.14 silly things to doCBS NewsPatch.com -SFist -San Francisco Chronicle (blog)all 85 news articles »
New York Times (blog)Numberplay: Pi in the SkyNew York Times (blog)Today's date is March 14, numerically written as 3/14, and therefore celebrated around the world as Pi day. Today is also the birthday of the great Albert Einstein. A day that celebrates both a transcendental genius and a ...and more »
Christian Science MonitorPi Day: Why we celebrate 3.14...Christian Science MonitorPi Day: March 14 is Pi Day, where celebrants contemplate the world's most famous irrational number. Or just eat some pie. Our options for this picture were a drawing of a circle, an image of the pi symbol, or a photo of some pie. We went with the pie. ...Mathematics Upstarts Look to Replace Pi With New Circle ConstantDailyTechPi Is Very Slowly and Nerdily Going Out of StyleNew York MagazineDon't Let Tau Steal Your PiDeath and TaxesWired.co.uk -CNN Internationalall 7 news articles »
Pi Day Pies: What's Your Favorite Type Of Pie? (PHOTOS)Huffington PostMarch 14 (3/14), also known as Pi Day, is the perfect day to indulge in your favorite pie. To get your mouths watering, HuffPost Food has rounded up some of the best pies known to mankind. But first a bit of history: Pi Day's origins can be traced back ...Who Has Your Favorite Atlanta Pie?About - Cities & Townsall 2 news articles »
CNETCircle up, math geeks! It's Pi DayCNETPerhaps you'll want to celebrate with this cuff bracelet, which has the first 500 numbers of pi (well, 480 to be exact) etched in brass. In Massachusetts today, hundreds of apple pies are being delivered to math and science teachers within ...and more »
Pi Day celebratednewjerseynewsroom.comYes, today is Pi day. Remember Pi? You learned about it in math class, used it all the time in school, and promptly forgot all about it after you graduated, went into a non-math profession, and hired an accountant to do your taxes so you ...New Haven schools celebrate Pi DayWTNHall 13 news articles »
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...is March 14, 2011, otherwise known as 3/14. For those of you with a little bit of mathematical knowledge, that makes today “Pi Day” as the common form of the constant Pi is represented by “3.14″. Pi Day is celebrated on 3/14 at 1:59 p.m., representing the...
Happy Pi Day, math lovers!Digitaltrends.comAs the math and science enthusiasts among us already know, March 14 (ie 3/14) is official Pi Day — a day to celebrate the number Pi, identified by the Greek letter π, which is used to calculate the circumference of a circle. Pi is most often shortened ...Happy Pi Day: 3.14 Perfect PresentsBabble (blog)all 23 news articles »
Usher's sex tape; Lisa Rinna 'fired'; Pi Day musicThe Virginian-PilotIT'S PI DAY! To celebrate good ol' 3.14, let's give Canadian musician Michael Blake's interpretation of the mathematical constant a listen: Just in case you're wondering, this is why we celebrate Pi Day. Maybe we can talk The Virginian-Pilot's food ...and more »
Please excuse the simple math and spelling errors. You shouldn't believe anything I say without double-checking even at the best of times. Go here: tauday.com and here: www.math.utah.edu Me: vihart.com
Or Half Tau Day...to mark the day, I've made my biggest spiral yet...and using a formula with Pi, I estimated the total dominos in this spiral to be 10178.75 dominos. I counted the dominos and the estimate was close. 10059 dominos were actually used. Can you spot the 2 hidden references to 3.14? Extras and full fall down in real time can be seen here: www.youtube.com This music in this video is by Joseph Stern: www.youtube.com twitter.com The world record for a domino spiral is 28800 (450m) by mmcodomino: www.youtube.com
Monday's Pi Day -- the celebration of a numberChicago TribuneMonday is Pi Day — a day to celebrate a number with desserts, numerical recitations and hot-dog throwing. Pi, the number that expresses the ratio of a circle's circumference over its diameter, was first calculated in ...and more »