You’d sit like that too if you invented The Most Interesting Math In The World.
5 Math Equations That Change the Way You See the World

#5. Infinite Pi
Calculating pi has become the computer scientist equivalent of tuning muscle cars: we don’t actually need more digits for anything useful, because the basics do everything we actually need it for, but we’ve spent years stacking up air-cooled hardware just because. In 1985 it was calculated to 17 million digits. Srinivasa Ramanujan found the formula used. Around 1910.

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You’d sit like that too if you invented The Most Interesting Math In The World.

5 Math Equations That Change the Way You See the World

#5. Infinite Pi

Calculating pi has become the computer scientist equivalent of tuning muscle cars: we don’t actually need more digits for anything useful, because the basics do everything we actually need it for, but we’ve spent years stacking up air-cooled hardware just because. In 1985 it was calculated to 17 million digits. Srinivasa Ramanujan found the formula used. Around 1910.

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