Google Blog: A recipe for beating the record of most-calculated digits of pi

Google Blog: A recipe for beating the record of most-calculated digits of pi. “While I’ve been busy thinking about which flavor of pie I’m going to enjoy later today, Googler Emma Haruka Iwao has been busy using Google Compute Engine, powered by Google Cloud, to calculate the most accurate value of pi—ever. That’s 31,415,926,535,897 digits, to be exact. Emma used the power of the cloud for the task, making this the first time the cloud has been used for a pi calculation of this magnitude.”

TechCrunch: Raspberry Pi Model B+ arrives just in time for Pi Day 2018

TechCrunch: Raspberry Pi Model B+ arrives just in time for Pi Day 2018. “It’s March 14, which means it’s Pi Day for math appreciators everywhere (I appreciate math, I just don’t understand it). To mark the occasion, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has a brand new version of its diminutive, affordable computer for DIY computing enthusiasts, the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+.”