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A Random Walk with Pi

A Random Walk with Pi | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it

Of course, the number of digits in π is infinite, but over the years, as computers have become more powerful, we know many more of them than ever before. But it’s one thing to say that I can download trillions of digits of π and another to make some sort of sense out of all of these digits. Into this steps a team of researchers from Australia, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Simon Fraser University with some elegant visualizations of π. In a recent paper, they used a classic method of visualizing large strings of numbers: the random walk.

 

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Pi and Buffon's Matches - Numberphile

Dr Tony Padilla's unique (and low budget) twist on the Buffon's Needle experiment to learn the true value of Pi. OUR PI VIDEOS --- ALEX BELLOS AND ROGER DISC...

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The first 4,000,000 digits of Pi, visualized in a single image

The first 4,000,000 digits of Pi, visualized in a single image | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it

The picture up top is adapted from a rather simple but effective piece of data visualization, created by the folks at design studio TWO-N, which represents the first four-million digits of Pi in a brilliant mess of interactive pointillism.

 

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