Happy Pi Day: Many More Than 3.14... Pictures Of Cool Pi Creations

Happy Pi Day: Many more than 3.14... pictures of cool Pi creations

Celebrating Pi Day with everything from Pumpkin Pi to neck ink to a Google Doodle

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  • Ants use 'math' to find fastest routes
    Just as light does, ants traveling through different materials follow the fastest path, not the shortest one. A recent study found that when fire ants (Wasmannia auropunctata) crossed different surfaces, the insects chose the route that would minimize their total walking time, rather than the distance traveled. More
  • Five ways to celebrate 3.14159 on Pi Day
    Today is Pi Day, a day to celebrate the joys of the mathematical constant of 3.14159 or a slice of baked deliciousness. If the term "pi" doesn't ring any bells, let's review a little high school geometry. Pi is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter and is represented by the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet ("π") and is often written simply as "pi." More
  • Harvard Sophomore Uses Math to Predict Oscar Winners
    Using formulas he says are derived from "only math and 15 years of data, no personal hunches," a college student named Ben Zauzmer is taking a Nate Silver-like approach to predicting the Oscar winners -- and he says last year, his model proved 100 percent effective at determining who'd take home trophies in all eight of the major categories. More
  • College students develop apps to help kids with algebra
    iPad apps that college students have developed soon could help high school and middle school students crack the code of algebra, often a gatekeeper to college entry. More
  • Don't rush maths, report urges
    Rushing able mathematicians through the curriculum means England is producing pupils with a "superficial" grasp of the subject, a report suggests. More
  • Fishing Report: Check local guidelines on campfires this Memorial Day weekend, most waters well stocked with fish plants
    Memorial weekend is here and the weather is cooperating with us this year. Remember to check wherever your destination is to see if you are allowed to have a campfire. The Tahoe basin area is closed ...
    05/28/2021 - 11:51 am | View Link
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  • RISC OS for Raspberry Pi
    RISC OS Pi certainly needs a few 32-bit game conversions to point new users to, which is A Good Thing, and anything you do could encourage others, A Very Good Thing! I and I’m sure others would be happy to beta test. Have Acorn hardware ranging from BBC to A3000 to RiscPC to Pi – no Iyonix though…
    06/12/2021 - 7:13 am | View Website
  • 20 Best Raspberry Pi Camera Projects to Help You Get ...
    The Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2 is the all-new official camera board released by Raspberry Pi Foundation. It boasts an 8 megapixel Sony IMX219 image sensor that's capable of outputting up to 3280x2464 pixel static images, and 1080p30, 720pp60, and 640x480p video!
    06/12/2021 - 6:45 am | View Website
  • Hypriot
    We’re proud to announce our 1.8.0 release of HypriotOS - the fastest way to get Docker up and running on any Raspberry Pi including the new Pi 3 B+. At this years Pi day the Raspberry Pi foundation has announced a new model - the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with improved networking and a faster CPU. A good reason for us to update our HypriotOS to ...
    06/12/2021 - 6:02 am | View Website
  • Raspberry Pi: How to control lights at home? (Philips Hue ...
    If you really want fast progress on Raspberry Pi, you can check my e-book here. It’s a 30-day challenge, where you learn one new thing each day until you become a Raspberry Pi expert. The first third of the book teaches you the basics, but the following chapters include projects you can try on your own. Philips Hue Philips
    06/11/2021 - 10:02 pm | View Website
  • What’s the Point of a Raspberry Pi Cluster? – RaspberryTips
    To go further, I will start by explaining the logic behind a Raspberry Pi cluster, and then give you some inspiration with several cool examples. By the way, if you don’t have a budget to afford a course for now (if you just got your Raspberry Pi stuff, I completely understand), you can join Skillshare for a free 14-day trial .
    06/11/2021 - 5:09 pm | View Website
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