Happy Practical Pi Day!

It’s Pi Day! Or, is it Practical Pi Day? Perhaps is Engineer’s Pi Day. Whatever you call it, today is a great day to release a special episode.

Pi

More About Pi (π) and Tau (Τ)

Here’s a video from Vi Hart ranting about Pi Day and why this year’s Pi Day is more accurate than last year’s.

This Pi Day is Round from Vi Hart on Vimeo.

You may also want to check out Steve Demme’s article about Pi vs. Tau:

3.14ish Peeves about Pi

As numbers go, π is something of a celebrity. This is especially true today, which has been celebrated since the late 1980s (and officially since 2009) as Pi Day. Despite all the attention, however, there are serious misconceptions about this number that really bug me as someone who works with numbers every day (and teaches about them on occasion).

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