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n1vux (1492)

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Only started with Perl4 and Perl5 in 1995. I was doing AWK etc for 12 years before that, and resisted switching. I've been doing OO since before C++ hit bigtime, with Objective-C and SmallTalk, so I really like the (no longer new) Perl5 OO style; and the Lispish Map style is also an old friend. What do I hack with Perl? All data that passes my way; systems monitoring scripts at $DayJob, weather data at night, and I cheat on NPR word puzzles. Member: Boston.pm.org [pm.org] BLU.org [blu.org] /. LinkedIn [linkedin.com]

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Wednesday March 14, 2007
01:01 PM

Happy Pi Day

[ #32686 ]
Today is Einstein's Birthday and Pi Day (3.14 American), so at 1:59 it'll be 3.14.1.59, to the joy of math geeks everywhere.

Previously I've blogged a couple of Compute Pi in Perl items here --- http://use.perl.org/~n1vux/journal/28505 and http://use.perl.org/~n1vux/journal/32292.

My use.perl.org user #1492 appears at the 19,915th position in Pi's decimal fraction http://www.angio.net/pi/bigpi.cgi.

There are Pi Day observances at Math Departments, schools, and science museums all over http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=pi+day.

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