Saturday, December 25, 2004

Piece of Pi

Today's stupid pi trick:

  • Write (or find) a program to compute the binary digits of pi.
  • Starting at the 1138694996 and 752552936 places after the binary point, expand a few digits.
  • Group into five-bit chunks encoding characters.
  • See what words are spelled out.

(Digits of pi courtesy David Bailey's web site.)