Pi just got tastier | Chicken Newspaper for Children
Emma Haruka Iwao, who works at Google, used Google Cloud computing to calculate 31.4 trillion digits of pi. This is the first time some used publicly available cloud software for an enormous pi calculation. Peter Trueb set the previous world record in 2016, calculating the digits of pi to 22.4 trillion digits. Emma loved pi at school. What’s more, one of her professors in university, Daisuke Takahashi, held the record for the most-calculated digits of pi using a supercomputer. “You need a pretty big computer to break the world record,” says Iwao. “But you can’t just do this with a Read more