Happy belated Pi-Day all y’all. For those unaware, Pi-Day (March 14th) is the mathiest of math days; unless you also observe Tau-Day (June 28th) – which I do. Since tau is equal to 2 pi, Tau-Day must be equal to 2 Pi-Days, and 2 Pi-Days is better than 1 Pi-Day, so by definition Tau-Day would […]Read more "A Pi-Day Weekend"
In honour of Pi Approximation Day, I thought I’d offer you this most awesomely awesome comic from Dinosaur Comics that approximately honours the approximately awesome awesomeness that is Pi Approximation Day. Of course, I realize that I’ve offered this comic before but I enjoy the last panel far too much not to share it again. […]Read more "Happy Pi Approximation Day"
The next two weeks are going to be insane. You see, dear readers, for whatever reason I have an incredible knack when it comes to taking on multiple projects that all seem to have the same deadline1. Because why have one thing due on a day when I can have 20 things due on a […]Read more "Remember That Time I Did That Thing That I’m Doing Again?"
It was brought to my attention recently that Wednesday June 6, 2012 is National Running Day (NRD). Although similar, NRD should not be confused with World Run Day which occurs November 11, 2012. What is NRD? Well, according to some rather intensive research1, National Running Day, held annually on the first Wednesday in June, is a day when […]Read more "Dust Off Those Shoes"
In case you had forgotten or in the event that you were completely unaware, tomorrow is a day that is sure to bring a smile to your face1. For you see, dear readers, tomorrow is High-Five Day – the highest and five-iest of all days2. But tomorrow isn’t just any ordinary High-Five Day. Nope. Tomorrow is […]Read more "The Sound Of Two Hands Clapping"
Yes, yes, we get that yesterday was Pi-Day. When are you going to shut up about it? Great question. Soon, I promise1. Until then, let’s get back to this thing. Specifically, let’s talk about the little Pi-Day adventure that Jasper and I went on yesterday in our never-ending quest to eat pie on Pi-Day. And […]Read more "Fear The Spatial-Temporal Pie-Free Singularities"
As my regular readers are likely already aware1, today – March 14th – is Pi-Day. If you are someone who has never heard of Pi-Day, know that it is only the most mathemagical days of the year. That is, today is the day when nerds and geeks from around the world unite to celebrate the much-loved […]Read more "The Mile π Club"