Pi day: Pi=3.141529 is an anthropocentric lie!

101 Tower in Taipei [image credit Wikimedia]
101 Tower in Taipei [image credit Wikimedia]
On this years pi-day, it is time to come to terms with the idea that humans are somehow relevant to this universe. Both science and religion are guilty of putting humans Continue reading Pi day: Pi=3.141529 is an anthropocentric lie!

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Three-point-something? So who exactly cares?

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It is Pi Day today and therefore you risk to be spammed with all sorts of curious facts about pi that you never wanted to know. On planet Genetic Fractals we won’t buck that trend.

Let’s start with a philosophical question: is a secret a secret if no one knows it? Continue reading Three-point-something? So who exactly cares?