Google sets new Guinness World Record on Pi Day (page 2)

A Google employee from Japan has set a new world record for the number of digits of pi calculated. Emma Haruka Iwao, who works as a cloud developer advocate at Google, calculated pi to 31,415,926,535,897 digits, smashing the previous record of 22,459,157,718,361 digits set back in 2016. Although Iwao was using the same y-cruncher program to calculate pi as the previous record holder, her advantage lay in the use of Google’s cloud-based compute engine. The 31 trillion digits of pi took 25 virtual machines 121 days to calculate. In contrast, the previous record holder, Peter Trueb, used just a single fast computer, albeit one equipped with two dozen 6TB hard drives to handle the huge dataset that was produced. His calculation only took... Continue reading…

Google sets new Guinness World Record on Pi Day

Google is celebrating Pi Day, the annual observation of the mathematical constant ?, in a big way. The search giant, using the power of its cloud infrastructure, has set a new record for the ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Techspot

Google calculates pi to 31TRILLION digits by breaking world record on ‘Pi Day’  

Google employee Emma Haruka Iwao has broken the Guinness World Record for the calculating pi to 31 trillion digits beating the last record set in 2016, which was 22.4 trillion digits long.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Daily Mail

Google employee calculates pi to record 31 trillion digits

A Google employee from Japan has set a new world record for the number of digits of pi calculated. Emma Haruka Iwao, who works as a cloud developer advocate at Google, calculated ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from The Verge

Google's Emma Haruka Iwao breaks the world record for calculating pi

Google has something big to celebrate for Pi Day this year: one of its teams has broken the Guinness World Record for the most accurate value of pi. Emma Haruka Iwao and her colleagues ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Engadget

What is Pi Day? Everything you need to know about celebrating

If you love math, or pie, or both, March 14 is a great day. It's Pi Day, in honor of the historic mathematical measurement.        

Thu 14 Mar 19 from USA today

A Google employee just broke the world record for calculating pi

A Google employee has broken the world record for calculating pi just in time for the mind-bogglingly long number's special day.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from CNN

Woman breaks pi world record

Emma Haruka Iwao calculates the value of pi to 31 trillion digits.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from BBC Technology

Pi dream: Googler sets record for most digits calculated - CNET

Celebrate Pi Day with trillions of new pi digits.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Google employee breaks the world record for calculating the value of pi

It's Pi Day, and a Google staffer has celebrated by calculating everyone's favorite irrational number to 31.4 trillion digits.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Techradar

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