Adulthood. Coming of age. Voting. High school graduation. These are all things that greet us here in the US when we turn 18. So it seems E-g has finally come of age! How do we celebrate our 18th anniversary? Just like we do the rest of life here at E-g – like a family. We gathered at one of our beautiful local parks, swung open the gates, and said, “Have fun!” Honestly, we needed little instruction after that!
There’s Pi Day (3.14 or March 14th) and then there’s Pi Approximation Day (22/7 or 22 July), which is technically tomorrow. So, within a little over 4 months there are (at least) two wonderful occasions for baking, and eating, pie. We take these opportunities very seriously around here. The math behind date-based compulsory pie eating may be a little complicated, but we find that eating the pies themselves comes very easily. Besides the straightforward connection we make from computing and… [continue]
How do you properly honor Pi Approximation Day (July 22nd – or 22/7)? You have a pie bake-off. Well, at least that’s what we do around here. There were 17 home-grown entries, and 37 very happy (and very full) voters. The competition was fierce. Some of us needed several servings to make sure we were tasting what we thought we were tasting. By the end of the tasting – uh testing – time, it was clear: only a few points… [continue]