Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Can You Calculate Pi by Drawing a Circle?

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Can You Calculate Pi by Drawing a Circle?

If you think about it, pi is really weird. This irrational number shows up in the craziest places. If you swing a mass back and forth on a string, there’s a pi in there. It pops up in the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, Einstein’s general relativity, and the interaction between two electric charges.Of course, most people…

Hexbyte  News  Computers Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board

Hexbyte News Computers Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board

Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, is stepping down from the board of the company. Gates previously served as CEO of Microsoft until 2000 when he stepped down from the position in order to spend more time on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In 2008, Gates left his full-time role at Microsoft…