[Oberon] Fun with π

Chris Burrows cfbsoftware at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 05:02:39 CET 2022

On Tue, Mar 15, 2022 at 10:15 AM Hans Klaver <hklaver at dds.nl> wrote:

> In Oberon System V5 it can calculate about 10,000 digits, and several
> hundreds of
> thousands of digits can be produced by a slight variation of the algorithm
> run from
> the command line (see the third program).
> Interesting...

There's an English guy, Daniel Tammett, who was able to memorise the value
of π to 22,514 decimal places. It took him a few weeks to learn and 5 hours
and 9 minutes to recite it: He talks about it in an interview with David


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