Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tribute Cocktail: The Difference EnGine

The Difference Engine was a machine envisioned by Charles Babbage in the 19th century – the first mechanical calculator capable of polynomial functions, and also the title of one of my favorite books. Due to lack of funding, Babbage never built his … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day. Here is a Pi Pineapple Pie.

Did I stutter? Nope! Here is a pie, with a filling made of pineapple, topped with a crust decorated with the digits of Pi 29 places past the decimal point. It’s a Pi Pineapple Pie! To celebrate Pi Day, The Nerdista creates a … Continue reading

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