Tau Day Leftovers « Not About Apples

6 July 2011

Today on Not About Apples, tying up some loose tau-related ends.  Including this, my first-ever sudoku puzzle.

(Edit: I mistyped one of the givens when I first posted this.  This is corrected now.  The 1 in row six was incorrectly given as a dot.  My apologies for any frustration this may have caused anyone.)

Sudoku puzzle based on the digits of tau

taudoku 1 (fixed)

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Happy Tau Day 2011 « Not About Apples

28 June 2011

Today on Not About Apples, it’s Tau Day!  Pictures of pastry, a rallying cry for new tau-themed fun for next year, and most of all a link to Michael John Blake fantastic video which makes music from the digits of τ.

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Or just go see the music video: What Tau Sounds Like


2 Days to Tau Day: A Problem Deliciously Solved « Not About Apples

26 June 2011

Today on Not About Apples, I confront head-on one of the outstanding dessert-related issues which faces the Tau-ist Revolution.  Spoiler alert: the solution involves lots of fruit and pastry.

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4 Days to Tau Day 2011: Tau and Its Digits « Not About Apples

24 June 2011

Today on Not About Apples, I celebrate the approach of Tau Day with an image of Tau constructed from its digits.

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Or just grab the image: Tau Digits


5 Days to Tau Day 2011: why use radians? « Not About Apples

23 June 2011

 

 

 

Today on Not About Apples, why mathematicians prefer radians to degrees, and what that has to do with Tau Day.  Also, I use the word “myriograde”.

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6 days to Tau Day « Not About Apples

22 June 2011

Back after a long hiatus on Not About Apples, where I’m kicking off my countdown to Tau Day 2011 (which is next Tuesday) in true Cap-style, by digressing about exponential functions. Some links to what Tau Day is all about, and a fuzzy place between subjectivity and objectivity.

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NAA: Counting on Monsters

28 September 2010

A book recommendation for the young mathematician (grade 1-8) in your life.

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