Funny indeed. But philosophically speaking, anyone here really belives that Pi is the Creator of Everything? Well, maybe the Bible Code is just scratching the surface of thruth.
On måndag 9 juli 2001 06.11, Brian Atkins <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>From desperado by way of alt.math.recreational by way of Keith
>WARNING: Do NOT calculate Pi in binary. It is conjectured that this
>number is normal, meaning that it contains ALL finite bit
>If you compute it, you will be guilty of:
>* Copyright infringement (of all books, all short stories, all
> newspapers, all magazines, all web sites, all music, all movies,
> and all software, including the complete Windows source code)
>* Trademark infringement
>* Possession of child pornography
>* Espionage (unauthorized possession of top secret information)
>* Possession of DVD-cracking software
>* Possession of threats to the President
>* Possession of everyone's SSN, everyone's credit card numbers,
> everyone's PIN numbers, everyone's unlisted phone numbers, and
> everyone's passwords
>* Defaming Islam. Not technically illegal, but you'll have to go
> into hiding along with Salman Rushdie.
>* Defaming Scientology. Which IS illegal -- just ask Keith
>Also, your computer will contain all of the nastiest known computer
>viruses. In fact, all of the nastiest POSSIBLE computer
>Some of the files on my PC are intensely personal, and I for one
>don't want you snooping through a copy of them.
>You might get away with computing just a few digits, but why risk it?
>There's no telling how far into Pi you can go without finding the secret
>documents about the JFK assassination, a photograph of your neighbor's six
>year old daughter doing the nasty with the family dog, or a complete copy of
>the not-yet-released Pearl Harbor movie. So just don't do it.
>The same warning applies to e, the square root of 2, Euler's constant, Phi,
>the cosine of any non-zero algebraic number, and the vast majority of all
>other real numbers.
>There's a reason why these numbers are always computed and shown in decimal,
>Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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