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Forget Pi, here comes Tau

Forget Pi, here comes Tau
Some readers may be familiar with Bob Palais’ article “π Is Wrong”. Within it Palais argues that π is the wrong choice of circle constant. This quote, from the author’s website, summarizes his main argument: As noted in the last page of the pdf, I suggest calling the alternate...

Discussing Research Level Mathematics Online

Discussing Research Level Mathematics Online
StackOverflow is a popular community that was launched by two famous programmers: Joel Spolsky (of Joel on Software fame) and Jeff Atwood (of Coding Horror fame). The aim of this site is to provide a fun environment in which to discuss programming subjects and ask coding and software engineering...