Say What?!: Google Employee Calculates Pi to More Than 31.4 Trillion Digits

| March 15, 2019

A Google employee smashed a Guinness World Record by calculating the value of pi to more than 31.4 trillion digits.

Emma Hayuka Iwao, whose accomplishment was certified by Guinness in time for Thursday’s Pi Day observance, said she used 25 Google Cloud virtual machines to calculate pi to 31,415,926,535,897 digits, smashing the previous record of 22,459,157,718,361 digits.

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