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Articles tagged with: pi

Raspberry Pi Minicomputer In Alpha Production Stage

Raspberry had declared to launch a Pi Minicomputer a couple of months ago. The word is that all the structure, design and PCB layout of the Raspberry Pi minicomputer have been finalized and finally it has stepped into Production Stage.

Raspberry Pi minicomputer is a cheap computer for today’s younger generation. These minicomputers comprise of the kit computers from the early 1980s and ’70s. The basic reason for the production of these minicomputers is to introduce the world of computers, science and programming to the kids.

IBM Takes Pi To One Billion Digits

IBM’s supercomputer, Blue Gene was designed to continuously run at 1petaFLOPS. IBM is pleased to announce that Blue Gene has found the billionth decimal digit in pi. Many have thought that this calculation was impossible and some estimated that it would take a single processor 1,500 years to compute. IBM’s Blue Gene was able to solve pi to the billionth decimal digit in only a few months. The machine was working steadily in the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in IBM Australia.