Pi is wrong! Here comes Tau Day

Are you marking Tau Day? Are you a π fan, or do you think it is time for change?

Are you a tau convert? Describe your ‘conversion’ experience?

Find out why mathematicians are campaigning for π to be replaced with alternate value tau

π is wrong!

“Pi Day” may be very popular because it is equated to “Pie Day.” That’s one way to look at it.
Pi Day is huge on the web.
Tau has been trending on both Google and Twitter around June 28th.
Few videos on youtube are gaining some viral steam.
Will Tau Day truly catch on? It’s too early to tell.
But I’m sure its chances would improve greatly if someone created a delicious dessert called Tau.

Anyone?

Tired of all those 2 times pi in your mathematical formula? Then switch to tau!

Tau Day is on Tuesday June 28th!

This was created by converting the some of the digits of τ to base 8 and each note was assigned a value from 0-7. FOr more info on τ, view tauday.com

The author admits the following:

I know my 1st Tau song was terribly lacking any musical creativity and was very bland, so i made this version, which due to my lack of musical talent, still is not great! This was created by converting the some of the digits of τ to base 8 and each note was assigned a value from 0-7 then i added notes some more. For more info on τ, view tauday.com to read the beautifully written Tau Manifesto.

Follow discussions on this topic on the xkcd forums.

Musician interprets the mathematical constant Tau to 126 decimal places.
For an mp3 download of “What Tau Sounds Like” visit this site.

For more of Michael’s music check out this site, or at itunes.

Pull out your instrument and contribute!

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math grad - Interest: Number theory
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