Why do computers like to calculate Pi?


Pi has always held a special place in my heart and probably yours as well. When people ask me to pick a number between 1 to 10, I always pick Pi (or sometimes the square root of two), which hasn’t made me the life of many parties. And there’s an entire community of Pi lovers like me out there–people who are just fanatical about calculating pi to the trillions of digits? With...