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October 23, 2011 AT 12:39 pm

Homemade Computer Sets Records In The Trillions

Homemade Computer Sets Records In The Trillions @ NPR.

Shigeru Kondo is 56 and has already twice set the record for the most digits of pi calculated. His most recent record, 10 trillion digits, took a year to complete on his home-built supercomputer. Host Audi Cornish found out more about the computer, which caused a little family strife because it had to share electricity.

101848 Most Digits Pi Calculated-2

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