With no new work going on with the search engine, having been fully displaced by Bing, and the loud mouth boss taking credit for everything anyway, the employees that are left at Yahoo have to do something to mark their time.

So one of them has been working on something we all needed to know – the two quadrillionth digit of the transcendental value known as Pi.

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A researcher has calculated the 2,000,000,000,000,000th digit of pi — and a few digits either side of it. Nicholas Sze, of technology firm Yahoo, determined that the digit — when expressed in binary — is 0.”

Well, of course. You known we could have determined that with 50% accuracy with a roll of the dice. But then I kid the Yahoo workers…

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