Musician Creates a Million-Hour Song Based On the Number Pi
Thursday March 14, 2019. 11:10 PM , from Slashdot
'When users hit 'play' on the virtual tape deck, the algorithm actually 'performs' the piece,' the report says. 'This way, the 114-year song can fit in just one gigabyte of space, which is mostly comprised of the digits of Pi. The virtual tape deck was also a solution to a built-in quirk of browsers such as Chrome, Safari, and Firefox -- users must click on a webpage to trigger a sound.' From start to finish, the song lasts 999,999 hours, 'a limitation imposed by only considering the first one billion digits of Pi.'
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