Thursday, 14 July 2011

Pi Diagram

Ok, so I’m really sorry I haven’t been able to post lately.

[What have I been up to, you ask? I’ve been GRE-ing, freshmen-advising, and researching].

You know how I did an entry once on philosophers and their guilt? It’s wearing off on me!!!! I really feel so guilty every day that I do not post.

To assuage said guilt, I created this diagram a while ago after watching the movie Pi. If you don’t get it, that’s ok. It’s kind of lame anyway. 

Fake story behind this weird diagram: I was following a bunch of philosophers around and charting their exact activities (because everything I do is measured and exact), and suddenly I realized that, if you chart the data and create complex mathematical equations, philosopher-activities follow a spiral pattern! It all goes back to pi (as in 3.14 . . .).

[click on the image to enlarge it]

Ok, really . . . I disliked this movie . . . and I'm not a mathematician or a scientist. 

I’m answering questions in my spare moments. I almost have another set worked up.

~ The Philosiologist [with a guilty red face]

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  1. Um ... isn't the spiral phi, not pi?

  2. Hahaha! Yes! I should have called it a Phi spiral instead of a pi spiral!