Thinking Outside the Circle: Rethinking Pi Day

Intersecting Us by Dave Kester & Brian Rihner

Episode notes

The passage discusses various ways to celebrate Pi Day, including enjoying pie, making pie jokes, or simply acknowledging the significance of pi. It emphasizes that Pi Day should be about trying new things, as pi itself represents a unique concept beyond just being a number. The conversation delves into the deeper meaning of pi as a relationship between the circumference and diameter of a circle, likening it to the difference between a static image and a dynamic relationship. It suggests that sometimes, conventional methods may not solve problems, and alternative approaches are necessary. The passage concludes by proposing Pi Day as an opportunity to break free from routine thinking and explore solutions beyond conventional measures.