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Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« on: February 06, 2017, 02:06:48 am »
Script of dialogue, and a creative twist - the particular letters a certain statement holds entirely follow tau's decimal digits (6.283185307179...), following in count an accurate number echoing digits within words.

This is true for the entire script (not counting, of course, stage directions and bolded names). To see this, examine the first words of the play. "Eureka!" has 6 letters, "an" has 2 letters, "argument" has 8 letters, and so on, following the digits of the true circle constant tau, for a total of 769 digits. The plot follows a girl named Vi who "discovers" tau, and tries to convince a skeptical Mike of its merits.

More can be found in the notes section at the end of the play. What do you all think?
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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2017, 02:20:19 am »
This is genius.
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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2017, 07:35:21 am »
Neato. Reminds me of the same thing, but with pi. I suppose you were strongly influenced by that. :P
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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2017, 05:00:51 pm »
The play had an error on one word: "conceptually" on page 3. "Conceptually" is a 12-letter word, but it is supposed to be a 10-letter word as the constraint dictates. This has been altered to "completely".

Re-print accordingly.

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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2017, 09:09:40 am »
oh my god :ninja:
I so much hope those Tau supporters will one daya just accept Pi...

(Even tho I like ur work, it's really nice) xD
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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2017, 01:57:36 am »
How did you manage to come up with this entire text? O.O
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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2017, 12:05:08 pm »
How did you manage to come up with this entire text? O.O
Looking at the digits, having a point I wanted to say, and then (sometimes with the help of a computer program) say it.

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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2017, 12:10:59 pm »
I started using tau in my code. It's so much more readable now!
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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2017, 12:15:29 pm »
That's awesome, Soru! Glad you've followed in the footsteps of so many others ;)

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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2017, 04:27:38 pm »
I started using tau in my code. It's so much more readable now!
why does this sound so ironic to me... :P
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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2017, 07:16:47 pm »
I started using tau in my code. It's so much more readable now!
why does this sound so ironic to me... :P
Indeed :P
I added Tau to my RPN-Calc, but just for fun. Pi is also there and has precedence in the menu over Tau.
I am also not so happy about all this Tau stuff.
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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #12 on: March 01, 2017, 07:55:51 pm »
I started using tau in my code. It's so much more readable now!
why does this sound so ironic to me... :P
Indeed :P
I added Tau to my RPN-Calc, but just for fun. Pi is also there and has precedence in the menu over Tau.
I am also not so happy about all this Tau stuff.
Rest assured, you both, he means it. ;)

Also, that's nice, DarkestEx. Kinda like Desmos adding the circle constant tau as the "capital theta".

One question, though: How are you not happy about it? :P

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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #13 on: March 01, 2017, 08:16:13 pm »
I started using tau in my code. It's so much more readable now!
why does this sound so ironic to me... :P
Indeed :P
I added Tau to my RPN-Calc, but just for fun. Pi is also there and has precedence in the menu over Tau.
I am also not so happy about all this Tau stuff.
Rest assured, you both, he means it. ;)

Also, that's nice, DarkestEx. Kinda like Desmos adding the circle constant tau as the "capital theta".

One question, though: How are you not happy about it? :P
I am absolutely fine with the idea of Tau, however I think some people (not you) are taking this too far.
Like e.g. adding it to Python or fighting on YouTube about it.
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Re: Cheers to Constant Tau: A Dialogue About Tau
« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2017, 08:17:45 pm »
I started using tau in my code. It's so much more readable now!
why does this sound so ironic to me... :P
Indeed :P
I added Tau to my RPN-Calc, but just for fun. Pi is also there and has precedence in the menu over Tau.
I am also not so happy about all this Tau stuff.
Rest assured, you both, he means it. ;)

Also, that's nice, DarkestEx. Kinda like Desmos adding the circle constant tau as the "capital theta".

One question, though: How are you not happy about it? :P
I am absolutely fine with the idea of Tau, however I think some people (not you) are taking this too far.
Like e.g. adding it to Python or fighting on YouTube about it.
Well, I dunno, I'm all for adding it to Python or Java, or similar. It's already in Processing.js. :P

 


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