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Fun Links o' the Day, and ups and downs

Ganked from ladytabitha:
Search 4 billion digits of Pi looking for your phone number. The odds of finding any arbitrary seven-digit sequence buried somewhere in Pi are almost 100%. Wasn't there a science-fiction story about God hiding a secret message somewhere inside of Pi?

Ganked from mobiusmuse:
Given its record of abject miserable failure, how can the Republican Party possibly persuade people to vote Republican? This hilarious movie, taken directly from the speeches of top Republican leaders themselves, spells it out pretty nicely.

Plusses and minuses:

+ Going to FantasyFest in Key West over Halloween!

+ Necronomicon starts next weekend!

- Shelly has a cold... :(

+ Tampa Fetish Party the weekend after Necro

- Shelly will not be going to San Francisco with me in January; school starts the same week as MacWorld.

+ I've got a quote for Alcor life insurance, and should have the insurance in four to five weeks, which means I'm well on-track to have my Alcor bracelet by year's end. Yay!

+ Alcor will be offering whole-body vitrification soon!

+ We've drafted datan0de and merovingian to help develop the characters and art for the post-apocalyptic Flash cartoon that will (soon? eventually?) be hosted at Doomsday Sex.


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Oct. 8th, 2004 07:52 am (UTC)
How much does it suck that my name is next to the only two minuses!!! I tell you, life is NON STOP PAIN for me right now! But here's a good one.

+ Shelly loves Franklin very very much :)
Oct. 11th, 2004 02:54 pm (UTC)
Yes; Contact.
Oct. 12th, 2004 11:12 am (UTC)
The book by Carl Sagan? I thought the message in Contact was hidden in a television broadcast, not pi...
Oct. 12th, 2004 11:15 am (UTC)
The very last few paragraphs of the book Contact was (spoiler!) about the lead woman spending the rest of her days running all the digits of pi through the computer, and apparently there was some message involved in there.

Perhaps there's a book with a stronger message in it...
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