@BotfonsNeedles

A bot that estimates the value of Pi by dropping needles.

@BotfonsNeedles is a Twitter bot created by Peter Kagey that estimates the value of Pi by dropping (virtual) needles on lined paper and counting how many cross a line, in accordance with Buffon’s needle problem.

You can learn more about the bot and how it was made in author’s blog.

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Cheap Bots, Done Quick suspended, this time for good
Cheap Bots, Done Quick suspended, this time for good

So long, and thanks for all the bots.

Twitter shutting down free access to their API on February 9
Twitter shutting down free access to their API on February 9

I keep saying it's an end of an era quite often these days.

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