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An article on Slashdot quite a while ago prompted me to google for the Chudnovsky brothers. In doing so, I found a great article from the New Yorker written in 1992.

It’s a bit outdated, mathematically, and (more funnily, technologically). For instance,

What really struck me was the parallels to Aranofsky’s movie, Pi. Not only are Pi’s Cohen and the brothers both number theorists obsessed with Pi, but they’re both depicted as being out-of-touch with reality in an absentmindedly-intellectual sort of way, building their homenade supercomputers and keeping them in their apartments in New York…  I wonder what the links are?