Shakuntala Devi - The Human Computer - Guruprasad's Portal

Shakuntala Devi - The Human Computer - Guruprasad's Portal

Shakuntala Devi, an Indian mental calculator,was asked to give the 23rd root of a 201-digit number; she answered in 50 seconds. Her answer was confirmed by calculations done at the US Bureau of Standards for which a special program had to be written to perform such a large calculation.

Shakuntala Devi, an Indian mental calculator,was asked to give the 23rd root of a 201-digit number; she answered in 50 seconds. Her answer was confirmed by calculations done at the US Bureau of Standards for which a special program had to be written to perform such a large calculation.

Google rinde homenaje a la Computadora Humana, Shakuntala Devi

Google rinde homenaje a la Computadora Humana, Shakuntala Devi

First recognized as a math prodigy at age 3, Shakuntala Devi, ‘Human Computer,’ Dies in India at 83 - NYTimes.com

First recognized as a math prodigy at age 3, Shakuntala Devi, ‘Human Computer,’ Dies in India at 83 - NYTimes.com

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Born on 4 November in 1939 at the city of Bangalore in Karnataka state, Shakuntala Devi is an outstanding calculating prodigy of India. Belonging from a very humble family, Shakuntala Devi's father was employed as a trapeze and tightrope performer and later on, as a human cannonball in a circus. It was once while she was playing cards with her father at the age of three that it was discovered that she is a calculating genius.  Read her eBooks at www.antrik.com

Born on 4 November in 1939 at the city of Bangalore in Karnataka state, Shakuntala Devi is an outstanding calculating prodigy of India. Belonging from a very humble family, Shakuntala Devi's father was employed as a trapeze and tightrope performer and later on, as a human cannonball in a circus. It was once while she was playing cards with her father at the age of three that it was discovered that she is a calculating genius. Read her eBooks at www.antrik.com

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