Eve Andersson writes: "Happy Pi Day to all. Out here in Boston, ArsDigitans are celebrating in style with what is believed to be the longest Pi bead chain in the world -- 5000 digits, all strung by hand by people passionate about Pi. On a seemingly unrelated note, I've recently published an ArsDigita Systems Journal article on VoiceXML: letting people talk to your HTTP server through the telephone. In addition to a tutorial and reusable source code, you'll find a Pi Reciter that you can access through the telephone. Just in time for Pi Day!" Reader Gyrate pipes in as well with the thought that "some people might be interested in knowing that today is Albert Einstein's birthday."