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Proposed Maximum Aggregate Offering
Nice touch Larry & Sergey
georgeek




msg:1239042
 8:55 am on Apr 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

From the S-1 SEC filing [sec.gov].

Proposed Maximum Aggregate Offering $2,718,281,828

Mathematicians will recognize this as Euler's number e = 2.718281828...

Nice touch Larry & Sergey :)

 

Yidaki




msg:1239043
 10:50 am on Apr 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

>Proposed Maximum Aggregate Offering $2,718,281,828
>Euler's number e
>Nice touch Larry & Sergey

Interesting find. Smells a bit megalomaniac ...

Macguru




msg:1239044
 11:56 am on Apr 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

>>Smells a bit megalomaniac ...

Sums up to all successive factorials. :)

Chndru




msg:1239045
 1:38 pm on Apr 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

yeah..

The quirky nature of Google's founders is even reflected in a touch of geek humour.

The exact value of the planned share offering is US$2,718,281,828, which coincidentally also corresponds to the mathematical constant e.


[news.bbc.co.uk...]

georgeek




msg:1239046
 2:35 pm on Apr 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

Chndru Someone at the BBC is on the ball they were only 2 hours behind WebmasterWorld.

amoore




msg:1239047
 2:42 pm on Apr 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

I believe one of their buildings is also numbered e = 2.71828...

Chndru




msg:1239048
 3:46 pm on Apr 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

LOL, georgeek :)

And lot of stuff here: [news.ft.com...]

jusdrum




msg:1239049
 3:56 pm on Apr 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

That's rad.

loanuniverse




msg:1239050
 5:49 pm on Apr 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

Got to like a company that does something like that and adding the "Don't be Evil" mantra to the filing.

I hope that Google does not change, and that the company ultimately wins the current and upcoming wars.

Because, they will be wars.

Mark_A




msg:1239051
 12:46 am on May 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

loanuniverse nothing new there then
meet us in boston
just for a
cup of tea
party :-)
no only jokin

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