OK, this is funny, well, for some of us . . .

Well, apparently those boys at Google couldn’t resist a delicious joke in their IPO filing:

If you take a close look at the form Google filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the exact value of its planned offering is $2,718,281,828 dollars, which some would immediately recognize as the mathematical constant e. E, for those not blessed with a Ph.D. and a job at Google, is Euler’s number, which is used as the base for natural logarithms.

Via: Wired News: More Reasons to Love Google

In all honesty though, it’s a very well rounded version of e (here are the first 2,000,000 digits) but hey, it’s still funny.

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