Much has been made of Google’s S-1 filing last week in which Google will raise $2.7 billion in an IPO auction.
It turns out that if you read the entire S-1, you’ll note that the amount they plan on raising is actually $2,718,281,828.
Why? Pete has the answer.
I love it. The number is almost definitely a numerical play on words (play on numbers?) tip ‘o the hat to Mr. Greenspan and his famous speech.