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“…During the outfit’s recent attempt to outbid the likes of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, RIM and Sony for a sliver of Nortel’s coveted wireless patent portfolio Google bid $1,902,160,540 (Brun’s constant), $2,614,972,128 (Meissel-Mertens constant) and $3.14159 billion (you know, pi) …”

  1. Either they were not serious about the bidding or they are crazy = you are not a Geek
  2. This is cool = you are a Geek

[Here is a link to this news]

Google is the ultimate geeky company.

In 2004, when they went for their IPO, they decided to raise US$ 2.718281828 billion (“e”). [See this]

Who else will think of providing a live lunar eclipse feed through their doodle? [See this]

You can also watch in YouTube.

How about celebrating Les Paul’s 96th birthday with a live guitar as there doodle? [See this]

It is still there and you can play it – see this.

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More Stories By Udayan Banerjee

Udayan Banerjee is CTO at NIIT Technologies Ltd, an IT industry veteran with more than 30 years' experience. He blogs at http://setandbma.wordpress.com.
The blog focuses on emerging technologies like cloud computing, mobile computing, social media aka web 2.0 etc. It also contains stuff about agile methodology and trends in architecture. It is a world view seen through the lens of a software service provider based out of Bangalore and serving clients across the world. The focus is mostly on...

  • Keep the hype out and project a realistic picture
  • Uncover trends not very apparent
  • Draw conclusion from real life experience
  • Point out fallacy & discrepancy when I see them
  • Talk about trends which I find interesting