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Google Makes Pi in the Sky Bids for Patents

George R [PersonRank 10]

Saturday, July 2, 2011
8 years ago5,438 views

Google made several bids for the Nortel Patents.
reuters.com/article/2011/07/02 ...

$1,902,160,540
$2,614,972,128
$3.141,592,653

Many sources quote Nicely's approximation of Brun's constant, which differs from Google's bid as reported by Reuters.

~1.902160582 = Brun's constant primes.utm.edu/glossary/xpage/ ...
~.2614972128 = Merten's constant mathworld.wolfram.com/MertensC ...
~3.141592653 = Archimedes' Constant mathworld.wolfram.com/Pi.html

discovery of Pentium bug: trnicely.net/pentbug/pentbug.h ...

George R [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Philipp please change period to comma:
$3.141,592,653 should be $3,141,592,653

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