First visit? Hello! :) Check out the whole photo gallery, or just the good ones.

Google Calculator

Google continues to show off its computational surpluses by integrating a calculator into the search box. Are they trying to build a command line for the web? I wonder how long until it evaluates Python expressions? Perhaps they could get the CPU cycles from Toolbar users.

Searching for 2^1023 gives you the answer, but 2^1024 evidently overflows somewhere and defaults to a regular search.


  1. JOnNy, on Monday 29th March 2004, said:

    i tried this at google: 2^1023.999999999999 and it returned: 1.79769313e308

Add a comment

Formatting help
You typeYou see
[link text]( link text
* item 1
* item 2
* item 3
  • item 1
  • item 2
  • item 3
> quoted text
quoted text

← Permalinks | Home | First computer: Sinclair PC200 →