Annual Billionaires'
Digerati Dinner
(formerly "The Millionaires' Dinner)


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John Markoff's
50th Birthday Dinner
(and Extranet Roast)
October, 1999

The "Billionaires' Digerati Dinner"
(formerly "The Millonaires' Dinner")
February, 1999

 

Cibo — Monterey, California — February 18, 1999 — 8pm

The annual "Billionaires' Dinner" (upgraded from last year's "Millionaires' Dinner") was held on Thursday, February 18th at Cibo in Monterey. Among those emerging from the Gulfstream jets were Steve Case, Nathan Myhrvold, Jeff Bezos, Steve Riggio, Danny Hillis, Bran Ferren, Douglas Adams, Terry Gilliam, Kai Krause, and Joichi Ito. Fortunately, famed industry pioneer and gossip David Bunnell was there taking notes (with a pen, by the way). Read his inside report by clicking here.


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"We're going browsing tonight!"

"Why are these people smiling?"


Steve Case - AOL A. Don Key
Nathan Myhrvold - Microsoft
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"Edge's e-commerce advisor plans dinner seating"
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Jeff & Mackenzie Bezos - Amazon.com, Danny Hillis - Disney
Bran Ferren - Disney
"Get the red-eye out"
[Danny:] "But Jeff, there's even more zeros in a Googoogillion!!"
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Ronna Tanenbaum - Alexa,
Pattie Maes - MIT Media Lab
Jean Case - AOL, Nathan Myhrvold - Microsoft Research

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"Power geeks"

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"Where's Markoff?"

Leon Lederman - Great Minds Program,
Savannah Brentnall
John Batelle -Industry Standard, Doug Rowan - Imaging Solutions, Dan Adler - Disney,
Richard Saul Wurman -TED
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"Nobel Laureate demonstrates theory of 'Strange Attractors' "
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Savannah Brentnall

Steve Case- AOL, Curtis Wong- Microsoft Research
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Steve Riggio - Barnes & Noble, Jeffrey Epstein
Katinka Matson - Brockman, Inc.
Joichi Ito - Digital Garage (Japan)
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"The dog died and the kid went to college!"
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Savannah Brentnall, Stewart McBride - United Digital Artists
Marney Morris - Sprocketworks, John McCrea - TradeRoutes, David Siegel - Verso, Rodes Fishburne - Forbes ASAP
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Joey Anuff - Suck.com, Gary Wolf
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"Dare to be great!"

Mark Kvamme - CKS Group, Steve Case - AOL
Richard Saul Wurman -TED
Terry Gilliam, Bran Ferren, Cyndi Stivers - Time Out-NY, Linda Stone
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"Just paid him $3k for TEDX"
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Dan Adler - Disney
Steve Riggio - Barnes & Noble
Kim Polese - Marimba, Dayton Sky - Earthlink
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"Why do we need publishers?"
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Richard Saul Wurman - TED, Nathan Myhrvold, Steve Riggio
Mario Catalano - Cibo
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"Web, Schmeb"
"Restauranteur to the digital elite"

John Brockman, Editor and Publisher

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