Search Insider Summit Keynote Day One

Esther Dyson of Edventure Holdings and David Vise of and author of “The Google Story” took their seats on the stage as the first keynote for MediaPost’s Search Insider Summit here in sunny Florida. The schedule says Esther will be interviewed about the semantic web, but we get much more than that from this impromptu interview that includes some mystic channeling.

Q and A style presentations are, as you might imagine, a bit challenging to blog. So I’ve not captured everything exactly but my notes should give a good indication of the exchange. Keep in mind, some of the content below is verbatim and some is my characterization.

David: I’m Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook. I turned down a huge offer from Microsoft. Did I make a smart decision?