Thursday, March 22, 2018

"We’re at Mars, an exclusive three-day conference at a midcentury-modern hotel here in the California desert run by Amazon and its founder, Jeff Bezos, for some of the world’s most successful geeks"

NYT:

For its first two years, Mars was largely secret; the most prominent image that leaked was a photo of Mr. Bezos piloting a 13-foot robot last year. This year, Amazon lifted the veil and invited a handful of reporters into Mr. Bezos’s brainiac pow-wow.

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For Mars, Amazon and Mr. Bezos handpick the roughly 200 attendees

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In the afternoon, we had a choice of activities, from falconry to Navy Seal training to sausage making.

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Eighteen of us, including me, flew aerobatic planes.