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CEO Chat With Bill Gates

Steve Saunders
8/31/2015
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The scene: Last Saturday, lunchtime, the interior of a shi-shi-foo-foo eatery in Manhattan's SoHo district.

Steve Saunders, turning to diner sitting on his own at adjacent table: "Hey, has anyone ever said you look like Bill Gates?"

Bill Gates: "I am Bill Gates."

Steve Saunders: "Ah. Enjoy your lunch, Mr. Gates."

The back of Bill Gates's head.
The back of Bill Gates's head.

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nasimson
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nasimson,
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9/21/2015 | 11:58:10 PM
Re: Bill Gates-Gate
@Susan: It should get all the traffic. So In app Advertising revenue should be big enough incentive for anyone to do it.
HeadofVi31041
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HeadofVi31041,
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9/1/2015 | 2:45:08 PM
Lol
We want proof!
TeleWRTRLiz
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TeleWRTRLiz,
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9/1/2015 | 2:39:10 PM
I'm Batman...
Most importantly, did you see what he was eating? 
Susan Fourtané
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Susan Fourtané,
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9/1/2015 | 3:48:28 AM
Re: Bill Gates-Gate
Or, he could have said: Steve Saunders, turning to diner sitting on his own at adjacent table: "Hey, has anyone ever said you look like Bill Gates?" Bill Gates: "Yes. They say that all the time." -Susan
Susan Fourtané
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Susan Fourtané,
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9/1/2015 | 3:40:31 AM
Re: Bill Gates-Gate
Steve, do you mean you really didn't know it was actually him? :D -Susan
Susan Fourtané
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Susan Fourtané,
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9/1/2015 | 3:38:11 AM
Re: Bill Gates-Gate
nasimson, funny idea. But who would invest the time and effort in doing it? What would be the point for such app? :D -Susan
nasimson
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nasimson,
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9/1/2015 | 12:13:06 AM
Re: What kind of phone was he looking at?
@mhui: He was looking at his latest iphone using Google maps.
nasimson
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nasimson,
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9/1/2015 | 12:07:43 AM
Re: Bill Gates-Gate
@Sarah: There should be an app for that. Scanning all Celebrity photos online in which they are dining out of home. Applying some location extraction algorithms and sharing their dining locations with the world.
mhui0
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mhui0,
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9/1/2015 | 12:06:36 AM
What kind of phone was he looking at?
What kind of phone was he looking at? He *is* looking at his phone in the photo.
nasimson
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nasimson,
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9/1/2015 | 12:02:06 AM
Knowing you
> "Hey, has anyone ever said you look like Bill Gates?" Steve knowing you I can tell for sure that one day someone will say: "Hey, has anyone ever said you look like Steve Saunders?"
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