Hey, I know that guy
I'm now reading _Big Data_ (off the same reading list as _The Org_), and early on, a paragraph starts, "In 2003 Oren Etzioni needed to fly from Seattle to Los Angeles".
Hey, I know that guy!
IIRC, he taught an AI class I took at the UW in 1991 or thereabouts. And some years later married an acquaintance.