A person who moved out to San Francisco during the Internet gold rush at the turn of the 21st century, roughly in the year 1999.
It is a play on the term "Forty-Niners," which refers to people who moved out to San Francisco during the gold rush around the year 1849.
Yes, I did come to San Francisco in August of 1999 to work for pets.com, but I find the term "ninety-niner" offensive.
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