Photo by Nathan Myhrvold

BACKROUND PHOTO

Photo by Nathan Myhrvold

View Image
Pinterest Facebook

About Nathan

Nathan Myhrvold is often referred to as a visionary technology and business leader. Here you will find links to his scientific research papers, photo essays, memos and contributed articles as well as profiles and articles
detailing his diverse
business and
personal pursuits.

More about Nathan »

Featured Essay

Unnatural Acts of Discovery and Invention

In his new book The Evolution of Everything (HarperCollins), for example, Matt Ridley describes “the overwhelming inevitability in the progress of technology” as “an emergent phenomenon...." I can tell you, from a long career fostering and managing R&D in industry, that this argument is dangerously wrong.

Read the full essay »

Current Projects

Modernist Bread
Modernist Cuisine Gallery

Fresh Perspective

A Simple Guide to NEOWISE Data Problems

In a paper recently submitted paper recently submitted to a scientific journal and posted as a preprint on arXiv, I pointed out a number of weaknesses in results previously published — and widely cited — from the NEOWISE asteroid mission. In this guide, I show how anyone can examine the data themselves and spot the most critical errors. It’s a great example of how scientific debates that seem complicated sometimes come down to really simple issues.

Read More »

Featured Photo Essays

Lions: Africa’s Magnificent Predators
Panoramas and Photo Technology from Iceland and Greenland
Penguins!