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19 October 2015

Entrepreneurship

Nathan Myhrvold provides his thoughts on entrepreneurship, the characteristics of successful invention and innovation, and more alongside the likes of Sir Richard Branson, Sir James Dyson and other successful entrepreneurs.


29 May 2015

The little problem of very large asteroids

Nathan Myhrvold tells CNN's Fareed Zakaria about how an asteroid could have changed the 20th century.


18 May 2015

Myhrvold’s innovative vaccine storage

How do you keep vaccines cool in hot developing countries without electricity? CNN's Fareed Zakaria talks with Nathan Myhrvold about his new invention, Arktek.


26 November 2014

Nathan Myhrvold Delivers the Straight Poop on Foodborne Illnesses at Harvard

Eater's Boston editor, Rachel Leah Blumenthal, reviews Nathan Myhrvold's speech on foodborne illnesses and food fads from Harvard University's annual Science & Cooking public lecture series.


08 August 2014

Nathan Myhrvold loves the business of ideas

Heather Clancy with ZDNet, discusses how the former Microsoft innovation chief is reinventing intellectual property protection and creating a new framework for stimulating innovation across a very wide spectrum of disciplines.


17 July 2014

Expansion of Microsoft Research—Analysis and Download of 1997 Plan

In a 2-part series on the origins of Microson Research, Xconomy’s founder, CEO and editor-in-chief, Bob Buderi, examines Nathan Myhrvold’s expansion plan for Bill Gates in 1997.


05 June 2014

The End of Cuisine

The one person whom Myhrvold has most longed to cook for is Ferran Adrià. A few months ago, when he learned that his idol would be in Seaele, an invita[on went out. He proposed 50 courses in homage to a similar meal he’d had at elBulli. Adrià eagerly accepted. So did Dwight Garner of the New York Times’ Style Magazine, T.


22 April 2014

Change Agents: Myhrvold’s many missions

USA Today’s Marco della Cava finds that if our country has a living Renaissance figure, Myhrvold would qualify for the Benjamin Franklin-esque [tle. The man, who by his own admission "is not very good at dabbling," has charged into a range of fields and wound up challenging or changing the status quo.


06 February 2014

The 20-year-old Microsoft memo that came true

Reuters columnist Jack Schafer revisits Nathan's 1993 “Road Kill on the Information Highway” memo recommending that the software & hardware industry take note of Nathan's “timeless” predictions about the exponential effects of modern technology.


21 December 2013

A Bone to Pick

HOW fast dinosaurs grew up may not sound a subject that matters much to the modern world. But perhaps it does, for it may illuminate a wider problem: sloppiness in scientific procedures.


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