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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.


18 December 2013

Myhrvold challenges dinosaur research

Nathan Myhrvold, CEO of Bellevue-based Intellectual Ventures and former chief technology officer at Microsoft Corp., believes that past research into dinosaurs' growth rates is flawed.


16 December 2013

A Hobbyist Challenges Papers on Growth of Dinosaurs

A dinosaur hobbyist who made his name as a Microsoft multimillionaire published a scientific paper on Monday alleging “serious errors and irregularities” in dinosaur research involving some of the world’s top paleontologists.


21 November 2013

Charlie Rose Talks to Nathan Myhrvold

Charlie Rose asks Nathan about Microsoft's future, Google and the patent landscape in his latest interview.


13 October 2013

The Memo That Spawned Microson Research—Analysis and Download

In a 2-part series on the origins of Microson Research, Xconomy’s founder, CEO and editor-in-chief, Bob Buderi, examines the founding memo wrieen by Nathan Myhrvold for Bill Gates in 1991.


20 September 2013

Microsoft Alum Writes Counterterrorism Paper That Nails The Real Threat

Business Insider discusses Nathan's paper on strategic terrorism.


20 September 2013

Strategic Terrorism…or how to scare the crap out of people.

Nathan Mhyrvold is the former Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft and founder of Intellectual Ventures. To put it mildly, he is a fairly smart guy. Mr. Mhyrvold decided to publish a ‘little’ research paper titled Strategic Terrorism A Call to Action.


18 September 2013

Meet the Microsoft Billionaire Who's Trying to Reboot U.S. Counterterrorism

Add to Nathan Myhrvold's already eclectic résumé -- which includes ex-chief technology officer of Microsoft, co-founder of one of the world's largest patent-holding firms, and author of a $625 cookbook -- a new credit: terrorism expert.


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