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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.


11 September 2013

Lawfare Podcast Episode #41: Nathan Myhrvold on Strategic Terrorism

Nathan sits down with Lawfare and talks about his latest piece on Strategic Terrorism.


11 September 2013

Tech Visionary Focuses Now On Biological Weapons Threat

Nathan Myhrvold, who made his name with inventions at Microsoft, is focusing these days on a different kind of technological advance: the threat from biological weapons. Myhrvold's in Washington this week to meet with national security leaders. He wants to convince them to spend time and energy on terrorist attacks that could cause the greatest damage.


22 May 2013

How Nathan Myhrvold's Modernist Cuisine Became The World's Most Influential -- And Profitable -- Cookbook

The soon-to-be trilogy has become this decade’s most influential work about food, offering everyone from Thomas Keller to José Andrés a literal window into Myhrvold’s experiments . . . More surprising: It’s also the most profitable.


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