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15 May 2017

Inside the Invention Factory of Polymath Nathan Myhrvold

This confidant of Bill Gates wants to reinvent how inventions are born. He created a huge patent library and a “start-up factory” that has produced prototypes of nuclear reactors, antennas and radars, but also 900 new bread recipes...

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14 June 2016

Bloomberg Advantage: Myhrvold sees AI interesting for investing

Nathan P Myhrvold CEO/Co-Founder Intellectual Ventures Management LLC Discussing the current invention environment and what he looks for before investing in technologies like artificial intelligence.

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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.


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.


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 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.


03 April 2013

Nathan Myhrvold Answers Your Questions

Nathan sits down and discusses everything from patents to cooking to dinosaurs with the Slashdot community.


16 April 2012

Inside Nathan Myhrvold’s office: The ultimate ‘geekspace’

Recently we invited GeekWire readers to tweet us photos of their “geekspaces” — the places where they really get in the zone. Writer and photographer Annie Laurie Malarkey, who takes pictures for our Geek of the Week feature, explained in the post that she was inspired by her past year of photographing smart people in their work environments, and she wanted to see more.


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