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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.

03 April 2013

Nathan Myhrvold Answers Your Questions

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

31 May 2012

Legendary Tech Pioneer at Center of Patent Wars

A hot issue in technology today is patents: who owns them, who's violating them, and which company will invent the next big gadget. Jeff Glor visited the central figure in the so-called patent wars.

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.

14 April 2012

How former Microsoft tech chief Nathan Myhrvold could have created the iPhone

Nathan Myhrvold is back in the national spotlight again, but in a very different way this time.

13 April 2012

How a Geek Grills a Burger

Since cashing out of Microsoft, software genius Nathan Myhrvold has lived a nerd fantasy — digging up T. rexes, dabbling in Formula One, and creating a cooking bible only a mad scientist could love.

03 April 2012

Nathan Myhrvold: Patent Wars “Vindication” for Intellectual Ventures

The mobile computing revolution and the latest waves of big consumer Web companies have put more muscle behind the patent wars in technology—from Steve Jobs declaring he would spend Apple dry to kill Android, to Yahoo reprising its role as IPO-eve litigant by hitting Facebook with a lawsuit.

03 April 2012

Nathan Myhrvold: Intellectual Ventures is in ‘the miracle business’

Nathan Myhrvold has a model of a T-Rex dinosaur in his living room, thinks natural gas will not help reduce carbon emissions and believes that his company, Intellectual Ventures, is in the miracle business.