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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.

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.