Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons — how do they emerge from the Upper Cretaceous period to end up in natural-history museums and private collections? Zachary Crockett talks with Nathan Myhrvold and other experts as he digs for answers.
Nathan Myhrvold is a voracious intellect: he enrolled in college at the age of 14, he has multiple degrees in mathematics, geophysics and physics, he helped build Microsoft as its Chief Technology Officer, and he has published 16 volumes of encyclopedic, visually arresting books. Martha is a longtime friend and admirer. She connects with him in his lab to talk about his latest book, Food and Drink: Modernist Cuisine Photography, and a range of other projects, from building nuclear reactors to perfecting pastry. Listen in as the sparks fly.
How ‘super panorama’ robotic rigs help photographer Nathan Myhrvold capture the northern lights in super-high resolution
In this captivating podcast episode, renowned entrepreneur and visionary Nathan Myhrvold takes us on a fascinating journey through his extraordinary life. From his groundbreaking contributions at Microsoft, where he played a key role in shaping the tech giant's success, to his unexpected foray into the world of cooking as a renowned chef and culinary innovator, Myhrvold's insatiable curiosity is revealed as the driving force behind his remarkable achievements. Delving even further into his diverse interests, Myhrvold shares his passion for paleontology and the thrilling adventures that led him to become an esteemed dinosaur enthusiast. Prepare to be inspired by the boundless curiosity that unlocked Myhrvold's fortune across multiple domains.
Visionary technology and business leader Nathan Myhrvold dives deep into some of the most pressing questions facing our world today, including the promise of technology, the perils of self-driving cars, interplanetary travel, and if we can reverse the effects of what we’ve already done to our planet.
In the Weekend Interview for the Wall St. Journal, Nathan Myhrvold outlines the possibilities for ‘geoengineering’ to cool the Earth and remove CO2 from the atmosphere.
Stephen tells the 180-million-year story of dinosaurs, traveling back in time via amazing computer-generated worlds. In this episode he encounters the Diplodocus and the Allosaurus.
It is a rare opportunity to interview someone who would be quite comfortable in the company of Da Vinci and Michaelangelo, yet who more modernly sits with Bill Gates and world leaders of today endeavoring in advanced nuclear energy. Our interview features exclusive images from his new Arctic photo series.
Nathan's show-and-tell with Kevin Kelly covers four of Nathan's favorite cool tools: a Wiha screwdriver set, the Kuhn Rikon avocado knife, the Omax CNC-controlled waterjet, and the Profoto Pro-10 camera flash.
Inside a nondescript commercial office complex east of Seattle, an acclaimed professional chef and an ex-Microsoft tech executive have been quietly perfecting the art of pizza making and redefining possibilities for the perfect pie. Over the last three years, the chef, Francisco Migoya, and ex-exec, Nathan Myhrvold, have baked more than 12,000 pizzas and run 500 scientific experiments to produce what they call the definitive guide to one of the world's most popular foods.