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World's Largest Patent Holder Sets Up DC Lobbying Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The world's largest patent holder, Intellectual Ventures Management, this summer quietly set up a lobbying shop halfway between the Whit...

Rethinking Global Public Health

Daniel Zoughbie | Posted 10.19.2013 | TED Weekends
Daniel Zoughbie

If we are ever going to solve this trillion-dollar problem, we have to think outside the box, outside the clinics, and outside the hospitals. We have to think about how people behave in their neighborhoods, homes, and places of business.

Innovating For The Next 3 Billion: Don't Get Hooked On The High-Tech Fix

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 08.18.2013 | TED Weekends
Bhaskar Chakravorti

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe need to motivate our brightest minds and investors towards the far less elegant - but equally creative -- work of painstakingly grinding out new business models, new forms of miserly thinking and mastering the process of frustration, chaos and iterative experimentation.

Drones That Combat Malaria

Dr. Bart Knols | Posted 08.17.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. Bart Knols

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgCan we benefit from the high-tech war industry or even the infamous U.S. Star Wars program? Intellectual Ventures' CEO and Founder Nathan Myhrvold believes we can, by shooting mosquitoes from the sky with laser beams.

The Astounding Impact Of Innovative Technology In The Developing World

Rev. Larry Hollon | Posted 10.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Rev. Larry Hollon

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgRemarkable new information technologies are unlocking the potential of developing countries in ways that are not only empowering, but revolutionary. As new innovations and new possibilities continue to be presented, the digital future is becoming the digital present.

The Less 'Glamorous' Side of Invention

Stuart Rennie | Posted 08.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Stuart Rennie

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhere are you going to set these lasers up first? Can they only be operated by experts? What happens when they break down? Will locals 'buy in' to the idea of lasers being set up in their communities?

Why You Should Decant Red Wine Using A Blender

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.16.2012 | Food

Nathan Myhrvold, iconoclastic millionaire author of the mammoth tome "Modernist Cuisine" and its just-released little sibling "Modernist Cuisine At Ho...

PHOTOS: Modernist Cuisine's Ambitious New Project

Posted 05.30.2012 | Food

When "Modernist Cuisine" was released last year, it landed with a pretty loud thud -- the six-volume cookbook is rather heavy! The book quickly was ha...

WATCH: Nathan Myhrvold Demos Liquid Nitrogen Burger On 'Kimmel'

Posted 02.23.2012 | Food

"Modernist Cuisine" author Nathan Myhrvold has a very specific perfect burger: He poaches ground beef patties sous vide for half an hour, then plun...

How This Photo Was Taken

Posted 09.17.2011 | Food

One ballyhooed feature of Nathan Myhrvold's mammoth cooking tome Modernist Cuisine was its photography. Readers marveled at photos of popcorn popping ...

Nathan Myrhvold: Best Burgers Need Liquid Nitrogen, Deep-Frying

Posted 08.07.2011 | Food

Nathan Myrhvold thinks he can make a better burger than Daniel Boulud. In a symposium commemorating the 10th anniversary of the foie gras-filled db bu...

On Rocky IV, Modernist Cuisine, and Keeping the (Kitchen) Romance Alive

Elizabeth Gunnison | Posted 06.05.2011 | Food
Elizabeth Gunnison

Maybe cooking, like athletics, can be divided into two camps: the rationalists and the romantics. Ivan Drago is Nathan Mhyrold; Rocky is Julia Child.

Nathan Myhrvold Claims 'Something For Everybody' In Modernist Cuisine

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Nathan Myhrvold stopped by the Institute of Culinary Education in New York last night to demo some of the dishes featured in his new five-volume cookb...

Michael Ruhlman Reviews The 5-Volume 'Modernist Cuisine'

Michael Ruhlman in the New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

DESCENDING this week on the culinary scene like a meteor, "Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking" is the self-published six-volume masterw...

Medical Inventions: A Sneak Peak

TEDMED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Inventor Nathan Myhrvold gave the audience at TEDMED a peek into a few of the creative medical inventions he has in the works. A former CTO at Micr...

Inside The Modernist Cuisine Kitchen Laboratory

Popular Science | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

In 2008, Dr. Nathan Myhrvold began to carve out a portion of the 20,000-square-foot warehouse outside Seattle that houses the research lab of Intellec...

Grant Achatz To Appear on Martha Stewart

NBC's Feast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Remember when Martha Stewart's cameras were all up in Alinea's grills earlier this year? Looks like Grant Achatz is off chilling with ol' M. Diddy for...

Bill Gates Invests $35 Million In Nuclear Reactor

MarketWatch | John Letzing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates has contributed to an additional $35 million investment round for TerraPower LLC, a...