Nathan Myhrvold

0 Geekwire: The new chief of Nathan Myhrvold’s ‘Global Good’ project

Nathan MyhrvoldTom Paulson My buddy Todd Bishop at Geekwire reports that Nathan Myhrvold, with support from Bill Gates, has appointed a new chief for their Global Good project. Here’s a story Humanosphere did last fall on Myhrvold’s project entitled Patent Troll, Inventor and now Do-Gooder. Includes a podcast Q&A with…

0 Nathan Myhrvold: Patent Troll, Inventor and now Global Do-Gooder

When folks talk about Nathan Myhrvold, they seldom use muted terms. The former chief technologist for Microsoft is a close associate of Bill Gates and now CEO of a business, Intellectual Ventures, which some say holds more patents (about 40,000) than any other company in the United States. I wanted…

2 Seattle pitches ‘social enterprise’

Whatever is precisely meant by the term “social enterprise” — and I would contend it’s not at all clear — Seattle clearly has a lot of it. On Thursday evening, at the Seattle Center’s Fisher Pavilion some 700 or so enterprising people from high school age, to college age, established…