” If people don’t find what you are doing threatening, then it is probably not very important. “


” If people don’t get paid for their inventions, that’s not a good thing. In the case of many patents, there are people who aren’t in a position to take them to the next level. If you don’t enforce your rights, no one is going to enforce them for you. “


” I’ve been on a team that won the world championship of barbecue. But barbecue’s interesting, because it’s one of these cult foods like chili, or bouillabaisse. Various parts of the world will have a cult food that people get enormously attached to – there’s tremendous traditions, there’s secrecy. “


” Another random thing I do is the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, or SETI. And you may be familiar with the movie ‘Contact,’ which sort of popularized that. It turns out there are real people who go out and search for extraterrestrials in a very scientific way. “


” When we first did ‘Modernist Cuisine,’ I think most people in cookbook publishing would have said, ‘This is insane. “


” Words can hurt you. In the larger world, it frames how people think about you, and it can hurt you in lots of little, subtle ways. “



All 6 Nathan Myhrvold Quotes about People in picture


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Another random thing I do is the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, or SETI. And you may be familiar with the movie
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Words can hurt you. In the larger world, it frames how people think about you, and it can hurt you in lots of little, subtle ways.

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