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The Innovators

How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

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The Innovators

How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
  • 4.13 ·
  • 15 Ratings
  • 41 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading
  • 19 Have read
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Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens.

What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into disruptive realities? What led to their creative leaps? Why did some succeed and others fail?

In his masterly saga, Isaacson begins with Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron’s daughter, who pioneered computer programming in the 1840s. He explores the fascinating personalities that created our current digital revolution, such as Vannevar Bush, Alan Turing, John von Neumann, J.C.R. Licklider, Doug Engelbart, Robert Noyce, Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs, Tim Berners-Lee, and Larry Page.

This is the story of how their minds worked and what made them so inventive. It’s also a narrative of how their ability to collaborate and master the art of teamwork made them even more creative.

For an era that seeks to foster innovation, creativity, and teamwork, The Innovators shows how they happen.

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The innovators: how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution
2015, Large Print Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning
in English - Large print edition.
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Los innovadores: los genios que inventaron el futuro
2014
in Spanish - Primera edición Vintage Español.
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Los innovadores
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The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
2014, Simon & Schuster
in English - 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-523) and index.

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Dewey Decimal Class
004.092/2, B
Library of Congress
QA76.2.A2 I87 2014, QA76.2.A2I87 2014

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viii, 542 p. :
Number of pages
542

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OL25643817M
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ISBN 13
9781476708690
LCCN
2014021391
OCLC/WorldCat
876012030
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