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The Innovators

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

1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
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This edition was published in by Simon & Schuster in New York.

Written in English

542 pages

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

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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

1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.

This edition was published in by Simon & Schuster in New York.


Edition Notes

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

Classifications

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

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 542 p. :
Number of pages
542

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Open Library
OL25643817M
Internet Archive
innovatorshowgro0000isaa
ISBN 13
9781476708690
LC Control Number
2014021391
OCLC/WorldCat
876012030
Goodreads
21856367

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