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The innovators: 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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Full title innovators how a group of hackers geniuses and geeks created the digital revolution
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Computer industry -- History, Computer science -- History, Computer scientists -- Biography, Electronic books, Internet -- History
title_display The innovators
title_full The Innovators How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, The innovators / Walter Isaacson, The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution / Walter Isaacson, The innovators [sound recording] : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution / Walter Isaacson, The innovators [sound recording] : how a group of inventors, hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution / Walter Isaacson
title_short The innovators
title_sub how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution
topic_facet Audiobooks, Biography & Autobiography, Business, Computer Technology, Computer industry, Computer science, Computer scientists, History, Internet, Nonfiction, Technology