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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subject_facetBabbage, Charles, -- 1791-1871
Bush, Vannevar, -- 1890-1974
Computer industry -- History
Computer science -- History
Computer scientists -- Biography
Eckert, J. Presper -- (John Presper), -- 1919-1995
Internet -- History
Licklider, J. C. R
Lovelace, Ada King, -- Countess of, -- 1815-1852
Mauchly, John W. -- (John William), -- 1907-1980
Noyce, Robert N. -- (Robert Norton), -- 1927-1990
Roberts, L. G. -- (Lawrence G.)
Shockley, William, -- 1910-1989
Taylor, R. W. -- (Robert William), -- 1932-2017
Von Neumann, John, -- 1903-1957
title_displayThe innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution
title_fullThe Innovators How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution / Walter Isaacson
The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution [electronic resource] / Walter Isaacson
title_shortThe innovators
title_subhow a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution
topic_facetBabbage, Charles
Biography & Autobiography
Bush, Vannevar
Business
Computer Technology
Computer industry
Computer science
Computer scientists
Eckert, J. Presper
History
Internet
Licklider, J. C. R
Lovelace, Ada King
Mauchly, John W
Nonfiction
Noyce, Robert N
Roberts, L. G
Shockley, William
Taylor, R. W
Von Neumann, John