Thorndike Press

The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

  • Walter Isaacson
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  • ISBN-10: 1410474976
  • ISBN-13: 9781410474971
  • DDC: 4.092
  • Shipping Weight: 2.10 lbs ( .95 kgs)
  • 958 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released December 2014
  • Bestsellers

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A New York Times Bestselling Author

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? Beginning with Ada Lovelace‚ Lord Byron’s daughter‚ who pioneered computer programming in the 1840s‚ Walter Isaacson explores the fascinating personalities that created our current digital revolution.

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"[Isaacson] weaves prodigious research and deftly crafted anecdotes into a vigorous, gripping narrative about the visionaries whose imaginations and zeal continue to transform our lives."

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