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The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution / Walter Isaacson.

Isaacson, Walter (author.).
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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver LARGE PRINT 004.092 ISA (Text) 34304000787020 Adult - Large Print Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown 004.123 ISSACS LARGE PRINT (Text) 75342000079032 Adult Non-Fiction Large Print Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [19604] ISLM QA76.2.A2 I87 2014b (Text) 00000105921001 Talking Books Large Type Available -
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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial LP 004.092 ISAACSON (Text) 33946002970320 Large Print . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410474971 (large print : hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1410474976 (large print : hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 957 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 843-946).
Formatted Contents Note:
Ada, Countess of Lovelace -- The computer -- Programming -- The transistor -- The microchip -- Video games -- The Internet -- The personal computer -- Software -- Online -- The Web -- Ada forever.
Summary, etc.:
The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is also a history of the digital revolution and a 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? 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.-- (Source of description not identified)
Subject: Computer scientists > Biography.
Computer science > History.
Internet > History.
Large type books.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / History.
Genre: Large type books.

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