The Innovators tells the story of how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution. Author Walter Isaacson profiles such as Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Jeff Bezos and more to illustrate how these individuals helped shape one of the most important technological advances in history. With an exploration into innovation theory and why creativity matters so much in our increasingly competitive world economy , this book provides readers with insight into some key minds behind our constantly evolving present.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who are interested in computing and technology, as it tells the story of how the digital revolution came about. It also has a lot to say about innovation theory and why creativity matters, making it relevant to anyone hoping to achieve great things in their field.
- The Innovators is an engaging and well-researched history of the digital revolution.
- Walter Isaacson provides a lively and insightful account of the personalities behind some of the most important technologies in recent memory.
- The Innovators offers readers a deeper understanding into why creativity matters so much in our increasingly competitive world economy.
- The author jumps around between different people and doesn’t provide a comprehensive history of the digital revolution.
- The book is fairly dense and may be difficult for some readers to get through.
- It does not explore the dark side of technology or its impact on society.
Learn more about the author
Walter Isaacson, the author of The Innovators, is a renowned biographer and journalist. He has written acclaimed biographies on Steve Jobs, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein and more.
” A Highly enjoyable read for people with a general interest in Computing and Technology as well as business “
“This book is phenomenal! If you want to understand the digital revolution and how it came about, this is your go-to source. Walter Isaacson has written a masterpiece that covers everything from the origins of computers to social media and more. Highly recommended for anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of where we are today technologically.”
“A riveting and exhaustive history of the digital age, The Innovators is compulsory reading for anyone who wants to understand not only where we are but also how we got here.”
“If you want to understand how we went from punched cards to iPads, then this is the book for you.”