The Resource The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution, Walter Isaacson, (electronic resource)

The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution, Walter Isaacson, (electronic resource)

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The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution
Title
The innovators
Title remainder
how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution
Statement of responsibility
Walter Isaacson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A revelatory history of the people who created the computer and the Internet discusses the process through which innovation happens in the modern world, citing the pivotal contributions of such figures as Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing, Bill Gates, and Tim Berners-Lee
  • "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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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isaacson, Walter
Dewey number
  • 004.092/2
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.2.A2
LC item number
I87 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computer scientists
  • Computer science
  • Internet
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Computer Industry
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / History
Label
The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution, Walter Isaacson, (electronic resource)
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http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0017983449
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-523) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (542 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476708713
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0017983449
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
Label
The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution, Walter Isaacson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0017983449
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-523) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (542 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476708713
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0017983449
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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