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A quite detailed history of the evolution of the computer, the transistor, the microprocessor and the internet. Can clearly see how technology evolved and what promotes innovation. An eye opener for the myths around who invented what and how they came about. A strong reading recommendation for anyone interested in how it is that people can produce innovative ideas and put them to work in real life.
Walter Isaacson, the CEO of the Aspen Institute, has been chairman of CNN and the managing editor of "Time" magazine. He is the author of "Steve Jobs"; "Einstein: His Life and Universe"; "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life"; and "Kissinger: A Biography," and the coauthor of "The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made." He lives in Washington, DC.More about Walter Isaacson...