Aaron Wolfson's Reviews > The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

The Innovators by Walter Isaacson
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bookshelves: business, computing, entrepreneur, design, future, history, non-fiction, own, physics, web

Isaacson highlights the merits of collaboration among innovators as well as between humans and computers in his history of the digital age. Such an imposing topic is destined to be incomplete, and it is, but Isaacson does a nice job of highlighting the primary contributors and showing how each innovation built off the previous ones. As with Steve Jobs, you won't learn a lot about the technology itself beyond the most basic level, but Isaacson is clearly more interested in the cultural history and the interplay among the various creators, so as long as you know that going on, you ought to enjoy this book.
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October 17, 2014 – Started Reading
October 17, 2014 – Shelved
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November 1, 2014 – Shelved as: business
November 1, 2014 – Shelved as: computing
November 1, 2014 – Shelved as: entrepreneur
November 1, 2014 – Shelved as: design
November 1, 2014 – Shelved as: future
November 1, 2014 – Shelved as: history
November 1, 2014 – Shelved as: non-fiction
November 1, 2014 – Shelved as: own
November 1, 2014 – Shelved as: physics
November 1, 2014 – Shelved as: web
November 1, 2014 – Finished Reading

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