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

By: Isaacson, Walter.
Publisher: London, U.K. : Simon & Schuster, 2014Description: viii, 542 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781471138799.Subject(s): Innovation | Entrepreneurs | Computers | Information technology
Contents:
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: Presents a chronological history of world-changing digital innovations, from Ada Lovelace who pioneered computer programming in 1840, to Steve Jobs. Discusses how their minds worked, what made them so inventive, and how they harnessed collaboration to master teamwork to enhance their creativity.
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Ada, Countess of Lovelace -- The computer -- Programming -- The transistor -- The microchip -- Video games -- The internet -- The personal computer -- Software -- Online -- The web -- Ada forever.

Presents a chronological history of world-changing digital innovations, from Ada Lovelace who pioneered computer programming in 1840, to Steve Jobs. Discusses how their minds worked, what made them so inventive, and how they harnessed collaboration to master teamwork to enhance their creativity.

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