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The Innovators, College

The Engineering Pioneers who Transformed America

by David P. Billington

  • 135 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Wiley .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7612432M
ISBN 100471140961
ISBN 109780471140962
OCLC/WorldCa441048878

The Innovator’s Book looks like it’s designed to provide inspiration. It’s a small book about 4 x 6 with fun images to introduce the concepts and relatively large print that makes it a joy to read. It’s a book you pick up, randomly open to a page, read and then reflect on how the wisdom on the page can be applied to your life and your. NPR 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.

Creating Innovators Introduction Recent events and new questions and insights have compelled me to write this book. My last book, The Global Achievement Gap, published in , described the new skills students need for careers, college, and citizenship in the twenty-first century and the growing gap between these skills versus what is taught and tested in our schools. “The Innovators” is the result of a near-perfect marriage of author and subject. The son of an engineer, Isaacson was an electronics geek who learned programming by using punch cards in college.

The Innovators book description: 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 .   The Innovator's Dilemma by Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen. -- Sign up to receive free weekly video book summaries at


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The Innovators, College book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A richly illustrated introduction to the engineering triumphs that /5. “Mr. Isaacson's fine new book, The Innovators, is a serial biography of the large number of ingenious scientists and engineers who, you might say, led up to Jobs and his Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.” (Steven Shapin Wall Street Journal) “ a project whose gestation preceded Steve Jobs and whose vision exceeds it.” (New York Magazine)/5(K).

“Walter Isaacson has written an inspiring book about genius, this time explaining how creativity and success come from collaboration. The Innovators is a fascinating history of the digital revolution, including the critical but often forgotten role women played from the by: The Innovators is a masterly saga of collaborative genius destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution—and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens.

Isaacson begins the adventure with Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron’s daughter, who pioneered computer programming in Released on: Octo The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution is an overview of the history of computer science and the Digital Revolution.

It was written by Walter Isaacson, and published in by Simon & by:   ''Engaging raw and real practical and inspiring this book on innovation is a standout. Chuck Swoboda has written a great how-to book, portraying the best innovators as misfits, underdogs, and even pirates. He shows us how to leverage dissatisfaction into s: His first book, The Innovator's Dilemma, articulated his theory of disruptive technology.

Christensen Clayton M. Christensen is the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the Technology & Operations Management and General Management faculty groups.4/5(K).

Christensen’s book was a favorite of the late Steve Jobs and, whether you liked Jobs or not, that means something.

It’s one of the most important books on innovation ever written, and it has profound implications that the reader maybe not be able to see after the first read. 12min Team Learn more and more, in the speed that the world demands. Creating Innovators will feature its own innovative elements: more than sixty original videos that expand on key ideas in the book through interviews with young innovators, teachers, writers, CEOs, and entrepreneurs, including Thomas Friedman, Dean Kamen, and Annmarie Neal.

Produced by filmmaker Robert A. Compton, the videos are embedded into. Clayton Magleby Christensen (April 6, – Janu ) was an American academic and business consultant who developed the theory of " disruptive innovation ", first introduced in his book The Innovator's Dilemma, which has been called the most influential business idea of the early 21st century, and which led The Economist to term him "the most influential management thinker of his time.".

1-Sentence-Summary: The Innovators walks you through the history of the digital revolution, showing how it was a combined effort of many creative minds over decades, that enabled us to go from huge, clunky machines to the fast, globally connected devices in your pocket today.

Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the author. Walter Isaacson talked about his book, The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution.

He spoke at the Miami Book Fair International, held on the. In “The Innovator’s Dilemma”, Clayton Christensen shows how the same (good) practices that lead to a business’ success can eventually lead to its demise – this is the innovator’s dilemma.

The book also provides a set of rules that CEOs, entrepreneurs and managers can apply to solve this dilemma. The basic premise of this book, is that innovators and inventors do not create new concepts solo.

They are almost always collaborators. But, there is not a surplus of collaboration described in this book. This was a fun, entertaining book to read.

In the beginning of the book, the innovators were described in detail, in historical order/5(K). A Groundbreaking Book on Innovation Education expert Tony Wagner and documentary filmmaker Robert Compton have teamed up to produce a powerful new book about developing an innovation-driven economy.

They explore what parents, teachers, and employers must do to develop the capacities of young people to become innovators. Books shelved as innovation: The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton M.

Christensen, Where Go. The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail, generally referred to as The Innovator's Dilemma, first published inis the best-known work of the Harvard professor and businessman Clayton Christensen.

The Innovator's Cookbook book. Read 30 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Language:ack. Pub Date: Pages: /5(30). Walter Isaacson’s “The Innovators” traces the history of the computing machine and the more recent invention of the Internet, with profiles of many integral players.

The books on this list run the gamut, from biographies of industry legends, to book-length love letters to the earliest computers, to how-tos. While the books themselves vary dramatically, each book on this list is a classic, has remained a timeless addition to the constantly changing field of Computer Science, and reflect the love any.

Innovators, outliers, positive deviants, and a host of other creative types will find kindred spirits in the individuals profiled in the book’s case studies – not to mention a genuine advocate in Wagner s: The information about The Innovators shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the.The Innovators tells the exciting story of the engineering pioneers whose discoveries so dramatically altered commerce, industry, and world history.

The book takes readers into the workshops of America's early engineering geniuses, explaining how they came up with their ideas and later applied them in .