Revolutionaries: The Innovators with Walter Isaacson

About This Episode



Award-winning author Walter Isaacson is fascinated with the stories of the men and women who have led the global revolution of the Information Age. "The Innovators" is his revealing account of the revolutionaries who created the computer and the Internet. Isaacson explores how their minds worked and what made them so inventive, and how these innovators’ abilities to collaborate and master the art of teamwork made them even more creative.

Join John Hollar for an in-depth conversation with Isaacson on this new book, which continues his exploration of innovation and genius, from Jobs to Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein.

Revolutionaries is the Computer History Museum´s acclaimed speaker series, featuring renowned innovators, business and technology leaders, and authors in enthralling conversations often with leading journalists. The audiences learn about the process of innovation, its risks and rewards, and failure that led to ultimate success.

*Recorded at the Computer History Museum October 14, 2014