Bestselling and critically acclaimed author Isaacson has written about Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna. In The Innovators, he delivers 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 tells the story of how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the computer, the internet, and the modern world. What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into disruptive realities? What led to their creative leaps? Why did some succeed and others fail?