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📒The Innovators ✍ Walter Isaacson
📝The Innovators Book Synopsis : 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 of such figures as programming pioneer Ada Lovelace. By the author of Steve Jobs. 500,000 first printing.
📒The Innovators By Walter Isaacson A 30 Minute Summary ✍ Instaread Summaries
📝The Innovators by Walter Isaacson A 30 minute Summary Book Synopsis : PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. The Innovators by Walter Isaacson - A 30-minute Summary Inside this Instaread Summary: • Overview of the entire book • Introduction to the important people in the book • Summary and analysis of all the chapters in the book • Key Takeaways of the book • A Reader's Perspective Preview of this summary: Chapter 1 Ada Byron, the daughter of poet Lord Byron, was tutored in math by her mother. As a result, she grew up comfortable with the combination of art and science. She met Charles Babbage, a science and math expert. Babbage demonstrated a model of a machine that he built called a Difference Engine that could solve polynomial equations. Ada was inspired by Babbage’s Difference Engine and decided to undertake advanced lessons in mathematics. Ada became interested in mechanical weaving looms that used punch cards to create patterns in fabric. She recognized the similarity between the looms and Babbage’s Difference Engine. Ada married William King who became the Earl of Lovelace. This made her Ada, Countess of Lovelace, or more commonly, Ada Lovelace. Babbage had an idea for another machine. He wanted to create a computer that could carry out different operations. He called his concept an Analytical Engine. Babbage wanted to use punch cards in his new machine similar to the ones used in looms. Ada Lovelace believed in his idea and imagined that it might be used to process other symbolic notations such as for music and art in addition to numbers. From 1842 to 1843, she wrote a translation of notes written by a young military engineer about the Analytical Engine. Her notes became more famous than the engineer’s original article. Ada’s notes covered four principles of historical significance. The first was that this would be a multi-purpose machine. The second was that it could process and act upon anything that could be expressed in symbols. The third was that the machine would work because of specific instructions given to it. Ada created this sequence of operations herself and wrote it up into a table and diagram. Her creation made her the world’s first computer programmer. The fourth concept Ada wrote about was that computers could not think and could only perform as they were instructed. Babbage’s machine was never built, and Ada never wrote another scientific paper, but their ideas were the beginnings of the digital age that came a century later.
📒The Innovators ✍ Geoffrey Dutton
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📒The Innovators ✍ John Diebold
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📒The Innovator S Dna ✍ Jeff Dyer
📝The Innovator s DNA Book Synopsis : A new classic, cited by leaders and media around the globe as a highly recommended read for anyone interested in innovation. In The Innovator’s DNA, authors Jeffrey Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and bestselling author Clayton Christensen (The Innovator’s Dilemma, The Innovator’s Solution, How Will You Measure Your Life?) build on what we know about disruptive innovation to show how individuals can develop the skills necessary to move progressively from idea to impact. By identifying behaviors of the world’s best innovators—from leaders at Amazon and Apple to those at Google, Skype, and Virgin Group—the authors outline five discovery skills that distinguish innovative entrepreneurs and executives from ordinary managers: Associating, Questioning, Observing, Networking, and Experimenting. Once you master these competencies (the authors provide a self-assessment for rating your own innovator’s DNA), the authors explain how to generate ideas, collaborate to implement them, and build innovation skills throughout the organization to result in a competitive edge. This innovation advantage will translate into a premium in your company’s stock price—an innovation premium—which is possible only by building the code for innovation right into your organization’s people, processes, and guiding philosophies. Practical and provocative, The Innovator’s DNA is an essential resource for individuals and teams who want to strengthen their innovative prowess.
📒Unfurrowed Ground ✍ Carl S. Birk
📝Unfurrowed Ground Book Synopsis : Country music is a true American cultural phenomenon. The sounds of the hills molded us into the land we are. Unfurrowed Ground displays the innovators of this precious art form.
📒Unleashing The Innovators ✍ Jim Stengel
📝Unleashing the Innovators Book Synopsis : Today's established companies must find new ways to reignite their entrepreneurial DNA and jumpstart revenues--or risk losing their way. By working with startup companies, Jim Stengel, renowned consultant to Fortune 500 companies and the former global marketing officer for Procter & Gamble, says that legacy companies can renew themselves: by acquiring new technology and creating new business lines; relearning the need for speed; sparking innovation; and learning from failures. At P&G, Stengel saw the importance of establishing partnerships with the startup world in order to learn how to better innovate. Relying on extensive interviews with innovation leaders at enterprise companies and startups, Stengel’s Unleashing the Innovators takes readers inside such storied companies as GE and Wells Fargo, IBM and Target, Motorola Solutions and Toyota to see what they are learning from their alliances with entrepreneurs. Stengel also explores how even 20- and 30-year-old "startups" like Amazon, Google, and Facebook can reinvent themselves--and what managers at legacy companies everywhere can learn from them. Drawing on a specially commissioned global study of over 200 established corporations and startups, conducted by research consultancy OgilvyRED, Stengel found that companies with successful startup partnerships are three times more likely to change their culture to be more innovative. Filled with indepth stories from the front lines of today’s most forward-looking companies, Unleashing the Innovators shows how companies of all sizes can better navigate today’s changing landscape, accelerate innovation, increase revenues, and improve their customer relationships.
📝The Innovators How a Group of Inventors Hackers Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution Book Synopsis :
📒The Innovators ✍ Jay Robert Nash
📝The Innovators Book Synopsis : The Innovators is a rewarding chronicle of flesh-and-blood 20th century world citizens who became leaders in their professions, reputable and otherwise. Nash's probing interviews and profiles give in-depth psychological portraits of Alfred Hitchcock, Saul Bellow, Ben Hecht, Willie "the Actor" Sutton, Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Yousuf Karsh, William Faulkner, and Frank Lloyd Wright. Rich in anecdote and background, these telling, often surprising, sometimes startling studies show a number of sides of their larger-than-life subjects seldom seen before--their humors, their fears, their anger, their pettiness, their nobility, their defeats--in short their lives. He presents the human side of the tastemakers, trendsetters, and even criminals; painting the portraits of people whose lives are as colorful and unconventional as their work.
📒The Innovators ✍ David P. Billington
📝The innovators Book Synopsis : Explores the contributions of American engineers, including Robert Fulton, Thomas Edison, Henry Morse, and Andrew Carnegie