Walter Isaacson

Oct. 24, 2014

Meet ‘The Innovators’ Who Made the Digital Revolution

Walter Isaacson’s The Innovators shows how the digital revolution was a team effort.

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May. 23, 2014

Why Science and the Humanities Are Better Together

Biographer Walter Isaacson explains why the future belongs to those who can merge the arts and the sciences.

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Nov. 11, 2011

‘Steve Jobs’: Profiling An Ingenious Perfectionist

Walter Isaacson discusses ‘Steve Jobs,’ the biography he wrote at the Apple leader’s request.

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Jul. 06, 2007

New Biography Focuses On Einstein's Creativity

Why does Einstein, who died more than 50 years ago, continue to fascinate us?

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\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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