Walter Isaacson

The constructive-destructive axis

In his biography of Apple founder Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson reports on some comments Jobs made over dinner to News Corp’s Rupert Murdoch about Fox …

News Corp

What does Putin want from the president?

The New Yorker's Masha Gessen, Eugene Robinson and Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post and Walter Isaacson join Morning Joe for a discussion on the …

Russia

Trump has a point about Russian pipeline to Germany: Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson of Tulane University discusses the NATO alliances amid trade tensions.

Tulane University

App Store At 10

Apple’s App Store turned 10. If you remember Walter Isaacson’s book on Steve Jobs, then you would remember Steve wasn’t a fan of the idea of an app …

Apps

Uncertainty and tariffs already hurting businesses, says pro

Walter Isaacson, Perella Weinberg, and Bill George, former Medtronic CEO, discuss President Trump's latest attack on a company for the way they run …

Donald Trump

The Future of Human-Machine Partnerships in Business and Everyday Life - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELL TECHNOLOGIES

Will technology cost jobs in the long run, or increase them? Who is set up best for success in the fourth industrial revolution? In this edition of Trailblazers, a podcast series brought to you by Dell Technologies, we investigate the future of robotics. Join Walter Isaacson, former CNN Chairman …

Consumer Tech

The Future of Human-Machine Partnerships in Business and Everyday Life

Will technology cost jobs in the long run, or increase them? Who is set up best for success in the fourth industrial revolution? In this edition of Trailblazers, a podcast series brought to you by Dell Technologies, we investigate the future of robotics. Join Walter Isaacson, former CNN Chairman …

Consumer Tech

Bill Gates’s Summer Reading 2018

5 books worth reading this summerBill Gates shares his annual summer reading list, which includes Walter Isaacson’s biography <i>Leonardo da Vinci</i> (Simon …

Bill Gates

20 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reportedly reads around 50 books a year, and he chronicles his literary adventures on his blog, Gates Notes.<p>Gates' book recommendations have included historical accounts like Walter …

Books

The 5 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer

Summer reading brings to mind easy, breezy paperbacks that entertain without making you think too much. Bill Gates doesn’t subscribe to that idea, …

Bill Gates

Bill Gates suggests these five books for summer reading

For your summer reading pleasure, Bill Gates recommends:<p>• “Leonardo da Vinci” by Walter Isaacson<p>• “Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies …

Bill Gates

The Last Days of Time Inc.

Sridhar Pappu and Jay Stowe, writing for The New York Times:<p>An oral history of how the pre-eminent media organization of the 20th century ended up on …

Bill Gates (with 5 adorable puppies) unveils his summer book list

Bill Gates is many things. A tech mogul, innovative genius, philanthropist, avid reader and apparently he is also obsessed with puppies The last one is very true as on his blog, GatesNotes, he recommends five books for your summer reading pleasure using a variety of puppies to reenact the plots.<p><i>1.</i> …

Bill Gates

The art of innovating data: Author Walter Isaacson on today’s tech trends

From transistor radios to iPods, there are many devices that existed only in the imagination before being introduced to the market. Walter Isaacson …

Dell Technologies

Google accused of 'illegal' search practices

Kara Swisher, Recode executive editor, and Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, discuss Google's alleged monopolizing behavior and whether big tech …

Kara Swisher

This brainstorming strategy helped Steve Jobs generate his most creative ideas

If you find yourself stumped while brainstorming, consider adopting one of Steve Jobs strategies for generating new ideas. The late Apple AAPL …

Creativity

‘Amanpour & Company’: CNN & PBS Set Late-Night Public-Affairs Show With Christiane Amanpour

PBS today announced a new late-night public-affairs show hosted by cable news veteran Christiane Amanpour that will launch in July. <i>Amanpour & …

Christiane Amanpour

CNN and PBS Launch New Late-Night Show

CNN and PBS are joining forces to roll out a new late-night series premiering in July. The public affairs show, “Amanpour & Company,” is the result …

Thought Leadership

Earnings cycle a poor time frame to judge technology development cycle, says expert

Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, and Phil Libin, former Evernote CEO, discuss what they're expecting to hear from Apple's quarterly earnings.

Phil Libin

Earnings cycle a poor time frame to judge technology deve...

Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, and Phil Libin, former Evernote CEO, discuss what they're expecting to hear from Apple's quarterly earnings.

Phil Libin

Did the Christ Child know his crucifixion was coming?

Leonardo da Vinci never painted a crucifixion scene. Painting was not his only love, and he only worked in the medium in response to commissions. But …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Is It Safe to Buy Facebook Inc. Again?

The social network faces a lot of questions, but its long-term outlook remains bright.<p><b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ:FB) is already facing a number of challenges. …

Social Media

Why Do So Many Scientists Want to be Filmmakers? - Issue 58: Self

For the past five years, <i>Nautilus</i> has asked scientists what they would be if they weren’t a scientist. I can now report what, above all, they want to …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Colleges announce commencement speakers

• Agnes Scott College: Jennifer Nettles, the singer-songwriter.<br>• Alma College: Michael Selmon, who is retiring as provost of the college.<br>• Antioch College: …

College & University

New report sheds light on why Siri has failed to live up to expectations

To say that Siri was introduced with a lot of fanfare would be a gross understatement. Siri of course made its debut on the iPhone 4s, and far from …

Siri

Daughter of Steve Jobs is working on a memoir

NEW YORK (AP) — Lisa Brennan-Jobs, daughter of the late Steve Jobs, has a book deal.<p>Grove Press announced Wednesday that Brennan-Jobs is working on a coming-of-age memoir, "Small Fry." The book is scheduled for Sept. 4.<p>Brennan-Jobs, 39, has been in the news much of her life. Steve Jobs was …

Silicon Valley

Walter Isaacson on Hacking da Vinci’s Genius

He was history’s most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? Walter Isaacson, author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and …

Art

My Review Of 'It's Better Than It Looks'

What first attracted me to this book by Gregg Easterbrook, is the testimonial by Walter Isaacson, since I respect his journalism.<p>The book is a …

Business

“The Fountainhead” of the 21st Century: Walter Isaacson’s “Steve Jobs”

<b>Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson; The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand (Simon & Schuster/Bobbs-Merrill Company)</b><p>Through no fault of Isaacson’s, his authorized bio of Jobs encourages young tech CEOs to be narcissistic jerks<p>Jason Rhode<p>March 4, 2018 8:30pm (UTC)<p><i>Apple is a business. And we’ve somehow attached this</i> …

U.S. Politics

At Work

CNBC’s @Work is a 3-part event examining the impact of new technology on human resources, IT and finance. The first event, Talent@Work, on June 20 …

Masayoshi Son