Walter Isaacson

CEO of the Aspen Institute. Author of The Innovators & bios of Steve Jobs, Einstein, Ben Franklin, and Henry Kissinger. Former editor of Time, CEO of CNN

The Myth of the Lone Genius

How collaboration led to the digital revolution — and helped me write my book

Stewart Brand responds

Stewart Brand, a subject of one of my excerpts here (, read it and sent in comments and corrections, which I appreciate. Here they are. 

[From Walter Isaacson: For the full excerpt about Brand and the birth of the personal computer, see: