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Regular People Who Changed the World, and How You Can Too
Simon Worrall and Heather Dune Macadam, nationalgeographic.com
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In their first best-selling book, Half the Sky, husband and wife team Nicholas D. Kristof, a New York Times columnist, and Sheryl WuDunn—who…
Eleanor Roosevelt, born 130 years ago today, on happiness, conformity, and integrity – a spectacular reminder to be revisited and reabsorbed regularly.
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"One of the things we biographers realize is that we distort history a little bit. We make it sound like there’s some great individual in a garage or a garret who has a light-bulb moment and all of a sudden innovation happens. But when you look at innovation, especially in this day and age, it happens in teams — creativity is a collaborative effort in the digital age. I wanted to get away from writing about the singular individual."
- Walter Isaacson
Isaacson is the author of the 2011 Steve Jobs biography. His new book is The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution.
He joined Fresh Air to tell us how a 19th century English countess, women mathematicians and programmers of the 1930s and some Silicon Valley hippies changed our world.
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Photo: "U.S. Army Photo", number 163-12-62. Left: Patsy Simmers, holding ENIAC board. Next: Mrs. Gail Taylor, holding EDVAC board. Next: Mrs. Milly Beck, holding ORDVAC board. Right: Mrs. Norma Stec, holding BRLESC-I board.