The Innovators is a masterly saga of collaborative genius destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution—and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. Isaacson begins the adventure with Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron’s daughter, who pioneered computer programming in the 1840s. He explores the fascinating personalities that created our current digital revolution, such as Vannevar Bush, Alan Turing, John von Neumann, J.C.R. Licklider, Doug Engelbart, Robert Noyce, Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs, Tim Berners-Lee, and Larry Page.
This visual lecture follows the history of circus in art and features the work of Master Artists through time, including Picasso, Dufy, Matisse, Chagall, Renoir, Degas, Apel, Toulose -Lautrec and other famed painters and sculptors who were inspired by the tented world and all its denizens. To close the presentation, artist and circus performer Karen Gersch adds her own roster of paintings & drawings relating personal stories about the individuals or genres of acts she portrays.