Trailblazers Podcast

Join Walter Isaacson as he explores digital disruption and innovators using tech to enable human progress – at your own pace. Play any of the Trailblazers episodes here.
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Trailblazers host: Walter Isaacson

Trailblazers host: Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson, former CNN chairman and CEO, is your guide through the narratives and nuances of Trailblazers. The acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller "The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution" is also the president of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization.

A Special Podcast Taping with Walter Isaacson at SXSW

Duration 65:01

Moderated by Walter Isaacson this special SXSW discussion covers the history of robotics and where the industry is headed, with …

2.5: Head of the Class

Duration 32:23

Technology hasn’t always been ateacher’s pet –but it could very well end up as our greatest teacher. In this episode, …

2.4: New Space

Duration 31:52

Prepare for liftoff. In this episode we go deep into space: into the known unknowns we’ve explored, and the unknown …

2.3: Be Mine

Duration 26:38

Romance –the most human of pursuits. But what if we told you technology has changed the way we pursue? There’s …

2.2: Did You Get the Memo?

Duration 31:39

We’ve been using technology to instantly convey ideas and collaborate across companies – and continents. Yes, communication’s come a long …

2.1: There’s No Place Like a Smart Home

Duration 32:25

Devices in the home are talking to each other. You’ve no doubt heard of Nest. Now it’s time to hear …