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.

2.11: Sneakers

Duration 30:52

From an actual jail in England to a pretend jail in Nike advertisements, sneakers have always made a statement without …

2.10: Making Change

Duration 31:01

From seals campaigns to ice bucket challenges, from Jerry Lewis through Chance the Rapper, fundraising has leveled up since the …

2.9: Beep Boop

Duration 34:36

Are robots taking our jobs? Are they making our world better or worse? We explore all these burning questions and …

2.8: Jackpot

Duration 29:29

From big data, to neuroscience, to computer science, listen to the breathtaking (and money-making) leaps forward in gaming and gambling.

2.7: Privacy Please

Duration 31:06

Here we go behind the ever-evolving, ever-increasing war to protect our privacy, our data and our humanity.

2.6: Tee Time

Duration 32:38

Think golf’s not a technology story? Think again. From balls, to clubs, to the experience itself, although the game hasn’t changed … just about everything else has. In this episode, learn how.