Technology, science, language, and humor.
They do mix; very well, in fact. That’s been my experience, anyway, in my years writing columns, presenting science and tech on TV, creating how-to books, and doing a lot of public speaking. Welcome to my world!Learn More
As 2021 dawns, I'm happy to unveil three new books—part of a multi-book deal with Simon & Schuster.See the latest books
I'm now a full-time correspondent for "Sunday Morning." I write and report stories about tech, science, the environment, culture, and a lot more.Watch stories
I’ve hosted 17 funny, fascinating specials for “NOVA,” the long-running science show on PBS. All of them are available, in full, to watch online.See List of Shows
Walter Isaacson's new book "The Code Breaker" follows the path of Nobel winner Jennifer Doudna. Her work helped to create a new technology that could eliminate 7,000 diseases—and lead to designer babies.View →
As hurricanes, wildfires, and drought become the new normal, I'm on a TV quest to find the perfect city for climate refugees.Open →
Where to live. How to insure. Where to invest. A one-of-a-kind guide to preparing your home, business, and family.Details →