Digitization Enables the Deep Transformation of Our Society

As explained in prior issues, the United States now stands at the beginning of the Deployment phase of the fifth techno-economic revolution. That means information technology is becoming deeply embedded in every aspect of work and life. This goes well beyond simply using computers, social media, and e-commerce on the Internet. Business processes that once took place among human beings are now being executed electronically. They are taking place in an unseen domain that is strictly digital. Most importantly, much of the information technology in our lives is now "taken .....

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