In countries around the world, the work force, consumer markets, and political direction are increasingly being driven by people who are “connected” as never before. In North America, Japan, the EU, and many other places, a whole generation is in place that has never experienced life before the World Wide Web. Even in the developing world, mobile networks connect people who still lack roads, running water, and reliable electricity. What are the implications, opportunities, and threats? More importantly, what does this trend mean for your career, your investments, and your way of life? We’ll provide the answers.