History is always written from the perspective of the ruling or rising elite at the time of writing. Concepts like The Stone Age, The Bronze Age, etc. were of course unknown during the stone age and the bronze age. They were invented in the 1800s to make sense of a development that seemed to reach its climax with industrialisation and the modern factory. The Netocrats is a history of the world from the perspective of the netocrats, the rising elite of Informationalism, the emerging society of information networks, shaped by digital interactivity. And it also looks beyond the past and the present, way into the future of all the central aspects of society: politics, culture, economy, consumption, creation of social identity, etc. Why do these dramatic changes occur? How do they compare with technological revolutions in the past (speech, writing, print)? Who will benefit? Which, of course, makes The Netocrats the indispensable guide to the digital future.