With more than 1.2 billion users worldwide, the Internet has become as ubiquitous as air, as widely employed as the sidewalk. And yet, a host of important issues still lay ahead for the revolutionary technology that gives citizens unprecedented access to information and knowledge, and empowers people across the globe by making their voices heard. First and foremost, how will society change as the technology becomes more widespread? What will Web 3.0 look like? And how will today’s under 30’s – representatives of the first generation to grow up immersed in digital technology – use the Internet to write their own version of democracy and society?
These questions and many more were addressed by top thought leaders and policy makers, such as Don Tapscott
, author of bestselling books Grown Up Digital
and Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything
, and Viviane Reding
, European commissioner for information society and media.
Read Commissioner Reding's remarks
Watch video introduction to Grown Up Digital