Growing Up Digital: The Rise Of The Net Generation

June 1, 1999|
Growing Up Digital: The Rise Of The Net Generation by Don Tapscott
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The bestselling book announcing the arrival of the NetGeneration--those kids who are growing up digital--now in paperback. Heraled by Library Journal as one of the Best Business Books of 1997, Growing Up Digital tells how the N-Generation is learning to communicate, work, shop and play in profoundly new ways--and what implications this has for the world and business.

Growing Up Digital offers an overview of the N-Generation, the generation of children who in the year 2000 will be between the ages of two and twenty-two. This group is a "tsunami" that will force changes in communications, retailing, branding, advertising, education, etc. Tapscott commends that the N-Generation are becoming so technologically proficient that they will "lap" their parents and leave them behind.

The book also demonstrates the common characteristics of the N-Generation:
acceptance of diversity, because the Net doesn''t distinguish between racial or gender identities, curiosity about exploring and discovering new worlds over the Internet and assertiveness and self-reliance, which result when these kids realize they know more about technologythan the adults around them.

Don Tapscott is an internationally renowned speaker and the bestselling author of The Digital Economy and co-author of Blueprint to the digital Economy, Paradigm Shift, and Who Knows. He is chairman of the Alliance for converging Technologies which represents the collaborative effort of ca. 40 of the world’s leading technology, manufac...
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Title:Growing Up Digital: The Rise Of The Net Generation
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:336 pages, 9.1 X 6.01 X 0.86 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.1 X 6.01 X 0.86 in
Published:June 1, 1999
Publisher:McGraw
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780071347983

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