The internet’s next revolution

Half the world is now online. But that half is primarily from the rich world. How will the second half of humanity coming online change the internet, and how will the internet change them?

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  1. Over the next week, talk to someone old enough to recall life without the internet. Describe in your own words what life was like for them.
  2. Imagine the near future when the entire human race is online — maybe as many as 10 billion people. List five of the best things you think might happen as a result of this huge, interconnected network.