This is a great article in the Guardian. "In spite of all the answers the internet has given us, its full potential to transform our lives remains the great unknown. Here are the nine key steps to understanding the most powerful tool of our age – and where it's taking us."
I think that we are just at the cusp of the information age. Wait another 1,000, 10,000 years or 65,000,000 years, and you will see what I mean.
Thanks to Hutch for the link.