The Birth of a Digitial Nation, written by John Katz is required reading for anybody looking to see through the hype of the information superwhatever. For some, this past election year was about the slow death of the current political system. For Jon Katz, on the other hand, it marked the rise of postpolitics and the birth of the Digital Nation. He breaks down demographics and the inherent cognitive communicative advantages that the web has to offer.