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Grown Up Digital: How the Net Generation is Changing Your World by Don Tapscott

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8 NO PLACE LIKE THE NEW HOME THE NET GENERATION AND THE FAMILY

When Matthew Dreitlein graduated from college with a major in political science, he moved home to the yellow two-story suburban house with the swing set and trampoline in the backyard, where he'd grown up in Rochester, New York. At 21, he had mixed feelings about it. He was looking forward to breakfast with his brothers, but how would he handle dinner with the parents? When he was a teenager, all fired up by the information he had gathered on the Internet, they had fought at the dinner table. "I was learning and questioning everything, while they (both business professionals) were trying to make ends meet," he said.

Then, as he was unpacking his bags at home in January 2008, Dreitlein ...

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