For a number of centuries capitalism has reigned supreme over many other economic systems. It has played an integral role in the human journey and in getting us to where we are today. However, with a new technology infrastructure (The Internet of Things) unfolding, Rifkin explains how the Communication Internet, Energy Internet, and Logistics Internet are working simultaneously to create a giant network connecting everyone and everything. This network has accelerated efficiency, increased productivity and lowered marginal cost across the board and around the world. The effect this network has had on capitalism is becoming increasingly apparent.