This truly is the age of information, an age defined by access and distraction at the same time. With a multitude of narratives and constructs thrown at the masses by individuals, corporations and governments, it is clear that it is this information overload as a result of which you find increasingly more people lacking a direction. The nature of economics has at the same time changed drastically. When one studies economics, students are taught the four factors of production. Land, Labour, Capital and Enterprise. Fundamentally, traditional economics has ignored the importance of networks however.