In the August Atlantic Monthly article "Travels Into America's Future" the
author, Robert D. Kaplan makes Orange Co sound like the future center of the
universe. A large part of the three-part article is about how it's positioned
itself as the tech development leader of tomorow. Kaplan is respected for a
lot of reasons, foremost being his "finger-on-the-pulse" interpretation of
societal changes. He's earned his reputation by being right.