In the age of automation that is coming, this employee free society you discuss will have drastic influences on unemployment as machine-learning become more implicated in the service and on-demand economy. However, in the next 10 years it’s not Facebook, but Amazon who will be the real winner.
Ideas are not the currency of the next century, it’s that most of the solutions of our time will be found via AI and algorithms. So the age of the human idea is actually dying and less relevant than ever. Exponential technological change means a stronger impact of AI on all human activities. What we are seeing actually is the tale start of the singularity already here in 2016.