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Mar 25, 2009John Horrigan
Wireless connectivity has drawn many users more deeply into digital life.
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Technology users can be sorted based on their assets, actions, and attitudes toward how tech gadgets fit into their lives. Take our quiz to see where you fit in our typology.
Michael J. Himowitz, Baltimore Sun, Daily Press
Jun 25, 2007
" I took an online test this week and found out that I'm an Omnivore.
That got me worried, because Omnivores are the geekiest of online geeks, according to a new study of Americans' relationship with the Internet, cell phones, iPods and other accou...
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Jun 22, 2007Susannah Fox
Older adults are still the least likely group to have basic internet access and broadband access at home. However, information specialists can design outreach plans that are targeted at certain groups dominated by people age 50+.
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Jun 20, 2007John Horrigan
Pew Internet's typology of information and communications technology users tells us a lot about how far along we are -- or aren't -- in the "information society."
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Andrew D. Smith , Dallas Morning News
May 7, 2007
"Greg Jones uses more gizmos than George Jetson. The network at his Plano home lets him control the temperature, monitor his back yard and listen to his music from his bedroom, his office at Texas Instruments Inc. or his room at a foreign hotel.L...
Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press , TimesUnion.com
May 6, 2007
"A broad survey about the technology people have, how they use it, and what they think about it shatters assumptions and reveals where companies might be able to expand their audiences.The Pew Internet and American Life Project found that adult Ameri...
May 6, 2007John Horrigan
Half of all American adults are only occasional users of modern information gadgetry, while 8% are avid participants in all that digital life has to offer
Oct 24, 2006Lee Rainie
Is there such a thing as "internet addiction"? A new survey of internet users suggests that a portion of them experience behavioral problems connected to their internet use. Lee Rainie is among the panelists on the program who discuss the findings. T...
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Jul 28, 2006Lee Rainie
This presentation covers many of the major findings from the Project about the social impact of the internet.
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Jun 7, 2006Lee Rainie
This speech describes how the internet is forcing change in learnnig and work environments, as well as how people are using digital media in different ways from the past.
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Apr 6, 2006
This dataset contains questions about usage and attitudes towards Information and Communication Technologies. It served as the basis for the May 2007 "Typology of Information and Communication Technology Users", and was also used in the "Home Broadb...
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.