Multi-section ReportsMarch 29, 2017

The Future of Free Speech, Trolls, Anonymity and Fake News Online

Many experts fear uncivil and manipulative behaviors on the internet will persist – and may get worse.

Multi-section ReportsFebruary 8, 2017

Code-Dependent: Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age

Algorithms can save lives, make things easier and conquer chaos. But experts worry about governmental and corporate control of the data, and how algorithms can produce biased results and worsen digital divides.

Multi-section ReportsDecember 18, 2014

The Future of Privacy

Will governments and corporations expand current tracking policies? Or will innovators create new ways for individuals to control personal information? Experts are divided on whether a secure and balanced privacy-rights infrastructure will be in place by 2025.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 29, 2014

Cyber Attacks Likely to Increase

Experts believe nations, rogue groups, and malicious individuals will step up their assaults on communications networks, targeting institutions, financial services agencies, utilities, and consumers over the next decade. Many also predict effective counter moves will generally contain the damage.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 9, 2014

Killer Apps in the Gigabit Age

Experts foresee changes across all aspects of life as digital connectivity advances. They predict hyper-personalized interactions, 3D holograms, immersive virtual reality and a deepening dependency upon machines as we navigate our lives.

Multi-section ReportsAugust 6, 2014

AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs

Experts envision automation and intelligent digital agents permeating vast areas of our work and personal lives by 2025, but they are divided on whether these advances will displace more jobs than they create.

Multi-section ReportsJuly 3, 2014

Net Threats

Tech experts hope the open structure of the Internet will prevail in the coming decade; but they anticipate battles to preserve relatively unhindered connectivity.

Multi-section ReportsMay 14, 2014

The Internet of Things Will Thrive by 2025

Many experts say the rise of embedded and wearable computing will bring the next revolution in digital technology.

Multi-section ReportsMarch 11, 2014

Digital Life in 2025

Experts predict the Internet will become ‘like electricity’ — less visible, yet more deeply embedded in people’s lives for good and ill

Multi-section ReportsJuly 27, 2012

The Future of Higher Education

Experts expect more-efficient collaborative environments and new grading schemes; they worry about massive online courses, the shift away from on-campus life