Lifelong Learning and Technology
A large majority of Americans seek extra knowledge for personal and work-related reasons. Digital technology plays a notable role in these knowledge pursuits, but place-based learning remains vital to many.
Home Broadband 2015
The share of Americans with broadband at home has plateaued: It now stands at 67%, down slightly from 70% in 2013. At the same time, more Americans rely only on their smartphones for online access.
Libraries at the Crossroads
Americans believe libraries are important community institutions and profess interest in libraries offering a range of new program possibilities. Yet, even as the public expresses interest in additional library services, there are signs that the share of Americans visiting libraries has edged downward over the past three years.
Americans’ Views on Open Government Data
Many hope that more transparency and data sharing will help journalists, make officials more accountable and improve decisions. But very few think agencies are doing a great job of providing useful data.
Wireless Internet Use
More than half of Americans – 56% – have accessed the internet wirelessly on some device, such as a laptop, cell phone, MP3 player, or game console.
Home Broadband Adoption 2009
Broadband adoption increases, but monthly prices do, too.
Onramps to Online Life: How Do People Access Digital Information?
John B. Horrigan will participate on a panel entitled “Scarcity, Diversity, Efficiency: Media Structure Regulation Reconsidered” at the Quello Center’s 2009 Communication Law and Policy Symposium. The title for this year’s symposium is “Rethinking…
Quiz: What Kind of Tech User Are You?
Take the quiz to find out where you fit in the typology of technology users.
How Users Shape the Mobile Ecosystem
John B. Horrigan discusses how users shape the mobile ecosystem by comparing adoption of the mobile net to adoption of the desktop internet of the 1990s and by focusing on the “motivated by mobility” groups from the Project’s The Mobile Difference…
If We Build It, Will They Log On?
John Horrigan will participate in a roundtable discussion at the 2009 Cable Show, sponsored by the National Cable Television Association.