New communication technologies’ impact on young adults
Our Writing, Technology and Teens report considered the impact of newer communication methods on young users. Do these effects carry over into a slightly older crowd?
Mobile internet moves into the mainstream
As consumer demand for on-the-go internet increases, technology companies are scrambling to grab a piece of the market.
Technology’s biggest predictions for 2008
Here’s a roundup of the biggest technology predictions experts are making for 2008.
Have you googled yourself today?
The practice of “googling” someone is becoming more widespread in today’s search engine-driven world.
Could broadband help the environment?
With environmentally friendly solutions a hot topic, switching to broadband could be one of the easiest ways for you to reduce emissions, according to a new report.
Writers’ strike and internet programming
As we reach the one-month mark of the Writers Guild of America strike, will audiences move to the internet for programming?
Boot Camp for Internet Addicts?
While South Korea has launched a boot camp for internet addicts, don’t expect any in the U.S. too soon.
Is there too much pressure to be social online?
MySpace, Facebook, OpenSocial … technology keeps pushing us to be social online. Do we even have a choice anymore?
Ed Castronova offers insights into the rise of virtual identities through online games and raises questions about the future of interpersonal communication.