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.

PublicationsApril 30, 2014

Heartbleed’s Impact

39% of internet users have changed passwords or canceled accounts; 6% think their personal information was swiped.

PublicationsApril 17, 2014

U.S. Views of Technology and the Future

Americans are largely optimistic about the long-term future of scientific progress, but concerned about some changes that might occur in the near future.

Multi-section ReportsApril 3, 2014

Older Adults and Technology Use

Adoption is increasing, but many seniors remain isolated from digital life

Multi-section ReportsMarch 13, 2014

From Distant Admirers to Library Lovers–and beyond

A new typology of Americans’ public engagement with public libraries, which sheds light on broader issues around the relationship between technology, libraries, and information resources in the United States.

CommentaryMarch 11, 2014

Statement from Sir Tim Berners-Lee on the 25th Anniversary of the Web

Statement by Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web, on the 25th anniversary of the Web

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 ReportsFebruary 27, 2014

The Web at 25 in the U.S.

The overall verdict: The internet has been a plus for society and an especially good thing for individual users

Multi-section ReportsFebruary 20, 2014

Mapping Twitter Topic Networks: From Polarized Crowds to Community Clusters

People connect to form groups on Twitter for a variety of purposes. The networks they create have identifiable contours that are shaped by the topic being discussed, the information and influencers driving the conversation, and the social network structures of the participants.

Multi-section ReportsFebruary 11, 2014

Couples, the Internet, and Social Media

The internet, cell phones and social media have become key actors in the lives of many American couples. Technology is a source of support and communication as well as tension, and couples say it has both good and bad impacts on their relationships.