Networked Worlds & Networked Enterprises
Lee Rainie shows how the large, loosely knit social circles of networked individuals expand opportunities for learning, problem solving, decision making, and personal interaction.
Knowledge Workers and the Internet (Podcast)
Lee Rainie did a podcast with Inmagic about the latest research of the Pew Internet Project.
The majority of employed adults (62%) use the internet or email at their job, and many have cell phones and Blackberries that keep them connected even when they are not at work.
New Workers, New Workplaces: Digital ‘Natives’ Invade the Workplace
Young workers who have grown up with the internet, cell phones, video games, iPods, and digital cameras are different from their elders. Those who are now hiring the young “digital natives” need to know how their new world has shaped their behavio…
The New Media Ecology and how it will Affect Work and Learning
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.
How Americans Use Instant Messaging
American adult use of instant messaging continues to grow in intensity, particularly among younger users who appreciate and embrace the tools of expression embedded within IM programs.
Spam: How it is hurting email and degrading life on the Internet
Internet users are frustrated and unhappy about spam, as they see it making email less reliable, effective, and fun.
Email at work
Contrary to the popular perception that American workers are buried in email, most workers find their experience with email at work very manageable, and they’re happy with the way email helps them do their jobs.
Online Job Hunting
Fifty-two million Americans have looked online for information about jobs, and more than 4 million do so on a typical day.
Use of the Internet at Major Life Moments
Information on the Web is important to significant numbers of Americans when they are making important choices related to education and job training, investments and big-ticket purchases, and health care for themselves or for loved ones. Online mater…