CommentaryAugust 28, 2007

Internet Cafes in Rural China

In China, the internet cafe has overtaken the workplace as the second most popular place after their own homes for internet users to go online. Most of the increase in internet café use is in rural areas.

CommentaryAugust 6, 2007

Poor and Elderly E-patients

This just in: “The Internet appears to be a double-edged sword, assisting in the search for health care information for the poor and elderly while magnifying existing gaps based on other factors.”

Multi-section ReportsAugust 1, 2007

Closing the Broadband Divide

When you look at the data on Americans without broadband at home, it suggests it will take time to get these holdouts off the digital sidelines.

CommentaryJune 28, 2007

Libraries, Older Adults & Technology

Older adults are less likely than younger adults to go online, but there are exceptions — those who “feel” and “do” younger than their chronological age.

PresentationsJune 22, 2007

Broadband, Cell Phones, and the Continuing Reality of the Grey Gap

Older adults are still the least likely group to have basic internet access and broadband access at home. However, information specialists can design outreach plans that are targeted at certain groups dominated by people age 50+.

Multi-section ReportsJune 20, 2007

Don’t Blame Me: It’s the Phone’s Fault!

Pew Internet’s typology of information and communications technology users tells us a lot about how far along we are — or aren’t — in the "information society."

Multi-section ReportsMay 6, 2007

A Typology of Information and Communication Technology Users

Half of all American adults are only occasional users of modern information gadgetry, while 8% are avid participants in all that digital life has to offer

Multi-section ReportsMarch 14, 2007

Latinos Online

Hispanics with lower levels of education and English proficiency remain largely disconnected from the internet.

CommentaryMarch 12, 2007

Internet ferment in China

In China, how three big issues — digital divides, internet cafes, and online games — are spilling into each other.

PresentationsNovember 6, 2006

Internet Usage Trends – Through the Demographic Lens

One in five adults in this country are disconnected from the just-in-time information source that the internet has become for many people.