PublicationsAugust 16, 2018

Most Americans Accept Genetic Engineering of Animals That Benefits Human Health, but Many Oppose Other Uses

Americans’ concerns about animal biotechnology focus on risks to animals, humans and the ecosystem.

PublicationsJuly 26, 2018

Public Views of Gene Editing for Babies Depend on How It Would Be Used

Americans are more likely to anticipate negative than positive effects from widespread use of gene-editing technology

Pew Research CenterJuly 3, 2018

Shareable quotes from experts about the impact of digital life

PublicationsJuly 3, 2018

Stories From Experts About the Impact of Digital Life

While many technology experts and scholars have concerns about the social, political and economic fallout from the spread of digital activities, they also tend to report that their own experience of digital life has been positive.

PublicationsJune 28, 2018

Public Attitudes Toward Technology Companies

A majority of Republicans say technology firms support the views of liberals over conservatives and that social media platforms censor political viewpoints. Still, Americans tend to feel that these firms benefit them and – to a lesser degree – society.

PresentationsJune 19, 2018

Skill Requirements for Future Jobs – 10 Facts

Lee Rainie, Director of Internet and Technology research, spoke about the skills requirements for jobs in the future at the International Telecommunications Union’s “capacity building symposium” for digital technologies.

ReportJune 6, 2018

Majority of Americans Believe It Is Essential That the U.S. Remain a Global Leader in Space

PublicationsApril 30, 2018

Declining Majority of Online Adults Say the Internet Has Been Good for Society

At the same time, the contours of connectivity are shifting: One-in-five Americans (20%) are now ‘smartphone only’ internet users at home.

PresentationsApril 17, 2018

The future of technology

Lee Rainie gave the Holmes Distinguished Lecture at Colorado State University on April 13, 2018, where he discussed the research the Center conducted with Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center about the future of the internet.

Pew Research CenterApril 17, 2018

Shareable quotes from experts about the future of well-being in a tech-saturated world

Predictions from experts about the future of well-being in a tech-saturated world, from @pewresearch and @ImagineInternet.