Report Dec. 8, 2014

Americans Feel Better Informed Thanks to the Internet

87% of online Americans say the web helps them learn new things, and 72% say it improves their ability to share ideas. Most enjoy having access to more information, rather than feel overloaded by it.

Presentations Nov. 6, 2014

Knowledge Sharing in the Networked World of the Internet of Things

At KMWorld Confererence, Lee Rainie shares the latest findings from Pew Research about the internet and puts it into organizational context with the expanding Inter­net of Things.

Report Oct. 29, 2014

Cyber Attacks Likely to Increase

Experts believe nations, rogue groups, and malicious individuals will step up their assaults on communications networks, targeting institutions, financial services agencies, utilities, and consumers over the next decade. Many also predict effective counter moves will generally contain the damage.

Report Oct. 9, 2014

Killer Apps in the Gigabit Age

Experts foresee changes across all aspects of life as digital connectivity advances. They predict hyper-personalized interactions, 3D holograms, immersive virtual reality and a deepening dependency upon machines as we navigate our lives.

Presentations Aug. 18, 2014

Public library engagement in the United States

An overview of three years of research into Americans’ relationships with public libraries in the digital age.

Report Aug. 6, 2014

AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs

Experts envision automation and intelligent digital agents permeating vast areas of our work and personal lives by 2025, but they are divided on whether these advances will displace more jobs than they create.

Report Jul. 3, 2014

Net Threats

Tech experts hope the open structure of the Internet will prevail in the coming decade; but they anticipate battles to preserve relatively unhindered connectivity.

Report May. 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.

Report Mar. 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.

Report Mar. 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