U.S. Census Bureau Releases 2007 Abstract
It’s that time of year again, when data-hungry researchers and citizens get the early Christmas gift of the Statistical Abstract of the United States.
As we’ve seen during this election season, participating online can also motivate users to participate offline.
Young and Wired: How today’s young tech elite will influence the libraries of tomorrow
Recent Pew Internet Project research examines technology use by teenagers and suggests how the behavior and expectations of young internet users might shape the libraries of the future.
Digital Natives: How today’s youth are different from their “digital immigrant” elders and what that means for libraries
This presentation covers the media and communications environment of today’s teenagers and young adults and how that new environment has affected their expectations and behaviors about media, communication, and creation.
Riding the Waves of “Web 2.0”
â€œWeb 2.0â€ has become a catch-all buzzword; the Pew Internet Project and Hitwise provide data to put it in perspective.
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…
New Workers, New Workplaces
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 recognize how they have grown up in a unique worl…
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.
The New Media Ecology: How the Internet is Changing Consumer Behavior and Expectations
Lee Rainie describes the changes introduced into the consumer world by the internet, the cell phone, and other technology devices. And he covers some of the major implications of those changes for organizations and businesses that deal with consum…
Internet Penetration and Impact
Internet penetration has now reached 73% for all American adults. Internet users note big improvements in their ability to shop and the way they pursue hobbies and personal interests online.