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.

PublicationsApril 17, 2018

The Future of Well-Being in a Tech-Saturated World

Many experts say digital life will continue to expand people’s boundaries and opportunities. Yet nearly a third think that people’s overall well-being will be more harmed than helped in coming years.

Pew Research CenterOctober 19, 2017

Shareable quotes from experts on the future of truth and misinformation online

Predictions from experts about truth and misinformation online in 2027, from @pewresearch and @ImagineInternet.

PublicationsOctober 19, 2017

The Future of Truth and Misinformation Online

Experts are split on whether the coming years will see less misinformation online. Those who foresee improvement hope for technological and societal solutions. Others say bad actors using technology can exploit human vulnerabilities.

PublicationsAugust 10, 2017

The Fate of Online Trust in the Next Decade

Many experts say lack of trust won’t hinder increased public reliance on the internet. Some expect trust to grow as tech and regulatory changes arise; others think it will worsen or maybe change entirely.

Pew Research CenterJune 6, 2017

Shareable quotes from experts on the future of the Internet of Things connectivity binge

Predictions from experts about online connectivity in the next decade, from @pewresearch and @ImagineInternet.

PublicationsJune 6, 2017

The Internet of Things Connectivity Binge: What Are the Implications?

Despite broad concerns about cyberattacks, outages and privacy violations, most experts believe the Internet of Things will continue to expand successfully the next few years.

PresentationsMay 22, 2017

The Internet of Things and Future Shock: Too Much Change Too Fast?

Lee Rainie spoke on May 10, 2017, to the American Bar Association’s Section of Science and Technology Law about the rise of the Internet of Things and its implications for privacy and cybersecurity.

PublicationsMay 3, 2017

The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training

As robots, automation and artificial intelligence perform more tasks and there is massive disruption of jobs, experts say a wider array of education and skills-building programs will be created to meet new demands.