CommentaryDecember 17, 2008

The Internet as Social Ally

Do people consider the internet itself a kind of social ally? Not directly, but they often treat the internet as they would a helpful friend.

Multi-section ReportsDecember 14, 2008

The Future of the Internet III

A survey of experts shows they expect major tech advances as the phone becomes a primary device for online access, voice-recognition improves, and the structure of the Internet itself improves. They disagree about whether this will lead to more soci…

CommentaryDecember 14, 2008

The Next Future of the Internet

Predictions about the fate of the cell phone, the future of voice recognition, the advantages and disadvantages of personal transparency, the architecture of the internet, and where leisure and work are headed — and much more.

InfographicDecember 4, 2008

The Future of the Internet III

A survey of internet leaders, activists and analysts shows they expect major tech advances as the phone becomes a primary device for online access, voice-recognition improves, artificial and virtual reality become more embedded in everyday life.

CommentaryJuly 1, 2008

The Future of the Pew Internet Project

July 1 marks the first day of our new two-year grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts.

CommentaryMay 23, 2008

Old media and new media blur just a little more

In what could be considered a further blurring of traditional media and new forms of digital media, this weekend’s cover story in the New York Times Magazine features the intimate autobiographical account of Emily Gould, blogger and former Gawker …

CommentaryFebruary 19, 2008

Call for Papers: Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

The 36th annual TPRC will be held this year from September 26th through September 28th. Check out the Call for Papers.

CommentaryFebruary 13, 2008

Technology’s biggest predictions for 2008

Here’s a roundup of the biggest technology predictions experts are making for 2008.