UncategorizedNovember 6, 2006

The impact of the internet on politics

Is the internet the lever for direct democracy? Or is it a wedge for political polarization? An assessment of the first 10 years of online politics.

UncategorizedOctober 5, 2006

Riding the Waves of “Web 2.0”

“Web 2.0” has become a catch-all buzzword; the Pew Internet Project and Hitwise provide data to put it in perspective.

UncategorizedSeptember 24, 2006

The Future of the Internet II

A survey of technology thinkers and stakeholders shows they believe the internet will continue to spread in a “flattening” and improving world. There are many, though, who think major problems will accompany technology advances by 2020. A predictions…

UncategorizedSeptember 24, 2006

The Future of the Internet II: 2020

A survey of technology thinkers and stakeholders shows they believe the internet will continue to spread in a “flattening” and improving world. There are many, though, who think major problems will accompany technology advances by 2020.

UncategorizedFebruary 14, 2006

The Future of the Internet

Lee Rainie appeared with Esther Dyson on the Kojo Nnamdi show on NPR, speaking about the future of the Internet. The program can be accessed here.

UncategorizedJanuary 12, 2006

The Future of TV

Lee Rainie appeared on The Diane Rehm Show on NPR on January 12, 2006, speaking about the future of TV.

UncategorizedNovember 10, 2005

The Future of the Internet

Thought-provoking scenarios of the future regarding education and network security.

UncategorizedOctober 24, 2005

Shifting Worlds: Lee Rainie speech about Pew Internet Project findings and its future research

Rainie discusses some of the latest findings of the Pew Internet Project and the subjects the Project is considering in the future.

UncategorizedMay 17, 2005

Health Information Online

Eight in ten internet users have looked online for information on at least one of 16 health topics, with increased interest since 2002 in diet, fitness, drugs, health insurance, experimental treatments, and particular doctors and hospitals.

UncategorizedJanuary 19, 2005

Internet rethink

Prediction: the internet will become more “thoughtful” in the next ten years.