UncategorizedDecember 24, 2008

The New Connectedness

Our “Networked Families” report contains data about the “new connectedness” or what Twitterers call “ambient intimacy.”

UncategorizedDecember 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.

UncategorizedDecember 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…

UncategorizedDecember 12, 2008

Adult Gamers in Action

CBS News found adult gamers to illustrate their coverage of our study (and “White Wedding” will never be the same for me).

UncategorizedDecember 4, 2008

Obama’s Online Opportunities

There is no shortage of suggestions to the incoming Obama administration about what to do about communications policy in the United States. The body of research from the Pew Internet Project, dating to 2000, indicates that online Americans might have…

UncategorizedOctober 20, 2008

Family Connections Online

Readers react to coverage of our “Networked Families” report (and at least one person is worried about the mom who feels “naked” without her Blackberry).

UncategorizedOctober 19, 2008

Networked Families

The internet and cell phones have become central components of modern family life. Among all household types, the traditional nuclear family has the highest rate of technology usage and ownership.

UncategorizedSeptember 24, 2008

Networked Workers

The majority of employed adults (62%) use the internet or email at their job, and many have cell phones and Blackberries that keep them connected even when they are not at work.

UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2008

Use of Cloud Computing Applications and Services

Some 69% of online Americans use webmail services, store data online, or use software programs such as word processing applications whose functionality is located on the web. Online users who take advantage of cloud applications say they like the co…

UncategorizedAugust 22, 2008

User Behavior and the Climate for Innovation

Follow the link below to the text of John Horrigan’s keynote speech to the Progress & Freedom Foundation’s Aspen Summit. The Summit’s theme was “unlocking innovation” and the speech talks about what user behavior tells us about the current climat…