Report Apr. 17, 2014

U.S. Views of Technology and the Future

Americans are largely optimistic about the long-term future of scientific progress, but concerned about some changes that might occur in the near future.

Presentations Oct. 4, 2013

Diabetes + Innovation 2013

Susannah Fox will speak at the Joslin Diabetes Center’s annual innovation conference in Washington, DC.

Commentary Nov. 11, 2010

On Veterans Day: Inspiration

In honor of Veterans Day, a profile of a few inspiring soldiers and inventors.

Presentations Jul. 9, 2010

Internet evolution: Where hyperconnectivity and ambient intimacy take us

Janna Anderson and Lee Rainie presented some of the many “future of the internet” scenarios predicted by experts, as documented by Pew Internet & American Life Project surveys and other current research.

Report May. 4, 2010

The Fate of the Semantic Web

Technology experts and stakeholders who participated in a recent survey believe online information will continue to be organized and made accessible in smarter and more useful ways in coming years.

Presentations Mar. 31, 2010

Future of the Internet

A look at the latest survey results about how experts predict the future impact of technology.

Presentations Feb. 19, 2010

The Future of the Internet IV

Director Lee Rainie will be reporting on the results of a new survey of experts predicting what the Internet will look like in 2020.

Report Dec. 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…

Commentary Dec. 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.

Commentary Sep. 2, 2008

Aspen Summit Keynote: John Horrigan

A video of John Horrigan’s keynote at the Aspen Summit is now available online.