Report Aug. 6, 2014

AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs

Experts envision automation and intelligent digital agents permeating vast areas of our work and personal lives by 2025, but they are divided on whether these advances will displace more jobs than they create.

Report Jul. 3, 2014

Net Threats

Tech experts hope the open structure of the Internet will prevail in the coming decade; but they anticipate battles to preserve relatively unhindered connectivity.

Report May. 14, 2014

The Internet of Things Will Thrive by 2025

Many experts say the rise of embedded and wearable computing will bring the next revolution in digital technology.

Presentations Apr. 29, 2014

Older adults and technology

The Pew Research Center’s latest data on older adults and technology

Report Apr. 3, 2014

Older Adults and Technology Use

Adoption is increasing, but many seniors remain isolated from digital life

Report Mar. 11, 2014

Digital Life in 2025

Experts predict the Internet will become ‘like electricity’ — less visible, yet more deeply embedded in people’s lives for good and ill

Report Feb. 27, 2014

The Web at 25 in the U.S.

The overall verdict: The internet has been a plus for society and an especially good thing for individual users

Report Jan. 16, 2014

E-Reading Rises as Device Ownership Jumps

The proportion of Americans who read e-books is growing, but few have completely replaced print books for electronic versions.

Report Jan. 6, 2014

African Americans and Technology Use

While African Americans continue to trail whites when it comes to internet use and home broadband adoption overall, young African Americans are just as likely as their white counterparts to use the internet and have especially high rates of Twitter use.

Presentations Nov. 5, 2013

The State of Digital Divides (video & slides)

Lee Rainie presented the latest findings about who has and doesn’t have access to the internet, broadband, and cell phones.