PublicationsDecember 10, 2018

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans

Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, to be productive and to exercise free will.

PublicationsNovember 16, 2018

Public Attitudes Toward Computer Algorithms

Despite the growing presence of algorithms in daily life, the U.S. public expresses broad concerns over the fairness and effectiveness of computer programs making important decisions.

Pew Research CenterNovember 7, 2018

Many Turn to YouTube for Children’s Content, News, How-To Lessons

An analysis of Youtube videos suggested by the site’s recommendation engine finds that users are directed toward progressively longer and more popular content

PublicationsAugust 22, 2018

How Teens and Parents Navigate Screen Time and Device Distractions

Roughly half of U.S. teens say they spend too much time on their cellphones, and two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen’s screen time. But parents face their own challenges of device-related distraction.

Pew Research CenterJuly 3, 2018

Shareable quotes from experts about the impact of digital life

Stories from experts about the impact of digital life, from @pewresearch and @ImagineInternet.

PublicationsJuly 3, 2018

Stories From Experts About the Impact of Digital Life

While many technology experts and scholars have concerns about the social, political and economic fallout from the spread of digital activities, they also tend to report that their own experience of digital life has been positive.

PresentationsJune 19, 2018

Skill Requirements for Future Jobs – 10 Facts

Lee Rainie, Director of Internet and Technology research, spoke about the skills requirements for jobs in the future at the International Telecommunications Union’s “capacity building symposium” for digital technologies.

ReportJune 6, 2018

Majority of Americans Believe It Is Essential That the U.S. Remain a Global Leader in Space

PublicationsMay 31, 2018

Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018

YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. Fully 95% of teens have access to a smartphone and 45% say they are online almost constantly.

PublicationsApril 30, 2018

Declining Majority of Online Adults Say the Internet Has Been Good for Society

At the same time, the contours of connectivity are shifting: One-in-five Americans (20%) are now ‘smartphone only’ internet users at home.