Sep. 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…

Report Aug. 31, 2003

The Internet and Emergency Preparedness

Half of Americans fear terrorists might mount successful cyber-attacks against key American utilities and businesses.

Presentations Sep. 10, 2002

The Internet and Collecting the History of the Present

This speech covers our findings related to how people used the Internet just after the 9/11 terror attacks and our follow-up survey.

Report Sep. 5, 2002

One year later: September 11 and the Internet

This report contains the first scholarly studies built around analysis of hundreds of Web sites that have been cached in the September 11 Web Archives, and makes clear that no event in the Web era has so dominated so many Web sites in such a short, intense period of time.

Presentations Mar. 6, 2002

The Commons of the Tragedy

The speech covers our basic findings about how people used the Internet immediately after 9/11.

Report Jan. 1, 2002

Holidays Online 2001

Online Holiday shopping grew this season from the previous, though Internet users also increasingly use the Internet during the holiday season to search for information on travel, holiday crafts, recipes and traditions.

Report Oct. 10, 2001

The Commons of the Tragedy: How the Internet was used by millions after the terror attacks

The most significant development online after the attack has been the outpouring of grief, prayerful communication, information dissemination through email, and political commentary.

Report Sep. 15, 2001

How Americans Used the Internet After the Terror Attack

The Internet was not a primary resource for news for most Americans after the terror attacks, but was a helpful supplement to TV and the telephone; many found it useful for expressing their sorrow and anger.