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.
Networked Worlds & Networked Enterprises
Lee Rainie shows how the large, loosely knit social circles of networked individuals expand opportunities for learning, problem solving, decision making, and personal interaction.
Networked and Hyperconnected: The New Social (and work) Operating System
Are you checking email or tweeting or texting as you read this session description? Today, many of us are hyper-connected through the web, mobile technologies and social media.
Knowledge Workers and the Internet (Podcast)
Lee Rainie did a podcast with Inmagic about the latest research of the Pew Internet Project.
Multitasking — Lee Rainie on Kojo Nnamdi’s talk show
My appearance on the Kojo Nnamdi talk show on WAMU (a Washington PBS station) about new research on the problems with mutitasking.
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…
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.
New Workers, New Workplaces
Young workers who have grown up with the internet, cell phones, video games, iPods, and digital cameras are different from their elders. Those who are now hiring the young “digital natives” need to recognize how they have grown up in a unique worl…
New Workers, New Workplaces: Digital ‘Natives’ Invade the Workplace
Young workers who have grown up with the internet, cell phones, video games, iPods, and digital cameras are different from their elders. Those who are now hiring the young “digital natives” need to know how their new world has shaped their behavio…
Lots of Americans do research for their jobs online
Justice Kennedy, and other Justices who may do research online for Court opinions, are joined by about 27 million other adult Americans who use the internet to conduct research connected to their jobs.