Presentations Nov. 7, 2013

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.

Presentations Oct. 11, 2012

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.

Presentations Sep. 29, 2009

Knowledge Workers and the Internet (Podcast)

Lee Rainie did a podcast with Inmagic about the latest research of the Pew Internet Project.

Commentary Sep. 1, 2009

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.

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…

Report Sep. 24, 2008

Networked Workers

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.

Commentary Sep. 28, 2006

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…

Presentations Sep. 28, 2006

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…

Commentary Apr. 20, 2005

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.

Report Sep. 1, 2004

How Americans Use Instant Messaging

American adult use of instant messaging continues to grow in intensity, particularly among younger users who appreciate and embrace the tools of expression embedded within IM programs.