UncategorizedDecember 6, 2007

American Teens and Online Safety: What the Research is Telling Us

A short overview of recent data from the Pew Internet Project and others on teens and online safety.

UncategorizedDecember 4, 2007

Communications & Attitudes:The Internet versus Print Media

This presentation discusses how user behavior is likely to shape future demand for printed materials. Much of the presentation centers on the Pew Internet Project’s typology of users of information and communication technology, which suggests that…

UncategorizedNovember 5, 2007

Homo Connectus: The impact of technology on people’s everyday lives

This is a general discussion of the hallmarks of the new digital ecosystem and some of the changes that have occurred to people’s relationship to each other and people’s relationship to information and media.

UncategorizedOctober 29, 2007

2.0 and the Internet World

This is a rundown of the Pew Internet & American Life Project’s most recent findings related to internet use, especially Web 2.0 activities. It also goes through the Project’s new tech-user typology and the implications of the Project’s findings f…

UncategorizedOctober 19, 2007

Teens, Social Networking and Web 2.0

Pew Internet Project research on teenagers’ use of social networking applications explores the reasons why these sites are so popular and how they are changing communication patterns and expectations of connectivity among young library patrons.

UncategorizedAugust 16, 2007

A Timeline of Teens and Technology

After covering the basics of internet use, this keynote walks the viewer through a timeline of technology in the life of a high school senior and reflects on the technological realities of their lives today.

UncategorizedAugust 2, 2007

Teens, Libraries and Web 2.0: Snapshots from a new media landscape

This presentation examines technology use by young patrons and suggests how the behavior and expectations of young internet users might shape the libraries of the future.

UncategorizedJuly 17, 2007

Broadband Adopton: Trends & Consequences

This presentation contains charts on trends in home broadband adoption, focusing on the 2005 to 2007 timeframe.

UncategorizedJune 22, 2007

Broadband, Cell Phones, and the Continuing Reality of the Grey Gap

Older adults are still the least likely group to have basic internet access and broadband access at home. However, information specialists can design outreach plans that are targeted at certain groups dominated by people age 50+.

UncategorizedMay 22, 2007

Digital Content and Users: Patterns and Impacts

This presentation was made at the OECD’s Workshop entitled: “The economic and social impacts of broadband communications: From ICT measurement to policy implications.”