UncategorizedNovember 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.

UncategorizedSeptember 29, 2009

Knowledge Workers and the Internet (Podcast)

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

UncategorizedSeptember 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.

UncategorizedSeptember 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…

UncategorizedJune 7, 2006

The New Media Ecology and how it will Affect Work and Learning

This speech describes how the internet is forcing change in learnnig and work environments, as well as how people are using digital media in different ways from the past.

UncategorizedSeptember 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.

UncategorizedOctober 22, 2003

Spam: How it is hurting email and degrading life on the Internet

Internet users are frustrated and unhappy about spam, as they see it making email less reliable, effective, and fun.

UncategorizedDecember 8, 2002

Email at work

Contrary to the popular perception that American workers are buried in email, most workers find their experience with email at work very manageable, and they’re happy with the way email helps them do their jobs.

UncategorizedJuly 17, 2002

Online Job Hunting

Fifty-two million Americans have looked online for information about jobs, and more than 4 million do so on a typical day.

UncategorizedMay 8, 2002

Use of the Internet at Major Life Moments

Information on the Web is important to significant numbers of Americans when they are making important choices related to education and job training, investments and big-ticket purchases, and health care for themselves or for loved ones. Online mater…