UncategorizedFebruary 19, 2010

Future of the Internet IV

Experts and stakeholders discuss predictions about the future of the internet. Update: Correction.

UncategorizedNovember 16, 2009

Participatory medicine and health data rights on NPR

NPR’s Morning Edition story, “Patients Turn to Online Buddies for Help Healing,” combined research and real-life examples, participatory medicine and health data rights.

UncategorizedNovember 6, 2009

Informatics for Consumer Health: Privacy, Security and Confidentiality

As part of a panel on privacy, security, and confidentiality, Susannah Fox discussed the “shadow economy” of health data that has sprung up, with all the dangers and opportunities of an unregulated market.

UncategorizedSeptember 10, 2009

The New Online Demographics: What the Numbers Mean for Providers, Advertisers and Safety

Representatives from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, the Pew Internet & American Life Project and the U.S. Internet Industry Association (USIIA) will discuss the new communities coming online in record numbers in the United St…

UncategorizedMay 23, 2009

It’s Personal: Similarities and Differences in Online Social Network Use Between Teens and Adults

This presentation dives into the demographics of teen and adult social network users and looks at how youth use of social networks compares to use by adults, both in frequency, but also in purpose and behavior.

UncategorizedApril 22, 2009

Teens and Mobile Phones

The Family Online Safety Institute convened the Wireless Online Safety Conference to examine issues around youth, mobile phones and safety. Amanda Lenhart sets the scene with this presentation, sharing 5 years of Pew Internet data on teens and cel…

UncategorizedFebruary 27, 2009

Social Networking on the Radio

Last week my colleague, Amanda Lenhart, appeared on the Kojo Nnamdi show to talk about the opportunities and hazards that come with using social networking sites.

UncategorizedDecember 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…

UncategorizedDecember 14, 2008

The Next Future of the Internet

Predictions about the fate of the cell phone, the future of voice recognition, the advantages and disadvantages of personal transparency, the architecture of the internet, and where leisure and work are headed — and much more.

UncategorizedDecember 2, 2008

Facebook Connect and a failure to understand online identity management

Facebook has recently announced the rollout of a new feature called Facebook Connect, which will allow users to login to other websites using their Facebook identity and which will then potentially feed back to a user’s network information about …