UncategorizedNovember 14, 2007

A Different Kind of Random Sampling

As fascinating as it can be to discover surprising patterns and stories living beneath a heaping pile of numbers, sometimes you can’t fully capture that narrative in numbers or words.

UncategorizedNovember 14, 2007

Measuring Broadband

Imperfect or absent data are rarely mentioned in policy discussions. Yet the communications policy debate in the United States today is inseparable from debates about the data used to make claims about policy propositions. Policymakers are beginning …

UncategorizedNovember 14, 2007

Why We Don’t Know Enough About Broadband in the U.S.

Half of all Americans now have broadband at home, according to the Pew Internet Project’s September 2007 survey, marking the first time that as many as 50% of respondents say they have high-speed internet connections at home. This milestone in broad…