Men more optimistic than women about future technological changes
There are some striking differences between women and men in their hopes and fears about the future.
Reality check: How close are we to teleportation and Mars colonies?
We asked Americans how likely they thought five things were to happen by 2064. Here’s what they said, and what science says.
From teleportation to robot servants: Americans’ predictions and dreams for the future
Americans see the next half-century as a period of profound scientific change, but they don’t agree on what will or won’t come to pass.
More online Americans say they’ve experienced a personal data breach
Growing numbers of online Americans have had important personal information stolen and many have had an account compromised.
What happens to the internet after the U.S. hands off ICANN to others?
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a multinational organization that oversees the address book of the internet thanks to a contract issued by the U.S. government. What happens when this contract expires in September 2015?
Chart of the Week: The ever-accelerating rate of technology adoption
The World Wide Web, first conceived of 25 years ago this week, has been adopted by American society in record time.
How U.S. tech-sector jobs have grown, changed in 15 years
How many people work in the U.S. tech sector? A simple question with a complicated answer.
More than half of Millennials have shared a ‘selfie’
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that 55% of those ages 25 to 32 have posted a “selfie” on a social media site; no other generation is nearly as inclined to do this.
Americans increasingly view the internet, cellphones as essential
Americans are growing more attached to modern digital technologies, such as cellphones and the internet, and less attached to traditional hardware, such as landline phones and televisions.
Q/A: How Pew Research mapped the conversations on Twitter
A conversation with Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Internet Project, about the project’s new report on mapping Twitter conversations.