Allegations about sexual misconduct by prominent men in politics, entertainment, media and other industries have reverberated across the United States in recent months, drawing attention to issues of gender equality in the workplace and in broader American society.
Voice-controlled digital assistants are being incorporated into a wide range of consumer products, and many U.S. adults say they now use these applications.
Many U.S. adults say they would benefit a lot from having at least one of seven different kinds of help in accessing information to help with decision-making.
Women in the U.S. are substantially more likely than men to say gender discrimination is a major problem in the technology industry.
Although Americans tend to have a positive view of technology overall, this survey finds that the continuing march of new technologies is causing them concern.