Members of Congress and technology leaders are rated lower in empathy, transparency and ethics; public gives higher scores to military leaders, public school principals and police officers
What it means to be a military veteran in the United States is being shaped by a new generation of service members. About one-in-five veterans today served on active duty after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Their collective experiences – from deployment to combat to the transition back to civilian life – are markedly different from those who served in previous eras.
In recent years, computer-driven image recognition systems that automatically recognize and classify human subjects have become increasingly widespread. These algorithmic systems are applied in many settings – from helping social media sites tell whether a user is a cat owner or dog owner to identifying individual people in crowded public spaces. A form of machine […]
Researchers from Pew Research Center used a multistep process to produce the findings of this study. These steps included: Creating eight distinct datasets from existing image corpora. Constructing a deep learning gender classification model that could be retrained repeatedly. Drawing random samples of equal-sized and gender-balanced images from each or all of the image corpora […]
The ability of governments and law enforcement agencies to monitor the public using facial recognition was once the province of dystopian science fiction. But modern technology is increasingly bringing versions of these scenarios to life.
As debates over abortion continue in states around the country, a majority of Americans (61%) continue to say that abortion should be legal in all (27%) or most (34%) cases.
Smartphone users in emerging economies – especially those who use social media – tend to be more exposed to people with different backgrounds and more connected with friends they don’t see in person.
Americans see value in higher education whether they graduated from college or not. Even so, there is an undercurrent of dissatisfaction – even suspicion – among the public about the role colleges play in society.
A majority of Democratic voters who prefer one of the presidential candidates are excited about several candidates vying for the party's nomination. Far fewer are enthused only by their first choice.
Older Americans, black adults and those with a high school education or less show considerably more interest in local news than their counterparts.