Statement by Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web, on the 25th anniversary of the Web
Experts predict the Internet will become ‘like electricity’ — less visible, yet more deeply embedded in people’s lives for good and ill
The overall verdict: The internet has been a plus for society and an especially good thing for individual users
Are you checking email or tweeting or texting as you read this session description? Today, many of us are hyper-connected through the web, mobile technologies and social media.
Experts expect more-efficient collaborative environments and new grading schemes; they worry about massive online courses, the shift away from on-campus life
Lee Rainie discussed the findings of the most recent expert surveys on the future of the internet.
While many see promise in the future of data analysis, some fear that work with gigantic stores of information could lead to privacy abuses and mistaken forecasts
Corporate responsibility: How far will tech firms go in helping repressive regimes?
Experts think tech-enhanced homes, appliances, and utilities will spread. But those systems are complex and so far there is low public demand, so they advise: Don't expect to see the "Home of the Future" by 2020.
Associate Director Kristen Purcell shares Pew Internet's latest data on mobile, social networking, and e-reading in her keynote address for the 2012 State University of New York Librarians Association Annual Conference in New York City.