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report | Jul 2, 2010

The future of social relations

Most experts surveyed in the latest Pew Internet/Elon University study say social benefits of Internet use far outweigh negatives; some say it robs time, exposes private information, engenders intolerance.

report | Jun 11, 2010

The future of cloud computing

Technology experts and stakeholders say they expect they will ‘live mostly in the cloud’ in 2020 and not on the desktop, working mostly through cyberspace-based applications accessed through networked devices.

report | May 4, 2010

The Fate of the Semantic Web

Technology experts and stakeholders who participated in a recent survey believe online information will continue to be organized and made accessible in smarter and more useful ways in coming years.

report | Mar 31, 2010

Survey method

‘Tension pairs’ were designed to provoke detailed elaborations This material was gathered in the fourth “Future of the Internet” survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center. The surveys are conducted through online questionnaires to which a selected group of experts and the highly […]

report | Jun 11, 2010

Will we live in the cloud or the desktop?

Overview of responses Background “Cloud” is a metaphor for the internet. “Cloud computing” is a phrase that is being used today to describe the act of storing, accessing, and sharing data, applications, and computing power in cyberspace. The concepts of storing data in remote locations or renting the use of tools only when you need […]

report | May 4, 2010

Prospects for the semantic web

Overview of responses Background Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has an even grander vision for what the web can be. He and his allies have been working through the World Wide Web Consortium on an evolving initiative they call the semantic web. Berners-Lee and co-authors wrote in Scientific American in […]

report | Feb 19, 2010

Future of the Internet IV

Experts and stakeholders discuss predictions about the future of the internet. Update: Correction.

report | Jul 9, 2010

Will Millennials ‘grow out’ of sharing?

Respondents’ thoughts Survey participants were encouraged to: “Explain your choice and share your view about the future of human lifestyles in 2020 – what is likely to stay the same and what will be different? Will the values and practices that characterize today’s younger Internet users change over time?” The following is a small selection […]

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