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Our recent survey with Smithsonian magazine on Americans’ attitudes toward the future of science and technology found some striking differences between women and men in their hopes and fears about the future. 

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YOUR TURN: Which of these predictions do you think is likely or unlikely to happen?
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In our survey last year, we found that 7% of online adults ages 18-29 were aware that they had important personal information stolen such as their Social Security Number, credit card or bank account information. The latest survey finds that 15% of young adults have experienced this kind of personal information theft. 

pewresearch:

In our survey last year, we found that 7% of online adults ages 18-29 were aware that they had important personal information stolen such as their Social Security Number, credit card or bank account information. The latest survey finds that 15% of young adults have experienced this kind of personal information theft. 

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What futuristic invention would you most like to own?
Who’s getting the news from online video?

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Are you among the one-third of Americans who think humans will build long-term space colonies in the next 50 years?

See more predictions and dreams for the future: http://pewrsr.ch/1kyRjr3

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"18% of online adults have had important personal information stolen such as their Social Security Number, credit card, or bank account information. That’s an increase from the 11% who reported personal information theft in July 2013.
21% of online adults said they had an email or social networking account compromised or taken over without their permission.The same number reported this experience in a July 2013 survey."

More online Americans say they’ve experienced a personal data breach | Pew Research Center (via onaissues)

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"The most significant impacts of the Internet on people’s lives by 2025 will involve augmented reality applications. Augmented reality tools such as AR mobile browsers (like Layar) or wearables (like Google Glass) will become affordable and widespread, and we will grow accustomed to seeing the world through multiple data layers. This will change a lot of social practices, such as dating, job interviewing and professional networking, and gaming, as well as policing and espionage."

Daren C. Brabham, assistant professor at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California, on what digital life will be like in 2025.

Today, Google Glass is being made available to the public.

In the wake of Heartbleed, new numbers on online privacy breaches: 18% of online adults have had important personal information stolen such as Social Security Number, credit card, or bank account info; 21% have had an email or social networking account compromised or taken over without their permission.