Pew Internet

Aug 22

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Aug 19

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Aug 18

The same % of the public is following Ferguson as the news of Robin Williams’ death.
(From a new report on reactions to Ferguson police shooting)

The same % of the public is following Ferguson as the news of Robin Williams’ death.

(From a new report on reactions to Ferguson police shooting)

Aug 15

What jobs are most and least susceptible to automation?
Most susceptible: Proofreaders, meter readers, butchers.Least susceptible: Athletes, firefighters, railroad conductors.
As machines take on more human work, what’s left for us? We discuss.

What jobs are most and least susceptible to automation?

Most susceptible: Proofreaders, meter readers, butchers.
Least susceptible: Athletes, firefighters, railroad conductors.

As machines take on more human work, what’s left for us? We discuss.

Aug 14

pewresearch:

After years of grim news for the news industry marked by seemingly endless rounds of staff cutbacks, it’s not unusual for those thinking about a career in journalism or veterans trying to find a new job to look at options in related fields. One field outpacing journalism both in sheer numbers and in salary growth is public relations.

pewresearch:

After years of grim news for the news industry marked by seemingly endless rounds of staff cutbacks, it’s not unusual for those thinking about a career in journalism or veterans trying to find a new job to look at options in related fields. One field outpacing journalism both in sheer numbers and in salary growth is public relations.

In light of the Ferguson happenings, here’s a look at how news breaks and conversations spread on Twitter.
More — 8 key takeaways about social media and the news. Half of Facebook and Twitter users get news on those sites as do 62% of reddit users. 

In light of the Ferguson happenings, here’s a look at how news breaks and conversations spread on Twitter.

More — 8 key takeaways about social media and the news. Half of Facebook and Twitter users get news on those sites as do 62% of reddit users. 

Aug 13

Reshaping the workplace: Tech-related jobs that didn’t exist (officially, at least) 15 years ago -

We compared the 2013 occupations list with the one for 1999, the earliest with a similar structure. While most of the 800 or so jobs were unchanged, there were some notable differences showing how new technologies already are affecting employment.

More on the future of AI/robotics

More on the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web

Aug 11

Did you catch our recent report on robotics, AI and the future of jobs?

Did you catch our recent report on robotics, AI and the future of jobs?

15 predictions about digital life in 2025 -

Aug 07

Dig into our new report on robotics, AI and the future of jobs. 

Dig into our new report on robotics, AI and the future of jobs. 

Aug 06

How fast is change coming?

Today’s new release on robotics, AI and the future of jobs has viewpoints from nearly 1,900 experts in the field. Here are some of their thoughts on robotics and change:

Read more. 

JUST RELEASED: We’re live with our new report on robotics, artificial intelligence and the future of jobs. 
The vast majority of respondents to the survey anticipate that robotics and artificial intelligence will permeate wide segments of daily life by 2025, with huge implications for a range of industries such as health care, transport and logistics, customer service, and home 

JUST RELEASED: We’re live with our new report on robotics, artificial intelligence and the future of jobs. 

The vast majority of respondents to the survey anticipate that robotics and artificial intelligence will permeate wide segments of daily life by 2025, with huge implications for a range of industries such as health care, transport and logistics, customer service, and home 

Aug 05

Listen: Lee Rainie discusses seniors slowly adopting new technology -

Aug 04

pewresearch:

The financial challenges of the journalism industry have resulted in significant declines in the number of employed reporters, editors, anchors and photographers. Minority journalists, who were already underrepresented in newsrooms, have, for the most part, experienced the same type of decline in recent years. The National Association of Black Journalists, founded in 1975, meets in Boston this week for its annual convention. Here are some facts about the state of black and minority journalists.

pewresearch:

The financial challenges of the journalism industry have resulted in significant declines in the number of employed reporters, editors, anchors and photographers. Minority journalists, who were already underrepresented in newsrooms, have, for the most part, experienced the same type of decline in recent years. The National Association of Black Journalists, founded in 1975, meets in Boston this week for its annual convention. Here are some facts about the state of black and minority journalists.