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Sep 19

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laughingsquid:

iFixit Teardown of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

laughingsquid:

iFixit Teardown of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Sep 18

pewresearch:

Which traits are MOST important to teach your kids? Responsibility tops the list for both liberals and conservatives, but opinions diverge from there.

pewresearch:

Which traits are MOST important to teach your kids? Responsibility tops the list for both liberals and conservatives, but opinions diverge from there.

The reading habits of younger Americans vs. older

Buzzfeed shares 9 facts that that show younger generations are more avid readers than any other age group.

forbes:

The question of Scottish independence inspired an impressive 10 million Facebook interactions between August 1st and September 8th.

forbes:

The question of Scottish independence inspired an impressive 10 million Facebook interactions between August 1st and September 8th.

Sep 16

10 big questions the Pew Research Center has tackled in the past decade

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Happy 10th anniversary to the Pew Research Center. Over the last 10 years, we have tackled some of the biggest questions America faces, including questions on topics like the American political landscape, millennials, the impact of the internet, and many more.

Here’s a quick recap.

Sep 15

“This generation is now adapting technology to do very traditional things in very new ways that matter to them.” — Millennial Generation Likes Old-Fashioned Technology: Books

Sep 10

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Sep 09

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Sep 08

Happy International Literacy Day! Above: A snapshot of reading in America.
As of January 2014, 76% of American adults 18+ said they read at least 1 book in the past year. 

Happy International Literacy Day! Above: A snapshot of reading in America.

As of January 2014, 76% of American adults 18+ said they read at least 1 book in the past year. 

Sep 04

According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of July nearly 6.8 million Americans worked more than one job, or 4.6% of all employed people. But moonlighting is less common now than it has been.
Those who have more than one job tend to be more educated: While only 2.2% of people who didn’t graduate high school reported working more than one job, 6.9% of master’s-degree holders and 6.8% of doctoral-degree holders did.

According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of July nearly 6.8 million Americans worked more than one job, or 4.6% of all employed people. But moonlighting is less common now than it has been.

Those who have more than one job tend to be more educated: While only 2.2% of people who didn’t graduate high school reported working more than one job, 6.9% of master’s-degree holders and 6.8% of doctoral-degree holders did.

Sep 03

Political Typology Quiz -

(Source: pewresearch)

Sep 02

“I don’t think the human race can retire en masse by 2025.” — Fred Baker on the future of AI, robotics, and jobs.

Aug 28

Question

If you think your Facebook friends or Twitter followers disagree with you on a certain topic, will you shy away from posting about it? pewrsr.ch/1qhtRBP

Aug 26

If the topic of the government surveillance programs came up in these settings, how willing would you be to join in the conversation?
At a family dinner
At a restaurant with friends
At a community meeting
At work
On Facebook
On Twitter
Our case study on the Snowden-NSA revelations found people were less likely to discuss the story on social media than they were in person. And if they thought their friends and followers disagreed with them, they were less likely to want to discuss the issue at all.
How willing would you be to discuss Snowden-NSA in these settings?

If the topic of the government surveillance programs came up in these settings, how willing would you be to join in the conversation?

Our case study on the Snowden-NSA revelations found people were less likely to discuss the story on social media than they were in person. And if they thought their friends and followers disagreed with them, they were less likely to want to discuss the issue at all.

How willing would you be to discuss Snowden-NSA in these settings?