Three Technology Revolutions: Broadband, mobile, and social

Three major technology revolutions have occurred during the period the Pew Research Center has been studying digital technology – and yet more are on the horizon.

One of our favorite parts of our new website is our key indicators section, where we provide you with frequently updated, fast stats on our top hit internet/tech topics. Snack away: http://pewrsr.ch/1m8eStP

Can you say #dataviz?Our Fact Tank’s chart of the week shows how Americans migrate between U.S. states. Chris Walker, an independent data journalist and visualization blogger, came up with this compelling interactive graphic.
Click the image to go to the interactive version to maximize your understanding of Americans on the move.

Can you say #dataviz?

Our Fact Tank’s chart of the week shows how Americans migrate between U.S. states. Chris Walker, an independent data journalist and visualization blogger, came up with this compelling interactive graphic.

Click the image to go to the interactive version to maximize your understanding of Americans on the move.

pewresearch:

explore-blog:

Virginia Woolf memorably wrote:

I ransack public libraries, and find them full of sunk treasure.

Here’s to the glorious geography of ransacking: A stride-stopping map of the distribution density of public libraries. 
Pair with these lovely vintage ads for libraries and this 1946 infographic on the state of public libraries. 

In addition, we have a treasure trove of data and research on America’s libraries — who uses them, what we use them for, and what the future of libraries might look like.

pewresearch:

explore-blog:

Virginia Woolf memorably wrote:

I ransack public libraries, and find them full of sunk treasure.

Here’s to the glorious geography of ransacking: A stride-stopping map of the distribution density of public libraries. 

Pair with these lovely vintage ads for libraries and this 1946 infographic on the state of public libraries

In addition, we have a treasure trove of data and research on America’s libraries — who uses them, what we use them for, and what the future of libraries might look like.

(Source: explore-blog)

pewresearch:

Featuring Pew Research data visualization in chart #12 and a cameo in #27.

ilovecharts:

A Statistical Look at the Walking Dead

HA! Data visualization at its finest.

ilovecharts:

A Statistical Look at the Walking Dead

HA! Data visualization at its finest.

Another beautiful infographic from JESS3 based on Facebook user data from our recent report, Social Networking Sites and Our Lives (2011).

Another beautiful infographic from JESS3 based on Facebook user data from our recent report, Social Networking Sites and Our Lives (2011).