Report on the Future of the Internet

The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project conducted a survey among 895 technology stakeholders and critics on the future of the internet. Follow the link to find the report. Here is one of the interesting findings:

Google won’t make us stupid: 76% of these experts agreed with the statement, “By 2020, people’s use of the Internet has enhanced human intelligence; as people are allowed unprecedented access to more information they become smarter and make better choices. Nicholas Carr was wrong: Google does not make us stupid.”

The report represents the experts forecasts for the year 2020 on anonymity, knowledge, information and various other issues concerning the internet.

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Author: Dr. Dennis Nguyen

Media and Communications Researcher with particular interest in online media, transnational discourses, crisis communication, public sphere theory, and empirical methods.

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