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Jan 28, 2013Wall Street Journal
Joshua Edwards's eighth-grade paper about the Black Plague came with a McDouble and fries.
Joshua sometimes does his homework at a McDonald's MCD +0.55%restaurant—not because he is drawn by the burgers, but because the fast-food chain ...
Jan 27, 2013GigaOm
It may just be early adopter tech types who log every step they take or calorie they burn using Fitbits, Nike Fuelbands, and other devices, but that hardly means they’re the only ones who track their health.
About 7 in 10 American adult...
Jan 27, 2013New York Times
Whether they have chronic ailments like diabetes or just want to watch their weight, Americans are increasingly tracking their health using smartphone applications and other devices that collect personal data automatically, according to health ind...
Jan 22, 2013New York Times
Free access to computers and the Internet is now nearly as important to library patrons as borrowing books, according to a new survey.
The survey, released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, found tha...
Jan 22, 2013KPLU - NPR
Are you the person with a neat pile of library books on your bedside table? Or maybe you're a screen person with electronic copies of the latest e-books. Whether your preference is traditional print or digital, a new report says libraries won't be...
Jan 22, 2013Los Angeles Times
Perhaps the most groundbreaking aspect of “Library Services in the Digital Age,” the report released today by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project is how non-groundbreaking its findings are.
Based on “a survey of 2...
Jan 22, 2013Marketplace
You don't have to be a book worm to know that in 2013, libraries are changing. San Antonio Texas is planning a library that will feature e-readers, laptops, and tablets -- but no books. My neighborhood spot, the Brooklyn Public Library, has an Inf...
Jan 17, 2013MediaPost
According to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, in the past year the number of those who read e-books increased from 16% of all Americans ages 16 and older to 23%. At the same time, the number of those w...
Jan 17, 2013Today - msnbc
There's actually good news to report on the annoying-phone-etiquette front: Cellphone users who are loud and irritating in public are getting better about that obnoxious behavior, which is "less common" than it used to be.
So says Pew R...
Jan 15, 2013Deseret News
"Dr. Google" has a booming virtual medical practice, but it doesn't compete with a real health professional when it comes to providing care and information about health concerns, according to a new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Pr...
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.