Surprising Tech Trends Among Seniors

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Surprising Tech Trends Among Seniors

Yesterday we posted about a new Pew Research Center study on tech adoption by seniors. There were a few surprised in the results that we want to highlight today. These include early tech adoption and video gaming by seniors. Most …

Tech Adoption by Seniors Expands

Older Americans, 65 and older, are catching up with the rest of the population when it comes to tech adoption. A recent study by Pew Research Center shows that many more seniors are using smartphones, social media and broadband internet. …

A Dubious Honor for Instagram

It’s the worst social media app for the mental health of young people, with Snapchat not far behind … the story from CNN.…

Use of Random Sampling in Research

Pew Research Center has a great video that explains random sampling and how a survey of 1000 people can provide details on what the whole United States is thinking. It is an effort by the organization to more effectively communicate …

Millennials Living at Home Longer

New analysis of U.S. Census data by Pew Research Center shows that a third more Millennials are living at their parents’ home than Generation Xers at the same age. In addition, they are living there longer. This new demographic trend …

How Radical Will AI Job Transformation Be?

Pew Research Center has a very interesting analysis of what Artificial Intelligence (AI) will mean for keeping jobs, education and job creation over the next ten years. The number of jobs affected will be dramatic and highly disruptive. A partial …

Social Media Not Popular in All Countries

Despite the broad use of social media in the United States, what we see here isn’t always the case with other advanced economies. Though there are countries that use social media more than the United States, there are a number …

Search Trends Might Reveal Upcoming Crisis

Pew Research Center has studied local search trends related to the Flint, Michigan water crisis starting in 2014. The results “reveal that residents of Flint were searching for information about their water before the government recognized the contamination and before …

Age Demographics Mean Big Workforce Change

According to Pew Research Center, the country is about to see major changes in our workforce size as a result of aging. Demographics show that in the next twenty years the workforce growth will slow and begin to actually shrink …

St. Patrick’s Day and Irish Demographics

Who doesn’t love St. Patrick’s Day and wearing of the green. The holiday has grown universal in America with most everyone celebrating the Scotch-Irish heritage that has been so important to our country’s history. While the holiday has grown, Americans …