Recently, 895 Web experts and users were asked by the Pew Research Center and the Imagining the Internet Center at Elon University in North Carolina to assess predictions about technology and its effects on society in the year 2020. Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project in Washington, D.C., discussed the survey’s findings with Science News contributing correspondent Susan Gaidos.
This is your fourth “Future of the Internet” survey. Are there any themes that have come through all of the surveys?
There’s a broad feeling among technologists that technology itself is going to improv