Princeton Survey Research Associates International
PSRAI conducted the survey that is covered in this report. It is an independent research company specializing in social and policy work. The firm designs, conducts, and analyzes surveys worldwide. Its expertise also includes qualitative research and content analysis. With offices in Princeton, New Jersey, and Washington, DC, PSRAI serves the needs of clients around the nation and the world. The firm can be reached at 911 Commons Way, Princeton, NJ, 08540, by telephone at 609-924-9204, by fax at 609-924-7499, or by e-mail at ResearchNJ@PSRA.com.
The Imagining the Internet Center at Elon University's
School of Communications
The Imagining the Internet Center at Elon University holds a mirror to humanity's use of communications technologies, informs policy development, exposes potential futures, and provides a historic record. It has teamed with the Pew Internet Project to complete a number of research studies, including the building of Imagining the Internet (a foresight and history Web site), a survey of stakeholders at the UN-administrated Internet Governance Forum in Rio de Janeiro in 2007, and an ethnographic study of a small town, “One Neighborhood, One Week on the Internet,” all under the direction of Janna Quitney Anderson. For contact regarding Imagining the Internet, send e-mail to email@example.com. The university site is http://www.elon.edu/.
Predictions inspire lively discussion about the future and help stakeholders prepare to make adjustments to meet the needs associated with technological change. Those who think about the future are best poised to influence it.
Many futurists, scientists, and long-term thinkers today argue that the acceleration of technological change over the past decade has greatly increased the importance of strategic vision. Technology innovations will continue to impact us. The question is whether