We’re All Techies

The NY Times published a great summary of a survey by Forrester Research early technology. The study surveyed 53,668 households in the United States and Canada by mail. Here is a snapshot of our nation with some stats:

– Half of all American adults are gamers
– Sixty-three percent of American households have a broadband Internet connection
– Three-quarters of American households have cellphones and PCs
– Nearly 10 million American households, out of 118 million, added an HDTV in the last year, a jump of 27 percent over 2007.

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About repplinger

John has served as a Reference Librarian at Willamette University since 2002. He is the liaison to the Science Departments, and is responsible for maintaining the collections related to the life & physical sciences. His research interests range over the entire spectrum of libraries and information sciences, but includes: - Google and its influence on information & society - The Internet's influence on information seeking & sharing behaviors - Trends of scholarly communication - Electronic learning environments - Traditional pedagogy - GIS use in academic libraries

Posted on September 2, 2009, in Technology and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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