Mary Meeker’s essential 2016 Internet Trends Report | TechCrunch #trends #Internet


The fastest way to learn everything going on in tech is to read this report. Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker has become a legend for publishing these compilations of the most critical stats and… READ: Mary Meeker’s essential 2016 Internet Trends Report | TechCrunch

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NMC Horizon #Report: 2015 Library Edition | NMC.org #libraries #emerging #trends #tech


What is on the five-year horizon for academic and research libraries? The NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Library Edition examines key trends, significant challenges, and important developments in technology for their impact on academic and research libraries worldwide. via NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Library Edition | NMC.org. 

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The Most Important Insights From Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends Report | TechCrunch #tech


If you want to understand tech, Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends reports are the closest you’ll get to gospel. Today the Kleiner Perkins partner released her hotly anticipated 2015 edition. But at 197 slides, her presentation can be overwhelming. So we’ve broken down Meeker’s knowledge dump to highlight the most critical data points, and added our analysis so you know what you’re looking at.

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Symantec’s 2015 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 20 | Symantec.com #cybersecurity


2015 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 20 | Symantec
The Internet Security Threat Report provides an overview and analysis of the year in global threat activity. The report is based on data from the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, which Symantec’s analysts use to identify, analyze, and provide commentary on emerging trends in the dynamic threat landscape.

▶ Symantec’s 2015 Internet Security Threat Report: The Cyber Landscape | YouTube.

▶ Symantec’s 2015 Internet Security Threat Report: The Cyber Landscape - YouTube

Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015 | Pew Research Center


Read the summary here: Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015 | Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

Complete Report PDF

Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead | The Chronicle of Higher Education


People now buy songs, not albums. They read articles, not newspapers. So why not mix and match learning “modules” rather than lock into 12-week university courses?

READ: Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead | The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Gartners 2014 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies | Gartner


The journey to digital business is the key theme of Gartner, Inc.s “Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2014.” As the Gartner Hype Cycle celebrates its 20th year, Gartner said that as enterprises set out on the journey to becoming digital businesses, identifying and employing the right technologies at the right time will be critical.

via Gartners 2014 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Maps the Journey to Digital Business.

Pew Research Internet Project [Quiz] » Library User Quiz


What kind of library user are you? Are you a “Library Lover”? An “Information Omnivore”? Or are you totally “Off the Grid”? Take our library engagement quiz to learn how your library habits and attitudes stack up against the general population.

TAKE THE QUIZ » Pew Internet Library User Quiz.

The Most Important Insights From Mary Meeker’s 2014 Internet Trends Report | TechCrunch


A must-read that’s chock full of critical knowledge. Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker’s data dumps have become a highly anticipated event in the tech industry, as her research helps everyone else level up.

The only problem is that the 2014 Internet Trends report is 164 slides of dense data, so we’ve broken it down into a digestible summary of the most important facts, including a look at whether we’re in a bubble.

READ: The Most Important Insights From Mary Meeker’s 2014 Internet Trends Report | TechCrunch.

Link to the PDF of the presentation.

Device & Conquer: SLJ’s 2013 Tech Survey | The Digital Shift


As education technology has evolved, so, too, have the kinds of digital tools that school librarians use with their students, as shown in School Library Journal’s 2013 School Technology Survey. Handheld tablets and devices are coveted items for classroom and instructional use, along with access to online sites and apps that school librarians believe can revolutionize the way they instruct—and the way students learn. More than 750 school librarians responded to SLJ’s survey, representing K–12 public and private schools across the country. According to the data, school librarians make the most of what they have, learning one day and sharing that knowledge the next. They not only make tech tools available for students and teachers, but teach them how to use the tools as well.

Read More: Device & Conquer: SLJ’s 2013 Tech Survey | The Digital Shift.

School Library Journal’s 2013 School Technology Survey