Thanks to multiple requests, and our hope to be useful and responsive to our audience, the Pew Research Center posted a preliminary version of the September 2012 health survey data. Please note that this version includes the topline, questionnaire, CSV file, and SPSS file. Here’s an explanation of our data resources if you have questions about […]
If the health geek tribe had its own “Most Viewed” ranking on the New York Times site today, “Big Data is Great. But So Is Intuition” by Steve Lohr would be near the top. Everyone I respect (who’s awake, reading, and sharing) is tweeting about it. Lohr writes: Big Data proponents point to the Internet […]
– Joseph Newton Pew Jr., 1946 (a key part of the history of the Pew Charitable Trusts) I explain why this has become one of my mottos in an interview with Chris Snider: Just Talking.
“People who think that people with disabilities can’t do anything, that we’re fragile and in need. People who think we are inspirational and think we can fly to the moon if we wanted to. People who treat us like everyone else, who know that we’ll ask for help if we need it but otherwise we’re […]
I can’t imagine conducting research, especially about the internet, without welcoming people into the process, so I wrote up some examples of how I use social tools in my work.
One of the “top tweets” of this week’s Health Datapalooza was one I dashed off on my way to the event: 1 in 4 U.S. internet users track their own health data online – @pewinternet pewrsr.ch/khtiMB #healthdata — SusannahFox (@SusannahFox) June 5, 2012 It was great to see how this research tidbit was treated like […]