Archive for February 2018

Human Labor In 2030 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Infographic: Labor 2030

Demographics, automation and inequality have the potential to dramatically reshape our world in the 2020s and beyond. The collision of these forces could trigger economic disruption far greater than we have experienced over the past 60 years.

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Smart Speaker Ownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

Infographic: Smart Speaker Ownership

One in six Americans now own a smart speaker, according to new research out this week from NPR and Edison Research – a figure that’s up 128 percent from January, 2017. Amazon’s Echo speakers are still in the lead, the report says, as 11 percent now own an Amazon Alexa device compared with 4 percent who own a Google Home product.

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Voice Assistant Use By Daypart [TABLE]

Table: Voice Assistant Use By Daypart

After a surge this past holiday season – when 4% of U.S. adults reported they acquired their first smart speaker device — ownership is up 128% since January 2017, to now one in six Americans (16%) having a smart speaker.

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