I’m a Digital Collaborator. What kind of tech users are you?

May 20th, 2009 Karine Joly 46 Comments

The Pew Internet and American Life Project released, in March 2009, a typology of tech users incorporating attitudes towards the mobile web (which was an addition compared to their previous typology I wrote about in May 2007) in a report titled “The Mobile Difference.”

10 user categories were identified as described in this table below:

typology-summary-infographic

Two days ago was released an online quiz composed of 14 questions to help you place yourself in one of these categories in the Pew Internet Project’s Typology of Information and Communication Technology Users

I filled out the survey and got the verdict the Pew’s verdict: I’m a Digital Collaborator – and part of a minority group – only 8% of the population.

If you are a Digital Collaborator, you use information technology to work with and share your creations with others. You are enthusiastic about how ICTs help you connect with others and confident in how to manage digital devices and information. For you, the digital commons can be a camp, a lab, or a theater group – places to gather with others to develop something new.

I bet many readers of this blog are probably digital collaborators as well.

Let’s try to find out!
Please take the quiz and post YOUR resulting type in a comment.