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What do you think of digital assistants like Siri, Google Now, Cortana and Alexa?

Posted September 30, 2016 through October 7, 2016 (483 Votes)
They're part of my daily life -- very helpful.
7.87%
I use them, but they're not all that smart.
24.64%
They're like lurking spies -- I don't like them.
28.99%
It's annoying that all the assistants are predominantly "female."
4.76%
I've never used one.
33.75%


What do you think of politically inspired Internet memes?

Posted September 23, 2016 through September 30, 2016 (339 Votes)
They tend to be brutally honest about their targets.
16.52%
They're usually cheap shots based on lies.
10.32%
They're often stupid but amusing.
27.43%
They can have a dangerous influence on uninformed people.
30.68%
They don't impress me one way or the other.
15.04%


What do you think of Twitter broadcasting content on TV?

Posted September 16, 2016 through September 23, 2016 (237 Votes)
It's great -- I'll be watching more things live now.
17.72%
It's limited -- cool for sports but not much else.
5.49%
It's interesting -- I plan to check it out.
12.66%
It's annoying -- keep the Internet off my TV!
26.58%
It's disturbing -- social media is becoming too influential.
37.55%


The iPhone 7 is here, and it doesn't have a headphone jack. Your reaction?

Posted September 9, 2016 through September 16, 2016 (845 Votes)
I'm dismayed -- I won't be buying an iPhone 7.
35.86%
I'm not pleased, but I'll buy an iPhone 7 anyway.
8.17%
Another screwy Apple decision -- I hope others don't drop the jack.
30.30%
Good riddance to the headphone jack -- I'll gladly buy an iPhone 7.
11.95%
I don't use the headphone jack on my phone, so I don't care.
13.73%


How concerned are you that hackers might alter results of the upcoming US elections?

Posted September 2, 2016 through September 9, 2016 (495 Votes)
Very worried -- Russia has been tampering.
10.30%
Very worried -- government IT security is notoriously weak.
11.11%
Somewhat concerned -- anything can happen this election cycle.
13.33%
Somewhat concerned -- precautions should be taken.
13.54%
Doesn't faze me -- the issue is overhyped.
18.38%
What -- me worry? -- the elections are rigged anyway.
33.33%


How do you feel about technology and security?

Posted August 26, 2016 through September 2, 2016 (393 Votes)
Very insecure -- I would gladly pay extra for better security.
19.85%
Very insecure -- I'm using technology less as a result.
18.07%
Very insecure -- but I'm willing to make the trade-off.
10.94%
Secure enough -- I take reasonable precautions.
39.95%
Secure enough -- I'm not a likely target.
7.38%
Very secure -- I trust tech companies to protect me.
3.82%


Windows 10 is no longer free...

Posted August 19, 2016 through August 26, 2016 (872 Votes)
I have it, and I like it.
30.96%
I have it, but I'm not sold yet.
16.28%
I'm considering paying to get it.
0.57%
I tried to upgrade, but it didn't work.
6.42%
I'm happy with the Windows version I have.
22.94%
I don't use Windows.
22.82%


What should be done to stop cyberbullying among young people?

Posted August 12, 2016 through August 19, 2016 (437 Votes)
Victims of cyberbullying should press criminal charges.
22.20%
Schools should strongly discipline students for cyberbullying.
12.36%
Parents, not schools, should educate and discipline their children.
17.62%
Internet services should ban cyberbullies.
10.53%
Bullying can't be stopped -- kids should learn to shake it off.
19.45%
Adults must set better examples online and in the real world.
17.85%


How has technology most changed your life as a customer?

Posted August 5, 2016 through August 12, 2016 (359 Votes)
I enjoy greater selection and convenience by shopping online.
38.44%
Companies are much more responsive to my problems and interests.
9.75%
Sadly, it has killed a lot of unique, interesting local shops.
23.68%
It has made my credit card and banking information much less secure.
18.11%
It really hasn't changed my experience as a customer that much.
10.03%


About Russia's possible involvement in Democratic Party hack attacks:

Posted July 29, 2016 through August 5, 2016 (584 Votes)
It's highly unlikely that Russia orchestrated the attacks.
6.68%
Russia is behind them, and they're a threat to U.S. democracy.
9.76%
Blaming Russia is just a distraction from damaging leaks.
32.19%
Russia's meddling won't have much effect.
4.62%
If they can expose Clinton, more power to the Russians.
16.10%
Trump's encouragement of Russian cyberspying was irresponsible.
30.65%


Would you drive a Tesla?

Posted July 22, 2016 through July 29, 2016 (590 Votes)
I already do, and I love it!
4.92%
Yes -- if the price were lower.
53.56%
No -- I wouldn't trust its Autopilot.
11.19%
I'd drive an electric car but not a Tesla.
11.02%
I'm not yet sold on electric vehicles.
19.32%


What's your reaction to Pokemon Go?

Posted July 15, 2016 through July 22, 2016 (670 Votes)
I'm a player and there's no going back!
15.67%
I've tried it but I'm not hooked.
12.09%
I haven't tried it but I think AR is interesting.
12.99%
Playing games in the real world could get people hurt.
8.66%
It's just one more way to strip us of our privacy.
8.81%
I'm just not into Pokemon.
41.79%


Has Apple lost its shine?

Posted July 8, 2016 through July 15, 2016 (719 Votes)
Nonsense -- it's still the best company ever!
8.62%
Yes -- when Steve Jobs died, so did the magic.
15.30%
It's not as exciting, but it's still a great company.
32.55%
Apple's shine was just a marketing illusion.
24.90%
The iPhone 7 will mark Apple's comeback.
2.92%
In a few years, Apple will be another BlackBerry.
15.72%


What's your reaction to Hillary Clinton's proposed broadband for all by 2020?

Posted July 1, 2016 through July 8, 2016 (453 Votes)
It's wonderful -- it will close the digital divide.
18.76%
It's a worthy goal, but it can't be done by 2020.
11.26%
It's pie in the sky -- it would be way too costly.
5.74%
It won't happen -- she's just trying to curry tech industry favor.
29.80%
I pay for my broadband -- why should I foot the bill for others?
28.92%
I don't care one way or the other.
5.52%


Live streaming video...

Posted June 24, 2016 through July 1, 2016 (382 Votes)
is the next big thing.
26.18%
is a passing fad.
9.69%
will dramatically improve citizen journalism.
15.45%
will feed a lot more disturbing imagery to the Web.
22.25%
doesn't interest me.
26.44%

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How do you think the tech sector will do under the Trump administration?
Very well -- corporate tax cuts will stimulate growth.
Just OK -- there will be areas of both cooperation and dissent.
Poorly -- education and immigration policies will hurt tech.
Impossible to predict, but I'm optimistic.
Impossible to predict, but I'm pessimistic.
The tech sector will do well regardless of Trump's policies.