Polls Archive

Which type of digital advertising is most likely to attract your favorable attention?
  • Ads based on my interests (15%, 4 Votes)
  • Ads designed to grab my attention, e.g. pop-ups, autoplay (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Audio ads (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Email ads from sources I've authorized to contact me (22%, 6 Votes)
  • Informational articles on products/services (52%, 14 Votes)
  • Social media ads (4%, 1 Vote)
  • Straightforward banner ads (4%, 1 Vote)
  • Video ads (3%, 1 Vote)

Total Votes: 27

Poll Open: February 22, 2021
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Posted February 22, 2021 through March 1, 2021 (27 Votes)



Where do you find yourself doing most of your work-from-home activities?
  • Attic or Basement (8%, 3 Votes)
  • Bedroom: Primary (17%, 6 Votes)
  • Bedroom: Secondary or Converted (31%, 11 Votes)
  • Den or Living Room (14%, 5 Votes)
  • Garage (3%, 1 Vote)
  • Guest House or Outside Structure (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Kitchen or Dining Area (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Library or Pre-Designed Office (22%, 8 Votes)
  • Spare Corner (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Studio (5%, 2 Votes)

Total Votes: 36

Poll Open: February 15, 2021
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Posted February 15, 2021 through February 22, 2021 (36 Votes)



Will you consider an electronic vehicle for your next automobile purchase?
  • Absolutely -- I already own an EV and I love it. I'll never go back to a gas-powered vehicle. (2%, 1 Vote)
  • Yes -- EVs are better for the environment, electricity is less expensive than gasoline, and maintenance costs are less than conventional cars. (25%, 16 Votes)
  • Possibly -- I like the advantages of EVs but I'm concerned about the range between charges, charging station availability, and the time it takes to recharge. (14%, 9 Votes)
  • Probably Not -- EVs are too expensive, charging station availability is inadequate, and there are not enough vehicles on the market to choose from. (48%, 30 Votes)
  • Definitely Not - I do not need or want to own any type of automobile. (11%, 7 Votes)

Total Votes: 63

Poll Open: February 8, 2021
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Posted February 8, 2021 through February 15, 2021 (63 Votes)



Should security cameras with facial recognition technology be permitted for use in public places?
  • Yes -- Facial recognition technology is an important tool for security, public safety, and to help law enforcement identify criminals and locate missing people. (5%, 4 Votes)
  • Not Yet -- The technology could be beneficial but still needs improvement to eliminate misidentification errors that do more harm than good. (12%, 9 Votes)
  • No -- The use of facial recognition technology in public places is an invasion of privacy, a violation of personal rights and freedom, and creates opportunities for fraud, ID theft and other crimes. (83%, 60 Votes)

Total Votes: 73

Poll Open: February 1, 2021
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Posted February 1, 2021 through February 8, 2021 (73 Votes)



What is your opinion of technology's place in the world?
  • Technology could be used to solve most of the world's problems if properly applied. (33%, 7 Votes)
  • Technology creates more problems than it solves. (5%, 1 Vote)
  • Some technologies are inherently good, and some are inherently evil. (19%, 4 Votes)
  • I accept technology's risks in order to enjoy its benefits. (14%, 3 Votes)
  • I'd like to go back in time to an era when technology was far less prevalent. (19%, 4 Votes)
  • I'd like to go forward in time to a more technologically advanced era. (10%, 2 Votes)

Total Votes: 21

Poll Open: January 25, 2021
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Posted January 25, 2021 through February 1, 2021 (21 Votes)



Which of these tech skills will provide the best career opportunities during the next five years?
  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (29%, 10 Votes)
  • Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Blockchain (18%, 6 Votes)
  • Cloud Computing (12%, 4 Votes)
  • Cybersecurity (15%, 5 Votes)
  • Data Analytics / Data Science (9%, 3 Votes)
  • Digital Marketing (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Edge Computing / Internet of Things (3%, 1 Vote)
  • IT Support (9%, 3 Votes)
  • Mobile or Web Application Development (5%, 2 Votes)

Total Votes: 34

Poll Open: January 18, 2021
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Posted January 18, 2021 through January 25, 2021 (34 Votes)



Which of these topics being featured at CES 2021 interest you most?
  • 5G & Internet of Things (11%, 2 Votes)
  • Advertising, Entertainment & Content (5%, 1 Vote)
  • Automotive Technologies (21%, 4 Votes)
  • Blockchain / Cryptocurrency (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Esports / Sports Tech (5%, 1 Vote)
  • Health & Wellness (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Home & Family (21%, 4 Votes)
  • Immersive Entertainment & Gaming (16%, 3 Votes)
  • Product Design & Manufacturing (16%, 3 Votes)
  • Robotics & Machine Intelligence (5%, 1 Vote)

Total Votes: 19

Poll Open: January 11, 2021
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Posted January 11, 2021 through January 18, 2021 (19 Votes)



What's your opinion of cryptocurrency as an investment vehicle in 2021?
  • I'm Bullish. Digital currencies will redefine finance and provide huge returns this year. (24%, 10 Votes)
  • I'm Uncertain. I like the upside potential, but price volatility, cybersecurity issues, and regulations are serious downside considerations. (32%, 13 Votes)
  • I'm Bearish. Cryptos have no inherent value and are too risky for me to consider. (32%, 13 Votes)
  • I still do not understand cryptocurrency enough to justify an investment. (12%, 5 Votes)

Total Votes: 41

Poll Open: January 4, 2021
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Posted January 4, 2021 through January 11, 2021 (41 Votes)



Which "technology new year's resolution" is most important to you for 2021?
  • Back up my data more often (31%, 4 Votes)
  • Get a password manager (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Learn more tech skills (38%, 5 Votes)
  • Revamp my desk/work area (8%, 1 Vote)
  • Set limits on my personal screen time (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Shop for less expensive wireless, Internet or TV service (15%, 2 Votes)
  • Use a contact tracing app to help fight the pandemic (8%, 1 Vote)
  • Use a wearable monitor to improve my fitness/health (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Votes: 13

Poll Open: December 28, 2020
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Posted December 28, 2020 through January 4, 2021 (13 Votes)



What is your opinion about government regulation of the U.S. tech industry?
  • Big tech companies abuse their monopoly power and must be kept in check. (56%, 23 Votes)
  • Stronger regulations to protect consumer data definitely are needed. (37%, 15 Votes)
  • Regulations stifle innovation and should be kept to a bare minimum. (2%, 1 Vote)
  • Over-regulation could give China and other nations an unfair advantage. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Outdated antitrust laws should be updated prior to serious regulatory efforts. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Tech companies should regulate themselves to avoid government intervention. (5%, 2 Votes)

Total Votes: 41

Poll Open: December 21, 2020
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Posted December 21, 2020 through December 28, 2020 (41 Votes)



Which Web browser do you believe is the safest to use?
  • Brave (14%, 33 Votes)
  • Chromium (2%, 6 Votes)
  • Firefox (35%, 85 Votes)
  • Google Chrome (5%, 11 Votes)
  • Internet Explorer (0%, 1 Vote)
  • Microsoft Edge (1%, 3 Votes)
  • Opera (2%, 5 Votes)
  • Safari (2%, 5 Votes)
  • Tor (17%, 42 Votes)
  • Vivaldi (22%, 50 Votes)

Total Votes: 241

Poll Open: December 14, 2020
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Posted December 14, 2020 through December 21, 2020 (241 Votes)



Which household chore would you most like to replace with a robot or autonomous device?
  • Cleaning Barbecue Grill (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Cleaning Rain Gutters (9%, 3 Votes)
  • Cleaning Swimming Pool (3%, 1 Vote)
  • Cleaning Toilets (9%, 3 Votes)
  • Cleaning Windows (14%, 5 Votes)
  • Folding Laundry (6%, 2 Votes)
  • Ironing Clothes (20%, 7 Votes)
  • Mopping Floors (14%, 5 Votes)
  • Mowing Lawn (11%, 4 Votes)
  • Vacuuming Carpets (14%, 5 Votes)

Total Votes: 35

Poll Open: December 7, 2020
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Posted December 7, 2020 through December 14, 2020 (35 Votes)



Which of these technology gifts would you most like to receive?
  • Portable Power Charger (6%, 2 Votes)
  • Remote Video Monitoring System (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Smart Speaker (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Smart Thermostat (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Smart Watch (9%, 3 Votes)
  • Streaming TV Player (6%, 2 Votes)
  • Video Doorbell (0%, 0 Votes)
  • VR Gaming Headset (28%, 9 Votes)
  • WiFi Signal Booster (19%, 6 Votes)
  • Wireless Earbuds / Headphones (32%, 10 Votes)

Total Votes: 32

Poll Open: November 30, 2020
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Posted November 30, 2020 through December 7, 2020 (32 Votes)



When considering an online-only dealer to purchase an automobile, which is most important to you?
  • 30-day low price guarantee (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Comprehensive and verifiable vehicle inspection policy (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Extended warranty protection plan provided by the dealer (7%, 1 Vote)
  • Full money back return policy with no questions asked for at least a week after delivery (13%, 2 Votes)
  • The dealer has many outstanding reviews, and few or no complaints. (7%, 1 Vote)
  • I would not consider buying a vehicle from an online-only dealer. (73%, 11 Votes)

Total Votes: 15

Poll Open: November 23, 2020
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Posted November 23, 2020 through November 30, 2020 (15 Votes)



Which one of these services you used for the first time during the pandemic are you most glad you tried?
  • Contactless Payments (15%, 4 Votes)
  • Curbside Pickup (12%, 3 Votes)
  • Grocery or Meal Delivery (23%, 6 Votes)
  • Online Banking (4%, 1 Vote)
  • Remote Education (12%, 3 Votes)
  • Streaming Entertainment (8%, 2 Votes)
  • Telehealth / Telemedicine (12%, 3 Votes)
  • Video Calls with Family or Friends (4%, 1 Vote)
  • Video Meetings for Business (12%, 3 Votes)
  • Virtual Fitness Instruction (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Votes: 26

Poll Open: November 16, 2020
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Posted November 16, 2020 through November 23, 2020 (26 Votes)



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