Polls Archive

How soon do you plan to get a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available?
  • I will get vaccinated as soon as possible, even if the overall effectiveness is not yet proven. (19%, 17 Votes)
  • I will wait long enough to be sure that the first groups of the population who are vaccinated experience no harmful effects. (37%, 33 Votes)
  • I will wait to find out if improved vaccines become available after the first batch is widely distributed to the public. (13%, 12 Votes)
  • I do not plan to get a COVID-19 vaccine. (31%, 27 Votes)

Total Votes: 89

Poll Open: November 9, 2020
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Posted November 9, 2020 through November 16, 2020 (89 Votes)



Are you concerned about any privacy risks associated with voice-controlled devices?
  • Yes. I refuse to have a voice-controlled device in my home. (77%, 64 Votes)
  • Somewhat. There is cause for concern, but adequate consumer controls can alleviate the risk. (13%, 11 Votes)
  • I'm OK with voice-controlled assistants in phones, but not in home speakers. (4%, 3 Votes)
  • It's not an issue. The major tech companies already know everything about me. (4%, 3 Votes)
  • No. The benefits of convenience outweigh the risks. (2%, 2 Votes)

Total Votes: 83

Poll Open: November 2, 2020
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Posted November 2, 2020 through November 9, 2020 (83 Votes)



Which product review rating most influences your decision to make a purchase?
  • 5 Stars - I want to learn why others think the product is awesome. (24%, 4 Votes)
  • 4 Stars - I want to know what's liked, along with minor flaws. (18%, 3 Votes)
  • 3 Stars - I want to find out why the product is neither loved nor hated. (35%, 6 Votes)
  • 2 Stars - I want to learn why others find the defects to outweigh the benefits. (6%, 1 Vote)
  • 1 Star - I want to know why others think the product is awful. (17%, 3 Votes)

Total Votes: 17

Poll Open: October 26, 2020
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Posted October 26, 2020 through November 2, 2020 (17 Votes)



How will the pandemic influence your holiday shopping habits this year?
  • I will shop online exclusively, for my own safety and to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. (15%, 6 Votes)
  • I will do some shopping online, and some in-person because I want to support merchants in my area. (38%, 15 Votes)
  • I will shop online definitely, and I will consider local retailers -- but only if they provide curbside service. (5%, 2 Votes)
  • I will only shop in-person because the risks associated with e-commerce outweigh my chance of catching COVID-19. (10%, 4 Votes)
  • I will not do any holiday shopping this year due to circumstances related to the pandemic. (32%, 12 Votes)

Total Votes: 39

Poll Open: October 19, 2020
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Posted October 19, 2020 through October 26, 2020 (39 Votes)



Which social media platform is most guilty of unfair censorship?
  • Facebook (36%, 18 Votes)
  • Instagram (4%, 2 Votes)
  • LinkedIn (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Pinterest (2%, 1 Vote)
  • Reddit (6%, 3 Votes)
  • Tumblr (2%, 1 Vote)
  • Twitter (26%, 13 Votes)
  • YouTube (24%, 12 Votes)

Total Votes: 50

Poll Open: October 12, 2020
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Posted October 12, 2020 through October 19, 2020 (50 Votes)



Do misspellings on a website negatively influence your decision to do business with a product or service provider?
  • Yes -- Spelling errors reflect a lack of attention to detail and diminish my confidence in the provider. (59%, 41 Votes)
  • Possibly -- One inconspicuous misspelled word is excusable. However, multiple or glaring misspellings are indicators of other problems with the business. (30%, 21 Votes)
  • No -- If the provider has a product or service I need, their spelling ability is immaterial to my decision to do business with them. (11%, 8 Votes)

Total Votes: 70

Poll Open: October 5, 2020
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Posted October 5, 2020 through October 12, 2020 (70 Votes)



Which region do you believe the most cybercrime originates from?
  • Africa (5%, 5 Votes)
  • Asia-Pacific (44%, 45 Votes)
  • Eastern Europe (30%, 31 Votes)
  • Europe (11%, 11 Votes)
  • Latin America (1%, 1 Vote)
  • Middle East (3%, 3 Votes)
  • North America (6%, 6 Votes)

Total Votes: 102

Poll Open: September 28, 2020
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Posted September 28, 2020 through October 5, 2020 (102 Votes)



When considering a new smartwatch, which feature set is most important to you?
  • Alerts and Notifications (12%, 3 Votes)
  • Calls and Messaging (24%, 6 Votes)
  • Clock and Time Tracking (16%, 4 Votes)
  • Contactless Payments and Banking (4%, 1 Vote)
  • Design and Personalization (8%, 2 Votes)
  • GPS and Maps (4%, 1 Vote)
  • Health and Fitness (24%, 6 Votes)
  • Music and Video (8%, 2 Votes)

Total Votes: 25

Poll Open: September 21, 2020
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Posted September 21, 2020 through September 28, 2020 (25 Votes)



What is the greatest challenge to organizations implementing Artificial Intelligence?
  • A shortage of talent with the skills to utilize AI to its full potential. (14%, 4 Votes)
  • AI can be expensive and the return on investment is questionable to decision makers. (10%, 3 Votes)
  • AI is an unfamiliar and complex technology that is not yet fully trusted. (28%, 8 Votes)
  • AI has its own set of cybersecurity concerns which require additional resources. (10%, 3 Votes)
  • The dependability of AI technology is still in doubt. (17%, 5 Votes)
  • Many view AI as an unnecessary luxury. (21%, 6 Votes)

Total Votes: 29

Poll Open: September 14, 2020
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Posted September 14, 2020 through September 21, 2020 (29 Votes)



Which search engine do you trust the most to provide unbiased results with no hidden agenda?
  • Ask (1%, 1 Vote)
  • Bing (0%, 0 Votes)
  • DuckDuckGo (68%, 92 Votes)
  • Google (8%, 11 Votes)
  • Yahoo (1%, 1 Vote)
  • I trust them all equally to provide unbiased results. (1%, 1 Vote)
  • I trust none of them to provide unbiased results. (21%, 29 Votes)

Total Votes: 135

Poll Open: September 7, 2020
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Posted September 7, 2020 through September 14, 2020 (135 Votes)



What is your overall rating of customer service wait times during the pandemic?
  • Excellent - Efforts by organizations to adjust to unprecedented circumstances have resulted in shorter wait times. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Good - Considering the breadth of unexpected challenges, wait times are reasonable. (20%, 3 Votes)
  • Neutral - The pandemic has had no noticeable effect on customer service wait times. (27%, 4 Votes)
  • Needs Work - Most wait times are too long and more must be done to deal with the demand for customer service. (33%, 5 Votes)
  • Terrible - Entities have failed to adapt which has resulted in excessively long wait times. (20%, 3 Votes)

Total Votes: 15

Poll Open: August 31, 2020
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Posted August 31, 2020 through September 7, 2020 (15 Votes)



If drones are used to deliver packages, which safety issue worries you the most?
  • Accidents caused by inclement weather (5%, 2 Votes)
  • Bad actors hijacking drones to cause intentional harm (25%, 10 Votes)
  • Drones and/or packages falling from the sky due to power loss or software malfunction (38%, 15 Votes)
  • Human error associated with any part of the endeavor (15%, 6 Votes)
  • Overcrowded skies with insufficient air traffic control (17%, 7 Votes)

Total Votes: 40

Poll Open: August 24, 2020
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Posted August 24, 2020 through August 31, 2020 (40 Votes)



When working remotely or from home, which hours do you most prefer to work?
  • Predawn - I'm an early riser and most productive when I start work before sunrise. (7%, 3 Votes)
  • Morning - I prefer to do essential work early so I have time for what comes up later in the day. (30%, 14 Votes)
  • Midday - I'm most focused in the middle of the day and find that's when most business gets done. (20%, 9 Votes)
  • Evening - It's quieter, so I'm more relaxed and able to concentrate. (17%, 8 Votes)
  • Overnight - I'm a "night owl" and like to work when most others are asleep and there are fewer distractions. (26%, 12 Votes)

Total Votes: 46

Poll Open: August 17, 2020
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Posted August 17, 2020 through August 24, 2020 (46 Votes)



How important is the availability of curbside service when you consider a physical store to do your shopping?
  • Critically Important - I will not shop at an establishment that does not provide curbside service. (11%, 3 Votes)
  • Quite Important - During the pandemic I prefer not to go inside a physical location. Still, I will consider a business that does not offer curbside service. (25%, 7 Votes)
  • Somewhat Important - I like a curbside option, but it’s not part of my decision-making process when I choose where to shop. (14%, 4 Votes)
  • Not Important - I do not use curbside pickup. When I go out to shop I want to select everything myself. (50%, 14 Votes)

Total Votes: 28

Poll Open: August 10, 2020
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Posted August 10, 2020 through August 17, 2020 (28 Votes)



Which Big Tech CEO that testified at the Congressional Antitrust Hearing on July 29 is the most trustworthy?
  • Jeff Bezos of Amazon (3%, 3 Votes)
  • Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Sundar Pichai of Google (5%, 4 Votes)
  • Tim Cook of Apple (9%, 8 Votes)
  • All of them are equally trustworthy to some extent. (3%, 3 Votes)
  • None of them are trustworthy whatsoever. (80%, 70 Votes)

Total Votes: 88

Poll Open: August 3, 2020
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Posted August 3, 2020 through August 10, 2020 (88 Votes)



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