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Considering the drastic increase of fuel costs, which best describes your view of employers forcing remote workers to return to the office?
  • It is unfair for employers to force workers to pay more to commute to the office if working remotely is possible. (38%, 28 Votes)
  • If the organization compensates workers for the extra cost to get to work, at least somewhat, that seems like a fair compromise. (26%, 19 Votes)
  • Higher transportation cost is not a good reason to change in-office attendance policies. (36%, 27 Votes)

Total Votes: 74

Poll Open: March 14, 2022
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Posted March 14, 2022 through March 21, 2022 (74 Votes)


What first motivated you to consider a VPN?
  • Fear of devices being hacked and data stolen or corrupted (38%, 22 Votes)
  • Finding better rates offered to other locations when shopping or booking travel (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Identity protection when using public Wi-Fi or working remotely (12%, 7 Votes)
  • Internet service provider throttling bandwidth (10%, 6 Votes)
  • Privacy from government agencies (19%, 11 Votes)
  • Using remote servers to bypass geo-restrictions by content providers and entertainment services (16%, 9 Votes)

Total Votes: 58

Poll Open: March 7, 2022
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Posted March 7, 2022 through March 14, 2022 (58 Votes)


As a group, Big Tech companies are doing enough to help with the crisis in Ukraine: agree or disagree?
  • Strongly agree (13%, 10 Votes)
  • Somewhat agree (19%, 15 Votes)
  • Neither agree nor disagree (23%, 18 Votes)
  • Somewhat disagree (22%, 17 Votes)
  • Strongly disagree (23%, 17 Votes)

Total Votes: 77

Poll Open: February 28, 2022
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Posted February 28, 2022 through March 7, 2022 (77 Votes)


Will the Amazon Prime price increase cause you to cancel your subscription?
  • Yes - I do not use Prime services enough to justify the higher cost. (52%, 59 Votes)
  • Maybe - I will monitor my use of Prime services until the rate hike takes effect on my account and make a decision by then. (18%, 20 Votes)
  • Not Yet - I will buy myself a gift subscription before the price increase and activate it when my current membership expires to extend the lower rate for one more year. (6%, 7 Votes)
  • No - Despite the higher price, Amazon Prime services are still worth it. (24%, 27 Votes)

Total Votes: 113

Poll Open: February 21, 2022
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Posted February 21, 2022 through February 28, 2022 (113 Votes)


When I contact customer service by phone and I'm offered a callback instead of waiting in queue, I...
  • Normally choose the callback regardless of the wait so I don't waste any time on hold. (17%, 13 Votes)
  • Choose the callback only if it's a long wait in queue. (28%, 21 Votes)
  • Rarely choose to be called back. I prefer to wait for a representative when the issue is fresh in my mind. (32%, 24 Votes)
  • Hang up and try again another time. (23%, 17 Votes)

Total Votes: 75

Poll Open: February 14, 2022
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Posted February 14, 2022 through February 21, 2022 (75 Votes)


What is your reaction when learning that a business in your area eliminates indoor mask requirements?
  • I am more likely to visit those locations. (28%, 26 Votes)
  • I am less likely to visit those locations. (44%, 41 Votes)
  • I am not influenced one way or another. (19%, 18 Votes)
  • Not applicable -- the government in my area still requires masks at indoor locations. (9%, 9 Votes)

Total Votes: 94

Poll Open: February 7, 2022
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Posted February 7, 2022 through February 14, 2022 (94 Votes)


Should the Super Bowl be played on Saturday instead of Sunday?
  • Yes -- Business would benefit from workers not calling in sick the day after; restaurants and bars would do better with a Saturday game; and fans outside the U.S. could watch on their weekend. (36%, 30 Votes)
  • No -- Super Bowl Sunday is a tradition that should not be broken; Sunday is a day off for a majority of workers and the most convenient day for get-togethers. (31%, 26 Votes)
  • Maybe -- Let's try it once and see how it goes. (33%, 27 Votes)

Total Votes: 83

Poll Open: January 31, 2022
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Posted January 31, 2022 through February 7, 2022 (83 Votes)


When considering an electronic vehicle for personal use, which is most important to you?
  • Battery range (38%, 25 Votes)
  • Charging options (17%, 11 Votes)
  • Passenger room and cargo space (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Purchase price and maintenance costs (40%, 26 Votes)

Total Votes: 65

Poll Open: January 24, 2022
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Posted January 24, 2022 through January 31, 2022 (65 Votes)


How does the quality of customer service delivered by government compare to that of the private sector?
  • Government customer service is far superior. (4%, 2 Votes)
  • Government customer service is slightly better. (4%, 2 Votes)
  • Government and private sector customer service are about the same. (36%, 20 Votes)
  • Private sector customer service is slightly better. (14%, 8 Votes)
  • Private sector customer service is far superior. (42%, 24 Votes)

Total Votes: 56

Poll Open: January 17, 2022
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Posted January 17, 2022 through January 24, 2022 (56 Votes)


What is your experience with cryptocurrency so far?
  • I've made lots of money. (4%, 5 Votes)
  • I've had my ups and downs but overall I'm ahead. (11%, 13 Votes)
  • I'm about even. (9%, 11 Votes)
  • I've lost a little but I'm still in the game. (9%, 11 Votes)
  • I've lost a bunch of money. (6%, 7 Votes)
  • I've not invested in cryptocurrency yet. (61%, 72 Votes)

Total Votes: 119

Poll Open: January 10, 2022
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Posted January 10, 2022 through January 17, 2022 (119 Votes)


Which "tech new year's resolution" is most important to you for 2022?
  • Back up my data more often (19%, 12 Votes)
  • Guard my digital privacy more closely (28%, 18 Votes)
  • Learn more tech skills (25%, 16 Votes)
  • Make sure my children's technology is safe (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Purge my devices of digital clutter (9%, 6 Votes)
  • Set limits on my personal screen time (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Shop for less-expensive internet or TV service (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Use a wearable device to monitor my health/fitness (8%, 5 Votes)

Total Votes: 64

Poll Open: January 3, 2022
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Posted January 3, 2022 through January 10, 2022 (64 Votes)


When it's suggested that a Tesla phone could take meaningful market share away from other smartphone makers, I...
  • Completely agree (20%, 42 Votes)
  • Think it's quite possible, though not a certainty (20%, 43 Votes)
  • Am not sure but wouldn't rule it out (20%, 43 Votes)
  • Doubt that could happen anytime in the foreseeable future (24%, 50 Votes)
  • Thoroughly disagree (16%, 32 Votes)

Total Votes: 210

Poll Open: December 13, 2021
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Posted December 13, 2021 through January 3, 2022 (210 Votes)


Should employers consider job seekers' social media posts when hiring?
  • Yes -- Online activity is a reflection of conduct and an indicator of how a person will represent an employer. (44%, 27 Votes)
  • Possibly -- Only if the job requires the applicant to represent the company in a public capacity. (31%, 19 Votes)
  • No -- Employers have no business prying into candidates' social media posts. (25%, 16 Votes)

Total Votes: 62

Poll Open: December 6, 2021
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Posted December 6, 2021 through December 13, 2021 (62 Votes)


Which most influences your decision to accept a LinkedIn invite from a stranger?
  • Groups or interests we have in common (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Personal message they included with the invitation (6%, 2 Votes)
  • Relevance of their industry or experience to my own (21%, 7 Votes)
  • Size of their network and/or how many connections we have in common (9%, 3 Votes)
  • Thoroughness and credibility of their LinkedIn profile (3%, 1 Vote)
  • All of the above -- I am meticulous about whom I allow in my network (53%, 18 Votes)
  • None of the above -- I accept all LinkedIn invites (8%, 3 Votes)

Total Votes: 34

Poll Open: November 29, 2021
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Posted November 29, 2021 through December 6, 2021 (34 Votes)


Which cybersecurity hazard do you fear the most as an individual?
  • Identity theft (24%, 55 Votes)
  • Inability to access financial institutions (3%, 6 Votes)
  • Infrastructure systems such as water and electricity being disabled (7%, 17 Votes)
  • Invasion of personal privacy (22%, 51 Votes)
  • Permanent loss of data on personal computer or smartphone (44%, 105 Votes)

Total Votes: 234

Poll Open: November 22, 2021
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Posted November 22, 2021 through November 29, 2021 (234 Votes)


When shopping for cable/satellite TV or streaming services, what are your top three determiners?
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