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What do you think about artificial intelligence systems that can outperform humans?
  • They are revolutionary tools for solving problems facing humanity. (22%, 8 Votes)
  • They won't change the world, but they have many practical, beneficial applications. (14%, 5 Votes)
  • There's a danger that humans will lose control of AI and there will be grave consequences. (14%, 5 Votes)
  • Some of their so-called big accomplishments, such as beating humans at games, are trivial and overhyped. (31%, 11 Votes)
  • AI is one more reason to consider living completely off the grid. (19%, 7 Votes)

Total Votes: 36

Poll Open: April 19, 2021
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Posted April 19, 2021 through April 26, 2021 (36 Votes)


If my employer requires me to return to the company's office full-time to perform my job, I will...
  • Agree, because I like my job regardless of where I perform my duties. (20%, 10 Votes)
  • Comply, because I can't afford to lose my current job. (16%, 8 Votes)
  • Go with the flow, but start looking for different employment. (16%, 8 Votes)
  • Resign immediately, so I can dedicate all of my time to find a job that better suits my needs. (16%, 8 Votes)
  • Try to negotiate a hybrid work from home / work in office arrangement with my employer. (32%, 15 Votes)

Total Votes: 49

Poll Open: April 12, 2021
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Posted April 12, 2021 through April 19, 2021 (49 Votes)


Which best describes what you think about requiring Covid-19 "vaccine passports?"
  • It will prompt more people to take the vaccine to help end the virus. (16%, 11 Votes)
  • It will lessen restrictions and provide more freedom for individuals. (15%, 10 Votes)
  • It is a violation of privacy and civil liberties. (39%, 26 Votes)
  • It will lead to stigma and discrimination. (19%, 13 Votes)
  • It will encourage counterfeits and other criminal activities. (11%, 7 Votes)

Total Votes: 67

Poll Open: April 5, 2021
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Posted April 5, 2021 through April 12, 2021 (67 Votes)


When I purchase a digital gift card it's usually...
  • because I like the convenience and cost savings of instant delivery, regardless of my recipient's location (0%, 0 Votes)
  • because I've procrastinated and need my gift delivered ASAP (22%, 2 Votes)
  • so my recipient has options when choosing their gift (56%, 5 Votes)
  • to avoid in-person interaction and/or commuting to retail stores (0%, 0 Votes)
  • to support local businesses (22%, 2 Votes)

Total Votes: 9

Poll Open: March 29, 2021
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Posted March 29, 2021 through April 5, 2021 (9 Votes)


Which would be the greatest benefit of providing Internet connectivity to rural areas?
  • A smarter, more productive population as a result of remote learning opportunities (46%, 11 Votes)
  • Better health care, given more people have access to online service providers (4%, 1 Vote)
  • Improvements to the food supply chain from innovation and additional services accessible to the farming industry (8%, 2 Votes)
  • More employment opportunities for workers and a larger labor pool for organizations (29%, 7 Votes)
  • Traveling in remote areas would be safer, more convenient and desirable, with dependable Internet access (13%, 3 Votes)

Total Votes: 24

Poll Open: March 22, 2021
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Posted March 22, 2021 through March 29, 2021 (24 Votes)


How do you normally dispose of an electronic item that you no longer need?
  • Deliver it to a manufacturer or retailer that has a recycling or trade-in program (13%, 4 Votes)
  • Donate it to an organization or give it free to someone (31%, 10 Votes)
  • Give it to my local municipality's electronics recycling program or a certified e-waste recycler (31%, 10 Votes)
  • Sell it (3%, 1 Vote)
  • Toss it in the trash (22%, 7 Votes)

Total Votes: 32

Poll Open: March 15, 2021
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Posted March 15, 2021 through March 22, 2021 (32 Votes)


Which in-person activity do you most want to resume when the pandemic is over?
  • Attend my place of worship (20%, 8 Votes)
  • Frequent bars, clubs or restaurants (3%, 1 Vote)
  • Gather with family or friends (30%, 12 Votes)
  • Go to entertainment or sporting events (8%, 3 Votes)
  • Join colleagues at work or business events (3%, 1 Vote)
  • Participate in group athletics or exercise (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Return to my school (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Take my children to their school (3%, 1 Vote)
  • Travel (33%, 13 Votes)
  • Visit my health practitioners (0%, 1 Vote)

Total Votes: 40

Poll Open: March 8, 2021
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Posted March 8, 2021 through March 15, 2021 (40 Votes)


Which COVID-19 vaccine would you prefer to receive if offered to you today?
  • Johnson & Johnson (14%, 14 Votes)
  • Moderna (3%, 3 Votes)
  • Pfizer-BioNTech (16%, 16 Votes)
  • I'll take any COVID-19 vaccine that is made available to me right now. (31%, 32 Votes)
  • I'm not sure. I need more time to make an educated decision. (6%, 6 Votes)
  • I'm not interested in getting a COVID-19 vaccine at this time. (30%, 31 Votes)

Total Votes: 102

Poll Open: March 1, 2021
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Posted March 1, 2021 through March 8, 2021 (102 Votes)


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)


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