Polls Archive

How do you feel about the buildout of 5G mobile networks?
  • Very positive -- It will spark amazing innovations in many fields. (24%, 25 Votes)
  • Somewhat positive -- I'm looking forward to higher speeds. (14%, 15 Votes)
  • Neutral -- It will be nice but it isn't necessary. (33%, 35 Votes)
  • Somewhat negative -- It will require expensive new phones and plans. (14%, 15 Votes)
  • Very negative -- 5G technology might be spreading the coronavirus. (15%, 15 Votes)

Total Votes: 105

Poll Open: June 8, 2020
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Posted June 8, 2020 through June 15, 2020 (105 Votes)


Which technology has the strongest positive or negative impact on race relations?
  • Smartphone cameras, by holding people accountable. (33%, 12 Votes)
  • Twitter, by reporting news as it happens. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Facebook, by providing a platform for discussing the issues. (3%, 1 Vote)
  • YouTube, by exposing viewers to other cultures. (8%, 3 Votes)
  • Twitter, by fueling antagonisms. (28%, 10 Votes)
  • Facebook, by spreading fake news. (28%, 10 Votes)

Total Votes: 36

Poll Open: June 1, 2020
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Posted June 1, 2020 through June 8, 2020 (36 Votes)


Which tech fields currently offer the best job opportunities in light of the pandemic?
  • Call Centers (7%, 2 Votes)
  • Contact Tracing (4%, 1 Vote)
  • E-Commerce (37%, 10 Votes)
  • Online Learning (33%, 9 Votes)
  • Telemedicine (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Video Event Planning (11%, 3 Votes)
  • Virtual Reality Development (8%, 2 Votes)

Total Votes: 27

Poll Open: May 25, 2020
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Posted May 25, 2020 through June 1, 2020 (27 Votes)


What do you see as the best comeback strategy for professional sports?
  • Resume normal schedules and allow fans to return as usual. (23%, 7 Votes)
  • Schedule fewer games and adapt stadiums for fan and employee safety. (16%, 5 Votes)
  • Set strict safety protocols for teams and have games without fans present. (26%, 8 Votes)
  • Have very short seasons with teams playing on a quarantined island. (3%, 1 Vote)
  • Put off games entirely until the virus threat subsides. (32%, 10 Votes)

Total Votes: 31

Poll Open: May 18, 2020
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Posted May 18, 2020 through May 25, 2020 (31 Votes)


Should organizations make permanent adjustments to integrate remote working technologies adopted during the pandemic crisis?
  • Yes -- the shutdown has proven that many jobs can be done just as well remotely. (39%, 33 Votes)
  • Perhaps -- for most operations a hybrid approach probably would be best. (30%, 25 Votes)
  • Maybe -- it really depends on each individual organization. (12%, 10 Votes)
  • Probably not -- processes developed for crisis management have inherent weaknesses. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • No -- for business reasons and for morale, it's important to return completely to normal. (8%, 7 Votes)
  • There's no telling -- the pandemic isn't over. (11%, 9 Votes)

Total Votes: 84

Poll Open: May 11, 2020
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Posted May 11, 2020 through May 18, 2020 (84 Votes)


Where would you most like to see robots used more?
  • Autonomous parcel delivery systems (17%, 13 Votes)
  • Caregiving assistance (9%, 7 Votes)
  • Customer service in retail stores (12%, 9 Votes)
  • Restaurants and food services (7%, 5 Votes)
  • Self-driving taxi services (13%, 10 Votes)
  • Surgical procedures (5%, 4 Votes)
  • Nowhere (37%, 27 Votes)

Total Votes: 75

Poll Open: May 4, 2020
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Posted May 4, 2020 through May 11, 2020 (75 Votes)


How has the pandemic most sharply affected your purchasing habits?
  • I order groceries online and have them delivered. (7%, 5 Votes)
  • I'm more inclined to stock up on staples. (16%, 11 Votes)
  • I now purchase clothing and other personal items online. (1%, 1 Vote)
  • I buy much less in general. (31%, 21 Votes)
  • I've put off several major purchases. (6%, 4 Votes)
  • I wear a face covering and social distance when I shop. (18%, 12 Votes)
  • I shop as usual where I can, and I'm eager for more stores to open. (21%, 13 Votes)

Total Votes: 67

Poll Open: April 27, 2020
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Posted April 27, 2020 through May 4, 2020 (67 Votes)


How do you feel about contact tracing as a tool to fight the pandemic?
  • It's essential -- the U.S. should not reopen without it. (25%, 35 Votes)
  • I support it on a voluntary basis, with reasonable privacy protections. (11%, 16 Votes)
  • I would use a completely anonymous system. (19%, 27 Votes)
  • I strongly oppose any contact tracing for privacy reasons. (35%, 49 Votes)
  • I doubt it would be effective. (6%, 8 Votes)
  • I don't think it's necessary. (3%, 4 Votes)
  • I don't know what contact tracing is. (1%, 2 Votes)

Total Votes: 141

Poll Open: April 21, 2020
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Posted April 21, 2020 through April 27, 2020 (141 Votes)


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