surveys

programming

Are Software Developers Miserable?

A new survey attempts to quantify the unhappiness of programmers.
Michael Byrne
4.15.17
News

New Annoying Ransomware Forces Victims to Take Online Surveys

You gotta be kidding.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.28.16
opinions

A Shocking Number of Canadians Don’t Get Climate Change, Vaccines or GMOs

A whopping 40 percent think the science is 'unclear' on climate change.
Kate Lunau
9.19.16
machines

New Survey Raises Worries About Embedded Systems That Can Kill

Embedded systems are what control our machines. A full third of them aren't designed to safety standards.
Michael Byrne
3.7.16
Culture

The Unknown, Poorly Paid Labor Force Powering Academic Research

Researchers are increasingly relying on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk and its crowdsourced labor.
Louise Matsakis
2.4.16
short circuit

Most Adults Aren’t Checking Their Phone Just to Be Antisocial, Study Finds

Young adults feel much more permissive about using phones in social gatherings, while seniors just don’t like phones all that much at all.
Clinton Nguyen
8.26.15
News

Survey: Nearly Half of Drivers Are Comfortable With (Limited) Driverless Tech

Over half of respondents said they would “prefer” the technology.
Rachel Pick
7.22.15
psychology

Why Don't Americans Trust Scientists?

How evolution turns people into climate change deniers.
Michael Byrne
9.23.14
apps

Most Apps Fail at Telling Users What Data They Collect, Survey Finds

Apps by and large still have major issues with disclosing their use of user data.
DJ Pangburn
9.11.14
Motherboard Blog

Where the Robots Are Creating Jobs

Demand for robot jobs was rising in the same sectors as demand for human jobs.
Ben Richmond
2.17.14
Motherboard Blog

When Americans Are Willing to Die

Is there proof of a lingering Schiavo effect?
Ben Richmond
11.21.13
Motherboard Blog

The Sequester Is Delaying Research at US Universities

There's a chill settling across American research.
Ben Richmond
11.12.13