Monthly Archives: September 2013

Survey Research Ridiculed

Survey research is the only method of investigation that’s ridiculed.  A recent example is an editorial in the Chicago Tribune, titled, “Survey mania“.  The ridicule is also evident In one of my favorite cartoons.  A man at a bar says … Continue reading

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Strategy for Our Internet World

In order to optimize our efforts for change and betterment we need to use the Internet and its accompanying hard-and software,  This is the conclusion of my review of Jonathan Crary, 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep, which … Continue reading

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Salary Surveys (like all surveys) Are Unreliable

Asking about salaries (like asking about anything else) produces unreliable information; i.e., information that may be, and often is, inaccurate, incomplete, and/or biased.  I make this point in my book, The Problem with Survey Research, and so does Bob Weinstein, pointing … Continue reading

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