Poll of the Week: Killing Hitler

Today, the New York Times Magazine asked its readers the following question:

42% of respondents said yes, 30% said no, and 28% weren’t sure.

So we decided to poll 200 PickFu respondents to see how our results matched up. We did not, however, offer a “Not Sure” option, because… well, make up your mind.

See the results!

When Being Wrong Is the Right Answer

“What the hell’s wrong with my cover?”

Temple Williams reacted as most of us would at the suggestion he test the cover of his self-published book Warrior Patient.

But Williams, who has worked at several ad agencies and Reader’s Digest, knows that polling is powerful. “I hate it when [polls] tell me I’m wrong,” he wrote to us. “But it’s even worse to get the project wrong because of the power of self-deception.” … Continue reading