Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 15:13:43 -0800
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From: Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG>
Subject: OT: Writing surveys
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I received an invitation from T-Mobile yesterday to participate in a
survey of their HotSpot users (I'm not a HotSpot user, but I use their
I don't see how it could produce meaningful results, because so many of
their questions did not have a correct answer, or even a remotely
correct answer, as a choice.
So when I write them, and other survey creators, an irritated letter
pointing out the error of their ways, what's a good URL to point them
to? I think it will have to be pretty simplistic and not involve any
fancy statistical words (none of the real statisticians I've known would
have come up with a survey like theirs).