Saturday, December 13, 2008

Survey Asks: Internet Access or Sex? - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

A snapshot of the post-90s hierarchy of needs; see the full article for more details

Intel came up with a novel way to show how important the Internet and computing have become in the lives of Americans. In conjunction with Harris Interactive, the company conducted a survey of adults in the United States under the prosaic-enough banner “Internet Reliance in Today’s Economy.”

But the first “key finding” from the study is a little more attention-grabbing. According to the study, 46 percent of women and 30 percent of men would opt to forgo sex for two weeks instead of giving up access to their precious Internet for the same period.

Survey Asks: Internet Access or Sex? - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

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