For prospective dog owners, The Puppy Test mobile app provides a realistic simulation of owning a puppy by combining accurate dog behavior data, incessant notifications and time consuming, in-app activities. It is an instance of a larger framework for preparing users to make high-commitment time-intensive decisions.
Download: Visit uchic.ag/uac14 on your iOS device's web browser. Log in with your UChicago credentials, download the app, and install on your device.
Artur is a full-time MBA student at the Booth School of Business. Prior to graduate school, he supported Silicon Valley Bank's venture debt and equity funding of technology startups. Artur is a prospective dog owner.