I learnt that [dating sites] where you have to fill out all these fields don't work for me because they create a lot of expectations that aren't useful.
“I'll have this idea of someone and then I meet them and they are not that.“Whereas something like Tinder - it's second best to meeting someone in person because you don't have that much information...you're just like 'that person is kind of attractive' and you swipe right and if you both agree then you chat for a little bit and then you meet up in person. Carin’s need to date a guy who loves music is down in hard data.“Of the people who got a four or five...
who knew he was singing about what data visualisation can tell us about dating?
Seattle-based designer and serial dater Carin Fishel has logged every detail of the dates she’s been on since 2014, in a spreadsheet, in order to find patterns that could help her - and maybe you - meet the right person.
He was 33, was a nonsmoker, and said explicitly that he wanted kids. We finally wrapped up our discussion, but without enough time to head home first, I went straight to Longshots and decided to wait at the bar for him.
He was also a journalist covering the city hall beat for one of the local newspapers. I ordered a club soda with a twist of lime, which looked like my usual first-date drink but contained none of the potentially dangerous alcohol.
Naturally, I tease him and ask him to send me the spreadsheet.
n mid-August, couples and lonely hearts packed a Brooklyn basement to hear scientists make sense of something the crowd could not: love.
Arielle asked to see it — and he e-mailed it to her. I only deleted the non-Match people’s names (at the bottom) since some I’ve known for a long time.” “I hope this e-mail doesn’t backfire, because I really had a great time and hope to hang again soon :),” he added. She added, “For some strange reason, he actually does. “I sincerely regret my serious lapse in judgment in this matter and apologize to everyone,” he said. Suffice it to say, I will never do anything like this again.” He earlier told that he found his handiwork “wacky and quirky and kind of funny.” Merkur argued that his busy job prevents him from remembering the mundane details of his nights out. She’s figured out heaps of interesting stuff about what works - including that she’s way more likely to fall for someone if she knows next to nothing about them when she meets them.Combine that with being “kind of obsessed with data visualisation” and her love-via-spreadsheet idea was born.“Plus I talked about [dating] all the time...All three services would continue to email me new profiles every day. Jeff Goldblum isn’t going to date someone who wears what you wear to work.” My date with Mench Tastic kept me preoccupied the rest of the day. I bet he has sexy hands—strong, veiny even, but soft.I was sitting at my desk at work when sent me a similar reminder message, this time highlighting Mench Tastic, and his profile immediately grabbed my attention. I sat through a client meeting discussing the usability of a website, and all I could think about was his photo gallery. I looked at my watch more often than I should have, waiting for the meeting to end.One girl, Marisa, 25, did not fare as well as Arielle, as he wrote: "OK girl, but very jappy [slang for Jewish American Princess]; one and done for me". I only deleted the non-match people's names (at the bottom) since some I've known for a long time. " According to Deadspin.com, Arielle took only two days to forward the spreadsheet to her friends. I work long days, go to the gym, go out on a couple of midweek dates or what not, get home late ...