Posts Tagged ‘dating’
I wonder how long it will take before somebody decides to simplify online dating by integrating 23andme and Facebook into OkCupid. It would make things so much easier, and so, so much creepier.
More background in the video this chart came from: The beauty of data visualization.
The process of looking for work is oddly liberating.
Of course I know there is a bigger world out there than just the tiny section of technology I’ve spent the last few years worrying about, but it’s nice to find out that world is still there and that it’s a welcoming place.
Recruiters are a lot like vultures around prey. As soon as one of them finds out you’re considering working somewhere else they all magically seem to know, and they start circling in. There is probably some funky brain wave thing going on; I doubt they would tell each other.
Looking for a job is a lot like dating, more than I realized. I’m starting to get better at both (practice, eh?), and enjoying the process more than I did.
The Economist had an interesting article back in ’10 about books and their influence on online dating.
And speaking of “books”… I came across a dating site for Ayn Rand admirers, and it’s fairly big too – about 30,000 members. I guess I can’t say I’m surprised, but it is still sort of weird to see people describe their personality in terms of their relation to Atlas Shrugged.