Funny book about online dating
This is online dating for geeks – for women – for men – for anyone who would like to meet their soulmate or just a playmate, and despairs of ever doing so.”—Cindy Gallop, founder of “Data, A Love Story is blunt, witty, charming, informative, smart, and true. Spock meets Mary Tyler Moore, as logical Amy turns her life into an algorithm and finds the formula for love. Buy this book and find out.” – Jeff Jarvis, author of Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live and What Would Google Do?“A heartening tale of how she found love and you can, too.” – People Magazine“Webb’s instincts…make perfect sense.”—Washington Post“Takes readers behind the scenes of Internet matchmaking.”—Boston Globe“The ultimate guide to data-crunching your way to love.”—Wired “This book is great fun, and possibly even useful to women who need a fresh approach to finding online lurve.” —Toronto Star “funny, brutally honest, and inspirational even to the most hopeless dater.”—Publishers Weekly “clever and inventive…
Rosefacekillahh, from Melbourne, Australia, warns online daters that she’s “not down to earth at all” in her Ok Cupid profile’s self-summary.“I pull out a bag of marshmallows and I go, ‘No, I knew this was gonna happen.’ And then I kiss you.In front of my burning car.” This imaginative profile, courtesy of Tumblr, entertains online daters with an amusing story. What works for one person can be taken too far by another.He’s decked out in armor and has a long sword slung casually over his shoulder as he looks off to the side, as if to say, “I’m too cool to look directly at the camera.” Evidence suggests this type of photo is very attractive to online daters.According to Ok Cupid’s data crunchers, “Men’s photos are most effective when they look away from the camera and don’t smile.” And then there’s his one-sentence About section: “I’m banking on your standards being a lot lower than mine.” Playful, self-deprecating, and original.’ and I go, ‘Yes — but I like danger.'” Then the romantic evening takes a turn for the ludicrous.
“We come outside and we see my car’s on fire,” Jake continues.
Webb’s color-coded and cross-indexed tale of her quest for exactly what she unapologetically wanted will make you look at data differently – and use it much, much better.
— Rachel Sklar, co-founder of The and Change The Ratio. Amy Webb has literally written the book on online dating.
(And it’s brave, funny, and smart to boot.) – Anna Holmes, founder of and editor of Hell Hath No Fury: Women’s Letters from the End of the Affair.
“A hilarious, fascinating, meticulous, brutally honest, totally engrossing and utterly delightful book.
Anyone who uses online dating sites must read her funny, fascinating book.”—Gretchen Rubin, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project “Data: A Love Story has me reassessing my sad single years, or at least my approach to them.