New yorker article on computer dating
TIME Magazine mentioned it in a review of dating services, saying, "If you’re highly educated and seeking a highly educated partner, Right Stuff Dating ('The Ivy League of Dating') may be right for you." Competing niche sites targeting high intelligence or graduates of elite universities have either closed entirely, no longer work with current browsers, or are otherwise essentially moribund.These include docdates.com, fastcupid.com, intellectconnect.com, ivydate.com, mymitra.com, and
One man writes about having more sex than average, while the last discusses how sex life oscillates because of his wife’s medication for Parkinson’s disease.Koota asked a grand jury to consider whether it was a crime to invite students to "Pick 'em cuter by computer": "The potential danger to physical safety and morals is clear.Some control is essential to prevent criminals, racketeers and sex deviates from this profitable field." Today, is the largest dating site in the world, with an estimated 20 million members. Naturally, the stories that appear in the paper tend to be dramatic.(Deadly diseases and trips to the emergency room are recurring features.) And the columns are disproportionately written by professional writers, which means the stories are evenly paced, and cleanly structured, in a way that love often isn’t.