Between the spreadsheets: dating by the numbers

In my blog post about how to have more fun online dating, I mentioned the spreadsheet I made to help with dating. Yes, a spreadsheet. For dating. Because when you’re feeling romantic, you just want to fire up Excel and input some data! Nothing like an evening of writing formulas to get you in theContinue reading “Between the spreadsheets: dating by the numbers”

How to have more fun while online dating

Updated Dec. 4, 2015: I did a podcast with dating expert Virginia Roberts about this post. Also, I’m now happily in a relationship with someone I met on Bumble. Enjoy! Online dating is hard and scary, am I right? Most of the advice for online dating focuses on how to find and get a partner,Continue reading “How to have more fun while online dating”

More adventures in self-doxxing: my online dating profile

So, I’ve decided to start dating again. Dating anonymously online is neither possible nor desirable: even in the Bay Area, I’m the only kernel programmer turned professional feminist activist. Online dating profiles are, of course, filled with wonderful juicy tidbits for internet harassers. All those sex-related questions, hurray! So, to save you all the thirtyContinue reading “More adventures in self-doxxing: my online dating profile”