Dating in sf vs nyc
Galadriel, a radiant speech therapist with curly blonde hair, was named for the elf queen in On the plane, my seatmate flirts with the dashing Qatari journalist sitting between us. My first date is Greg, a tall, dark, and handsome 37-year-old Yahoo employee who used to support himself as a professional pickup artist, though he prefers the term “social coach.” Moved by a character in Greg leaves early; he has to get up at 8 a.m. This is not the stranger I imagined sharing intimacy with in The Land of Single Men, but when I wake up jetlagged before sunrise, I realize our butts are touching. The company’s algorithm may one day know your desires better, even, than you do.
I eavesdrop, then ostentatiously put my earbuds in, but in fact I am still eavesdropping. That technology has allowed us to so thoroughly interrogate, define, and perhaps redefine our feelings is simultaneously exhilarating and exhausting — much like spending a weekend with strangers in a new time zone.
Additionally, “single” according to the Census means anyone who isn’t married, so even long-term relationships don’t come into the picture at all. It’s singles by age and zip code in the SF Bay Area. And yes, this map doesn’t account for sexuality at all, so there are plenty of men in those blue zones with zero interest in women.
Use the age range sliders to get it to an area that’s meaningful to you, I’ve started it off at 20-34. The only outpost with an excess of single women in San Francisco is Pacific Heights, although if you believed Wikipedia’s list of Notable Residents it’d be 80% male (cough).
Note: This is all fiercely heteronormative, and I’m sorry about that, but such is the data bestowed by the US Census Bureau.
If you’d like to see a hilarious side effect of this, scroll down to the last image. Very much the opposite of what we found about New York, where the core of Manhattan was primarily single women.
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This was the issue that caused the original trouble, though: when you organize things at the level of an entire city (and its surrounding suburbs), you miss out on the nuance that breaks the heart of every single woman in New York City.
A 32-inch seat in economy class has never felt so private.
In the shadow of multi-million-dollar Silicon Valley estates some Bay Area families -- the working poor -- are forced to live in RVs.
Remember that time I was blasting a startup for shipping single women from NYC to San Francisco?
And about how I had all of this cool data that showed that there were actually more single men in New York, and they were probably just hiding indoors playing video games?