the fall of 1964, on a visit to the World’s Fair, in Queens, Lewis Altfest, a twenty-five-year-old accountant, came upon an open-air display called the Parker Pen Pavilion, where a giant computer clicked and whirred at the job of selecting foreign pen pals for curious pavilion visitors. Within a year, more than five thousand subscribers had signed on. It would invite dozens of matched couples to singles parties, knowing that people might be more comfortable in a group setting. They wound up in the pages of the New York subscriber.
You filled out a questionnaire, fed it into the machine, and almost instantly received a card with the name and address of a like-minded participant in some far-flung locale—your ideal match. He called up his friend Robert Ross, a programmer at I. M., and they began considering ways to adapt this approach to find matches closer to home. “This loser happens to be a talented fashion illustrator for one of New York’s largest advertising agencies.
Finally, it's not just for the young and tech savvy.
In this episode of the Always Lancaster podcast, "Dating for Dummies," hosts Alex, Claudia and Tiffany welcome John and Ashlynn, who share some of their online dating experiences as we continue the online dating discussion.
About two years ago I arranged to meet for coffee with a woman I had corresponded with online.
Senior Editor Jim Edwards' previous position was Managing Editor at Adweek.
Camila Cabello and Matthew Hussey are officially dating! News shared the exclusive photos of the couple packing on the PDA on the beach in Mexico, we've learned more details about the 20-year-old "Havana" singer's relationship with the 30-year-old dating coach."Camila recently started dating Matthew," the insider tells E! "It wasn't something she expected, but she knew of him and really enjoys his work."The source adds, "She has been following him for a while and was a fan, but it took her by surprise that she has gotten to know him on a deeper level."Another insider has shared details about the couple's trip to Cabo San Lucas."Camila arrived in Cabo San Lucas on Thursday afternoon with Matthew," the source tells us.