Let's say you met an over-educated, underemployed, thirty-something man who seemed incapable of holding down a relationship, and who was known to date up to half-a-dozen women at a time after meeting them online.If you had to come up with a single theory to explain his desultory love life, what would it be? His article in this month's Atlantic, "A Million First Dates," argues that online matchmaking services like OKCupid and e Harmony are so powerful that they are bound to infect us all with a collective case of romantic ADHD -- or, as he puts it, that "the rise of online dating will mean an overall decrease in commitment." The impulse to search for "an ever-more-compatible mate with the click of a mouse" will prove so intoxicating over the long term, he writes, that it could undermine the very notions of marriage and monogamy.In other words, both Brian and Briana (fake names) were located in Los Angeles, CA, looking for a match within 100 miles, of the respective opposite sex, between the ages of 18 and 38.Once the profiles were created, experimenters swiped right on 1,000 consecutive profiles for Brian and Briana with no method to their madness whatsoever.Rather, he introduces us to Jacob, the pseudonymous thirty-something schlub I alluded to above.Jacob is a dedicated Green Bay Packer's fan who is less than enthusiastic about the idea of a 40-hour workweek.
Montecillo, whose parents are Filipino, was born in New York and spent 13 years living in Hong Kong.
The crew at whatever created two profiles using the photos of an attractive man and woman with their permission.