The book arrives on Tuesday, bearing the kind of Gladwellian title — “Dataclysm: Who We Are When We Think No One’s Looking” — meant to tell readers that a Big Idea lies between the covers.Rudder’s talk at the Empiricist League borrowed from the book’s first chapter, covering the basics of whom we’re attracted to and why." data-medium-file="https://espnfivethirtyeight.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/chart_women.jpg? Rudder, who has a kind of self-effacing charisma (“This segues to the next point on my shitty piece of paper here”) stammered for a bit and smiled. “This is attractiveness votes, so think of this as our proxy for lust,” he said. She was looking for a clear-cut answer, a capital-T Truth. So that’s just a thing.” A flawed, messy, human thing that we probably could’ve intuited, but now, thanks to the data, we know.“It is kind of terrible.” Later, somebody in the crowd shouted a question: “Could you point to an age at which, for a woman, it’s not even worth signing up? In the age of Big Data, the empirical has deciphered the intimate. udder is now the president of OKCupid, but in 2009, before he started OKTrends, OKCupid was close to the end.
" of how straight women rate the men on OKCupid based on their age."Many men seem to pounce on women online just as they would in real life," she said."There's no emotional explanation for it other than they want spice and curiosity." online dating site is the information a user volunteers in the hopes it’ll help find her love, sex or some combination of the two.That’s already a rich source of personal data to draw from, and OKCupid layered more on top of it.