New Online Social Dating Trends (special Valentine's topic)

Nancy Blachman, a.k.a. Nancy Capulet, author of Putting Your Heart Online

"Fertile ground for the seeds of love." That's how The New York Times describes the Internet. Hollywood is jumping on this new bandwagon: Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks star in Nora Ephron's new film You've Got Mail about two people who meet and fall in love on the Net.

Nancy Capulet, who met her true love "practicing what she preaches," will fill you in on how people are finding love on the Internet. In this talk, she will describe

Nancy Blachman (a.k.a. Nancy Capulet) is a computer professional who recently moved to Princeton to marry her fiance, whom she met online. Ms. Blachman holds degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Birmigham, U.K., and Stanford University. In addition to Putting Your Heart Online, Ms. Blachman has written six books on mathematical software including Mathematica: A Practical Approach, The Mathematica Graphics Guidebook, The Mathematica Quick Reference, and The Maple Quick Reference.

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Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999, 8:00 pm
Location: Auditorium, Sarnoff Corporation, 201 Washington Road (Rt 571 1/4 mile south of US 1), Princeton, NJ

Additional Information: recorded info (609) 924-8704, Dennis Mancl (908) 582-7086, or John DeGood (609) 734-2028

A pre-meeting dinner with the speaker is held at 6 p.m. at the Rusty Scupper on Alexander Road in Princeton. If you would like to attend, please call the information number to record your reservation on the answering machine.

Princeton ACM / IEEE Computer Society meeting are open to the public. Students and their parents are welcome. There is no admission charge, and refreshments are served.