PRINCETON ACM / IEEE COMPUTER SOCIETY CHAPTERS
FEBRUARY 1999 JOINT MEETING
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.
- What people use to contact others online, e.g., chat, newsgroups, Web-based matchmaking services
- What people are looking for
- The dynamics of online courting
- How social trends are changing as a result of the increasing popularity of the Internet
- How people can improve their chances of connecting with someone
Visit http://www.HeartsOnline.com to find out about Putting Your Heart Online.
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.