“We don’t know what the girls are like”, his friend chips in. Sales' piece is headlined “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating Apocalypse’”, and from here on out she inextricably links these woman-hating bros and their ilk with the rise of dating apps.
It will be renegotiated countless times in the final minutes, like an e Bay auction.
This led to all sorts of appalling situations, like having to speak to one's intended's mother, or father, or husband.
That marvellous little walkie-talkie device in your hip pocket really does save you all sorts of bother, young man. If you were late, it meant an agonising quarter-hour wait for the prospective partner, wondering whether they'd been stood up, or had a cruel prank played on them, like Mrs Krabappel in The Simpsons.
we tend to overestimate the impact of technology on human behaviour; more often than not, it is human behaviour that drives technological changes and explains their success or failure.
Technology is created by humans to meet existing desires, otherwise it wouldn’t be profitable, and, as any Silicon Valley investor knows, profitability is all.
At its base, technology is a revolution in logistics, not in psychology or sociology – it gives us better access to the things we already lust after; it doesn't change the nature of the lust itself.