Most events cost , but if you sign up early, you’ll only have to pay .
In addition, if no one catches your eye at an event, then your next one is free.
While it died down a little as online dating took over, speed dating is still a favorite dating option among many singles.
Particularly because you can try to make a connection in person instead of behind a screen — and you can get down to the nitty-gritty of what you really want in a date or partner.
It’s an interesting concept that helps both companies and developers to see what’s out there. All in all though, Hacker X did a good job organizing the event. If I were to attend as a candidate, these are some of the things I would focus on.
For companies, the pitch is that each developer was hand picked by the event coordinators. Our event was for full-stack developers with 5 years experience. Here, first impressions aren’t just important, they’re everything. Why their company was wronging them and how much better they are than that. After all the pleasantries, you’ve got about 240 seconds to impress. But don’t spend precious time convincing me that you’re a victim. The fast-paced nature of the event means there is zero time for reflection.
Little Gay Book, a lesbian matchmaking company founded by Dr.
Frankie Bashan, hosts Single Mingles for lesbian and bisexual women in Alameda, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Miami, Oakland, Seattle, San Diego, San Francisco, and New York, among other cities.
Worst case scenario, it will be a valuable new experience. Just don’t show up if you’re already happily married!
Speed dating was created in 1998 in Los Angeles by Rabbi Yaacov Deyo.