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This text map of the Bay Area, for instance, has the most positive buzzwords, like “spirituality,” “create” and “purpose.” It also includes some pretty obvious ones like “gay” in San Francisco, “liberal” in Santa Cruz and “young” in Oakland.
You can see how each part of the country has evolved.
But around the city you also get words like “pretty,” “heartbreak,” “gig” and “cigarette.” That’s what dating someone from Seattle is like — they play in a band, they smoke, and you end up heartbroken.
The city of Redmond, Washington, where Microsoft is based, has a less lyrical word: “email.” Du Bois: This project was an interesting way to create a psychogeography for different parts of the US.This allowed him to browse some 19 million people’s dating profiles. To analyze the words they used to describe themselves.Du Bois used a technique called term frequency-inverse document frequency, or tf-idf, to measure how frequently a unique word appears in a specific zip code, while discounting words used often across many zip codes.The point is to think about the rhetoric of how we talk about ourselves when we try to get somebody to be interested in us. Speed-dating singles were supposed to use short drawing exercises as their ice breakers at El Segundo Museum of Art. Speakers in the gallery rock low strains of a romantic playlist including “True” by the 1980s new wave band Spandau Ballet, and fragrant perfume drifts through the air. as the awkward truth of the situation dawns on the women.You’ve got “DJ,” “glamorous,” “writing,” “hoodie,” “hipsters” and “psychiatrist.” You’ve also got a lot of music genres like “electro” and “noise.” Du Bois: In New Jersey, some of them make complete sense.