A year later, Altfest and Ross had a prototype, which they called Project , an acronym for Technical Automated Compatibility Testing—New York City’s first computer-dating service. She was the station’s first female reporter, and she had chosen, as her début feature, a three-part story on how New York couples meet.Each client paid five dollars and answered more than a hundred multiple-choice questions. (A previous installment had been about a singles bar—Maxwell’s Plum, on the Upper East Side, one of the first that so-called “respectable” single women could patronize on their own.) She had planned to interview Altfest, but he was out of the office, and she ended up talking to Ross.
On the day of Marlas abortion, fears began to overwhelm me. I kissed her goodnight, saying "I love you..you in the morning." That was the last time I saw her alive. Her eyes were half opened and the whites of her eyes were a dark yellow. The left side of her face looked like she had suffered a stroke. I managed to get an arm around her and kissed her good-bye. The only way to find out the truth was through a lawsuit. promote AND push for so-called "abortion rights" and it would hurt their cause if many women heard about Marla's tragic death.
I was worried for Marlas safety even though this was a leading women's hospital. At the next morning, I received a call from the intensive care unit (ICU). Twice, a doctor came out to ask me questions about Marla. I was determined not to allow Marla's death to become just another statistic. They don't want women to read or hear about the many abortion injuries and death's that victimize women across America each year.
You filled out a questionnaire, fed it into the machine, and almost instantly received a card with the name and address of a like-minded participant in some far-flung locale—your ideal match. He called up his friend Robert Ross, a programmer at I. M., and they began considering ways to adapt this approach to find matches closer to home. “This loser happens to be a talented fashion illustrator for one of New York’s largest advertising agencies.
They’d heard about some students at Harvard who’d come up with a program called Operation Match, which used a computer to find dates for people. She makes Quiche Lorraine, plays chess, and like me she loves to ski. ”One day, a woman named Patricia Lahrmer, from 1010 WINS, a local radio station, came to to do an interview.
This means hugs and gentle touch as well as praise. Empathize with others and focus on their needs and desires—especially those of your spouse. Confront your spouse or others with complaints in a timely and gracious manner. This means seeing the good in opportunities, circumstances, and people.