We’re also planning our second “date” to talk about some of the ways Jackie could get involved in a few of these projects, which is exactly what Phillips had in mind when they planned the event.“While we don’t intend to play matchmaker per se, nor tell people what they should work on together, we want to catalyze and support these natural connections,” she said.Who knew Superhero Clubhouse and CCAFS could be a match made in heaven?Later in the night, installation artist Jackie Brookner took a seat across from me.Sheena Iyengar and Raymond Fisman found, from having the participants fill out questionnaires, that what people said they wanted in an ideal mate did not match their subconscious preferences.We've got almost half a million members on the site, all of whom are looking to meet someone, so take the opportunity to expand your horizons. Unlike many bars, a speed dating event will, by necessity, be quiet enough for people to talk comfortably. As Ireland's largest online dating site, we've helped more Irish singles than we can count to turn their love lives into something special.IRI as well as a number of other projects I’ve partnered with work with water infrastructure as well.I’m happy to report that Jackie and I have already started emailing about some specific projects.
On the other hand, feedback and gratification are delayed as participants must wait a day or two for their results to come in.When the first of my 14 dates sat down across from me, my stomach turned a bit. Lisa Phillips, co-director of Positive Feedback, sees connections in the processes artists and scientists go through as well. After all, we came from such different backgrounds! On Thursday night, Positive Feedback, an initiative of the Earth Institute, the Center for Creative Research at NYU, and the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, brought together artists and climate scientists (or climate science writer in my case) for a round of speed dating. To help practitioners of the two disciplines find common ground and develop new (professional) relationships. From Galileo’s drawings of the heavens to Darwin’s sketches of finches to the recent rise of infographics, art has long helped convey complex scientific theories and data.It turned out Jeremy was no stranger to the Lamont campus, having performed an interactive play about climate change and tree rings at October’s Open House.Jeremy told me Superhero Clubhouse is currently looking to do a play about climate change and agriculture, a topic the International Research Institute for Climate and Society scientist James Hansen works extensively on as one of the leaders of the Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) project.Other studies found speed-dating data useful as a way to observe individual choices among random participants. Participants can come alone without feeling out of place; alternatively it is Speed dating monaghan that women who like to go out in groups can do together. Selectivity[ edit ] Studies of speed dating events generally show more selectivity among women than among men.Specific age range based on gender is a common restriction for events.Don’t think it was just a one-way street, with science informing art.Jill Sigman, a performance artist who has had work exhibited internationally, told me about her ongoing Hut Project, a series of site-specific huts built of local repurposed material and refuse.She creates art near water, particularly human-made systems such as stormwater drains and river diversions.These places inspire her because of their paradox: water is essential to life yet we go through great efforts to tame it due to fear of what it can do if left to run free.