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“You have to describe yourself in a way where you sound interesting but not crazy,” he says, “It’s a balancing act." The Bay Area’s map boasts more words related to sexual orientation than anywhere else in the country, including ‘bisexual,’ ‘homosexual,’ ‘lesbian,’ and ‘queer.’ Tech words, including ‘robot’ and ‘digitized’ can also be found in Silicon Valley (south of the area shown above).Unsurprisingly, the word used more in Detroit than anywhere else is ‘automotive.’ ‘Machine’ and ‘GM’ are up there as well.
Längere Öffnungszeiten gelten für die Lesesäle im PT- und RW-Gebäude sowie in der Zentralbibliothek - bitte informieren Sie sich hierzu auf den Webseiten der Universitätsbibliothek.Then he used a spider — a specialized program that crawls the entirety of a site and downloads all the information within it — to download all the profiles of potential matches.In total, he wound up with 19 million dating profiles.The effort took 10 computers three months, and once he had the data, he used it to create an alternate census.He took a map of the United States and created an algorithm that replaced every city’s official name with the word that was used more often in profiles there than it was anywhere else.Other stereotypically Southern terms can be found nearby, including ‘cornbread’ and ‘Baptist.’ Dubois acknowledges, of course, that the words are not necessarily representative of a place as a whole — if there aren't many profiles to use in a given location, then one person who repeats a certain word over and over in their profile could skew the whole area towards that descriptor.
That was more likely to happen in small towns or rural areas, however, than in cities.
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And the words certainly reveal their individual characteristics.
Manhattan's East Village (left) has words like 'taxi,' 'photography,' and 'brunch,' while across the river, Williamsburg, Brooklyn fits commonly held stereotypes about the area with words like ‘hipsters,’ ‘urbane,’ and ‘DJ.’ “I live between unconditional and midsummer,” Dubois says of his West Side neighborhood.
“I was looking for a body of data that could get at ordinary Americans describing themselves,” he says.