1st Nov 2015: The Effect Of The Internet On Dating In The 21st Century By Ian Forrester

Online Dating

Come along to The Royal Exchange Theatre Cafe at 2pm to listen to Ian’s talk. Enjoy socialising around learning and finding out something new…


Title of talk:

The effect of the internet on dating in the 21 century

Bullet points of what you would like to talk about:

  • Dating has changed
  • Personality vs Physical
  • The rise of online dating or how the geeks won
  • The science of online dating
  • Romantic love?
  • The economics of online dating
  • The rise of social dating
  • Dangers of gamifying dating

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The Ragged State of Dyslexic Help in Manchester by Ian Forrester

I hadn’t heard of Ragged talks but I was convinced to go as there was a talk about Making Manchester a Centre of Excellence for Dyslexia.

Ragged events are about getting together in social spaces, putting our feet up, breaking bread, and enjoying learning something new.

I like to think of Ragged talks as something between BarCamp and Tedx. Its certainly not as grand as a Tedx but much more pulled together by the community like a Barcamp. Their ethics and guidelines are well thought out too. But its single track and can be about anything interesting, theres also food and its free just like a barcamp. Read more…