“The more we speak with people who inquire about our program, the more we see that they are just so discouraged with the quality of people that they are meeting, as well as the whole process of online dating.” Grossman says.
The last gift spawned something else entirely -- the 1960s introduced us to computer dating. The 1960s sport carried many of the same hazards and thrills as virtual matchmaking today.
People submitted their vital stats along with questionnaires by mail.
Not e-mail, of course, but old-fashioned, stamp-licking mail. People waited patiently for days, weeks, and months as companies processed their answers on intelligence, attractiveness, quirks, and preferences, and would perhaps find them matches ... The questionnaire model dated back to the Scientific Marriage Foundation in 1957 and flourished throughout the '60s and '70s. Or both do., journalist Gay Talese described pornographer-to-be Al Goldstein as a subscriber to a "computer dating service" circa the mid-'60s (though apparently the service was, like many during this era, fraudulent).
"Its exterior profile shape has also been streamlined for lower drag to achieve the 40-plus kilometers when fired from the existing fielded 39-caliber 155mm weapon systems." The rocket-assisted projectile can be fired from the currently fielded M777A2, Nguyen added.
The new round also features the use of insensitive munition explosive instead of traditional high explosive.