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The "Xennials" are supposedly a group born between the late 1970s and early 1980s, who were born analogue and became digital adults.
But the evidence for their existence isn't as clear-cut as we might hope.
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.
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