As probably many of you, I've long been an avid follower of OkTrendscache, OkCupid's blog. After a three year long silence, finally some new articles appeared, and it soon became clear why: Christian Rudder had been working on a book, Dataclysmcache.
It contains tons of interesting findings extracted from the copious amounts of data available to todays datascientists, but I wanted to show a short excerpt I found quite striking:
The numbers roughly following the diagonal line are the median ages of the men. As you would expect, women prefer men roughly their own age.
Now compare this …