OPW - Aug 25 - Our thoughts and prayers for Chris Walker (Dating Starts Here). He had a back ache at iDate Miami. Turns out it was very very serious. He's in hospital now, and the prognosis is not good. Chris Walker is one of our heroes, and one of the founding fathers of the idating industry. He worked on Operation Match, while at Yale in the 60's. A punchcard based dating service. Here's our interview with him and a GQ article from January this year. He's an inspiration to our little industry. Please keep him in your thoughts and prayers.
Mark Brooks: Chris Walker passed away peacefully at home the evening of Wednesday 31st September. The Courtland Brooks team is just gutted. Chris was in great back ache pain at iDate Miami. Despite this he was quite brilliant, inquiring and contributed markedly to the conference. Noone suspected cancer.