On Okcupid, Ross Ulbricht Was A “scientist Turned Entrepreneur” | Ars Technica

For music, he states that Electric Light Orchestras Im Alive is his theme song. Theprofile shows him as last logging into the site onSeptember 29, 2013, just women two days before he was arrested in a San Francisco library. Federal agents who arrested him took his laptop and have used files on it as evidence against him in court. According to prosecutors, Ulbricht’slaptop held a log of managementactivities related to Silk Road, which the government is using as evidence against him. The week of September 11, 2013, the log describes getting “covered in poison oak” and going on “a first date with amelia from okc.” Another fileon that laptop, a journal entry read aloud in court last week, echoes the more information “scientist turned entrepreneur” language inUlbricht’sOKC profile, althoughwith adarker bent. “I had mostly shut myself off from people because I felt ashamed of where my life was,” the journal entry read. “I had left my promising career as a scientist to be an investment adviser and entrepreneur and came up empty handed.” OkCupid encourages its users to answer questions on a variety of topics, to power the matchmakingalgorithm it uses. Users choose which questions to answer.
Full story: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/01/on-okcupid-ross-ulbricht-was-a-scientist-turned-entrepreneur/

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