At Loves Data, Valentine’s day is an extra special time of year because it’s important to show your loved one how much you care about them (particularly if you mention it in your business name) To reiterate our love for data we’ve compiled a short list of gifts that you can give to other tech and data lovers.
1. Send a heartfelt card
If your significant other understands these, they’re a keeper
To the SEO Specialist of your dreams
This endearing truth bomb
Source: Pop Sugar
Any Coders in the crowd?
Source: Sass and Coffee
If they’re a pun enthusiast, definitely marriage material.
From one font lover to another
Source: The Positive Posters
2. Use Google to express your love
Make like Tripple J’s morning show and use Google Translate to speak a remixed love poem to Google maps. Listen to Louis McKirdy’s mix here.
If rapping isn’t your forte you could create a Google Maps App to develop a scavenger hunt for your one true love. This software engineer chose strategic spots in the city where a friend was waiting with a rose and a password hint allowing her to continue her journey to the next location. He was waiting at the final destination (the venue of their second date) where he proposed #awwww
3. Get Visualising
Use data to visualise the wonder of your love, like Drake did. Here’s a snippet from his marriage proposal in the form of an infographic, Stacy you’re one lucky gal!
(see the rest of the infographic on our Pinterest board)
4. Old school mix tape
Romance is not dead! Make your Valentine a mix tape of the songs that make you think of them; don’t have a cassette player anymore? That’s ok, you can buy this retro-style USB disguised as a cassette to load with your favourite tunes.
5. Just send an email full of GIFs & memes with this guy (who’s name is Data... Star Trek anyone?)
Google Glass has come a long way
6. Cute 8-bit graphics for the gamers in your life
Source: Geek Alerts
7. Create a romantic QR code
8. Say it with the best love language of all, food
Source: Mary and Matt
Yes, that's a chocolate pie graph. We know. It's the most beautiful thing in the history of the universe.
(& coffee of course)
Particularly if you agree with this sentiment;
9. Be honest
At least this response is better than “I know”
A long stem rose that never dies
11. Write a poem to data and have a #crafternoon in your office like we did
More of our masterpieces are here
12. Actions speak louder than words
Which is your favourite? Let us know in the comments!