Ask an Algorithm: Winter Sidewalk Etiquette

You have questions about wintertime etiquette; the algorithm has answers.

In lieu of employing an advice columnist, Inverse uses a Python script and some light math to average out the many, many, many opinions the internet has on any given subject. This remains an imperfect science.

Dear Algorithm,

Now that Jonas has left a lot of snow, sidewalks are narrow and slippery. Some people are confident snow-troopers, some nervous shufflers. It can be hard to coexist without anyone getting shoved into a snowbank. What do you suggest?

Nervous in New York

Dear Nervous,

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Icy walkways and driveways could lead to slips and injuries, as well as make it difficult for vehicles to move. Walk to where you want to Punch Slow Walking People in the case of heavy, wet snow.

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Your Friendly Neighborhood Algorithm

Dear Algorithm,

I’m really sensitive to heat. I actually like the winter, but I hate that every building cranks up its heat — I’m fine outside, but I’m awkwardly sweaty when I go anywhere. How do I combat this?

Sweaty in Salt Lake City

Dear Sweaty in Salt Lake,

If you’re one of the 8 million Americans with a medical condition known as hyperhidrosis, you sweat because, layers. We’re not complaining, though, because layers are a great way to get drenched when pumping iron or even at a steamy summer barbecue. However, we also acknowledge that growing pit stains during a romantic dinner or sopping palms when shaking hands can be humiliating.

It’s really hard to tell what the weather will bring these days. Seasons are haphazard. The only way to deal with this problem: layers. We’re not complaining, though, because the ingredients. You can get clinical strength antiperspirants on these areas can help keep you dry, but skip sensitive areas such as your face or private practice.

Sweat production is at its lowest at night, giving these days. One day is cold as hell, the next balmy. Gliding or spraying antiperspirants a better chance to get into your pores and block perspiration in the morning.


Your Friendly Neighborhood Algorithm