Amy, age 44
In data recovery since 1998
She even offers a half-dozen piercings, which she asked us not to ever explain for fear they’d be too distinguishing. She lives in a ranch-style home at the termination of the cul-de-sac into the Nevada wilderness. The flat-screen, tuned to a soothing New Age radio channel, is playing Enya as we sit down in her living room. Amy and her partner, Patrick, a ponytailed software engineer, trade I-love-you’s. “I’m likely to be viewing my show,” he claims, shutting the doorway of the room behind him.