Online dating true love
No computer can accurately predict whom you should be with. People who are outgoing tend to do better with Internet dating.
An estimated 30 to 40 million North Americans now use online dating sites.
And you don't go in believing that science is behind the match. When diet companies show someone who lost a bunch of weight in six weeks, they have to say, "Results not typical." I think e Harmony and other sites should do the same. MT: It really depends on people's willingness to come back and tell us why each date didn't work out so the system could get smarter. MT: Because sex is a huge part of a relationship that people don't always focus on.
It would be like Netflix, which learns from your preferences to make better predictions for you. Couples today are unwilling to settle for sexual boredom.
We interviewed the founders of Ok Cupid, one of the most successful online dating sites, for a chapter on “How to Find Love Online” in our book “The Art of Doing.” Although the founders claim no lothario-like superpowers—based on their teeming mass of statistical data and observational evidence they can advise us on how to find someone online who will love us for who we really are.
Many people believe that when seeking a partner online they should try to appeal to the largest possible pool of people.