The Math Behind Dating Sites

OkCupid, matching, algorithm,

If you’ve ever wondered how dating sites match potential partners, there’s a mathematical explanation to that. In this TED lesson, OkCupid cofounder Christian Rudder explains the algorithm used by the site to find potential matches it can suggest to its users. We know, we know. Attraction couldn’t possibly be strictly put into numbers but this lesson is interesting to say the least.

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