Inside OKCupid: The math of online dating - Christian Rudder
Inside OKCupid: The math of online dating - Christian Rudder | TED-Ed
The internet has made many things easier, including dating, allowing us to interact and connect with a plethora of new people—even those that were deemed unreachable just fifteen minutes beforehand. Christian Rudder, one of the founders of OKCupid, examines how an algorithm can be used to link two people and to examine their compatibility based on a series of questions. As they answer more questions with similar answers, their compatibility increases. You may be asking yourself how we explain the components of human attraction in a way that a computer can understand it. Well, the number one component is research data.
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Just like the fact that more people are shopping online every year, more people are also dating online. Category: Mathematics. This Study Plus unit from the National Strategies engages students in discussion about attractiveness, using photographs of the faces of famous people. The aim of this unit is for students to explore the golden ratio as a determinant of attractiveness. In particular the link to facial beauty is explored using the ideas of ratio and correlation.